13 YA authors who are equally brilliant on Tumblr as they are in books

This lot are a must-follow

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The good thing about YA authors is that, a lot of the time, they're all very internetty people. They just GET what blogs are all about, and that means that their tumblrs are always on fleek. If your follow list is lacking a bit of Rainbow Rowell, Juno Dawson and John Green, then you really need to get following.

Jam-packed with fan art, character development, cute book discussion and the occasional meme, here are the 13 authors who are just as brilliant on tumblr as they are at writing your fave reads.

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1. Rainbow Rowell

A load of everything you love, from Harry Potter humour to cat videos to cute fan castings of her novels.

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Author of:  Fangirl, Eleanor & Park, Carry On

Tumblr URL: rainbowrowell.tumblr.com

2. Juno Dawson

The perfect mixture of sassy GIF and heartfelt, genuine LGBTQ advice.

Author of:  Mind Your Head, All Of The Above, This Book Is Gay, Hollow Pike

Tumblr URL: junodawsonbooks.tumblr.com

3. Erin Morgenstern

For anyone who loves the eerie, whimsical aesthetic of her novel, The Night Circus, her blog matches her writing style perfectly.

Author of:  The Night Circus

Tumblr URL: erinmorgenstern.tumblr.com/

4. Cassandra Clare

Literally the ultimate happy place filled with fan art, Q&As, character tributes and loads more for anyone who's a fan of Cassie's books.

Author of:  The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Dark Artefices

Tumblr URL: cassandraclare.tumblr.com

5. Ransom Riggs

Excited for the Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children movie? Get following. Random answers tons of fan questions on Tumblr, and reveals loads of bonus secrets that you wouldn't normally know. 

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Author of:Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children  The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Dark Artefices

Tumblr URL: ransomriggs.tumblr.com

6. Marie Lu

Inside info on her books, loads of chat with fans and loads of her own personal photography, which is particularly ace.

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Author of:  The Legend series

Tumblr URL: marielubooks.tumblr.com

7. Shannon Hale

Inspirational discussion on gender and literature, and some meaty reading for when you're feeling deep and meaningful.

Author of: Princess Academy, Ever After High, The Goose Girl, Dangerous, Austenland.  

Tumblr URL: shannonhale.tumblr.com

8. Victoria Aveyard

Awesome fan art and creative tributes to her characters, loads of extra snippets about her stories and a sprinkling of personal stuff too.

Author of: Red Queen, Glass Sword

Tumblr URL: vaveyard.tumblr.com

9. John Green

Probably the ultimate internet author, so do we really need to tell you that his blog is GREAT?

Author of: The Fault In Our Stars, Paper Towns, Looking For Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines

Tumblr URL: fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com

10. Stephanie Perkins

Maybe the cutest author blog of the lot, jam-packed with adorable fan art and edits that will make you go SQUEEEEE.

Author of: Anna and the French Kiss, Isla and the Happily Ever After, Lola and the Boy Next Door

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Tumblr URL: fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com

11. Lauren Oliver

Her blog is all the proof you need that you and Lauren should be best friends - book recommendations, lolworthy YA humour and even music playlists.

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Author of: Anna and the French Kiss, Isla and the Happily Ever After, Lola and the Boy Next Door

Tumblr URL: lauren-oliver.tumblr.com

12. Zoella

Well duh. She's the queen of the internet and her tumblr is just as good as her YouTube (and Girl Online) y'know.

Author of: Girl Online, Girl Online: On Tour

Tumblr URL: zoella.tumblr.com

13. Gayle Foreman

Basically one big Pinterest board dedicated to Gayle's books, with dreamy imagery a-go-go and loads of general book chat.

Author of: If I Stay, Where She Went, Just One Day, I Was Here

Tumblr URL: gayleforman.tumblr.com

Gonna give all of this lot a follow? Have you spotted your fave on the list? Let us know with a tweet to @Sugarscape.

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