Recent Articles by Hikari Loftus
Published: Thursday, November 19, 2015 4:18 pm MST
Whether you’re a Maze Runner, Divergent, Shadowhunter, Child of Poseidon or you have volunteered as Tribute, these popular terms all originated from the same place: young adult literature.
Published: Friday, November 6, 2015 3:00 pm MST
Authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff talk about science fiction and their hopes that the unique format of "Illuminae" will convince others to dare to do something different.
Published: Friday, October 30, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Catching Santa Claus is no easy task. But with the help of Utah author Jean Reagan's latest book, "How to Catch Santa," children and parents are sure to enjoy preparing for his arrival this year.
Published: Friday, October 16, 2015 3:19 pm MDT
Australian author John Flanagan tells readers what they can expect from the Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years books and about the development of the main characters Halt and Crowley.
Published: Friday, October 9, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
When author Margaret Stohl signed on to write the first young adult prose novel about the famous comic book super spy Black Widow, she didn’t realize it would lead to her involvement in creating an entire...
Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:26 pm MDT
Food blogger and Utah cookbook author Deborah Harroun whips up 100 healthy smoothies, with no added processed sugars, to help parents sneak vitamins and nutrients to picky and nonpicky eaters alike in "Best 100...
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
Author Colleen Houck continues her mythology-themed young adult fiction, focusing this time on Egyptian mythology. "Reawakened" features handsome princes, evil villains, a stubborn heroine and beautiful magic a...
Book review: 'Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge' is a gem for any Star Wars or Shakespeare fan's collection
Published: Friday, September 11, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
Star Wars fans, Shakespeare fans and readers who delight in cleverness are sure to enjoy what Ian Doescher has done with his Star Wars retellings. Doescher's Elizabethan take is not only hilarious and entertain...
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 3:30 pm MDT
When David openly challenges class president Veronica, he thinks he's got her figured out. When it lands him in the race against her, he discovers that maybe perfect Veronica isn't so perfect after all in "Don'...
Published: Friday, July 10, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Teen author Maya Van Wagenen details her experience using a 1950s popularity guide to change her low social status in a hilarious, honest and enlightening memoir that redefines popularity.