Underlined (Updated for week of 5/11)

By Caroline O'Connor | April 17 2020 | BlogPop CultureVirtual EventsGiftAllGeneral

Meet Underlined. The place where you can find everything you need to know about the best YA books, the coolest authors, and the latest trends. 

This is also the spot to get book recommendations, access to exclusive content, and tons of pop-culture fun.  Underlined is a thoughtful, creative, and diverse community that believes there is a YA book for every reader.  The Underlined team members celebrate our unique interests, highlight the latest trends, and, of course, underline our favorite lines in books.


Keep up with Underlined while you’re stuck at home! See below for the list of upcoming activities and virtual events.


@GetUnderlined (Teens) – Everyday at 3p.m.

      • Sundays: What’s New This Week 
        • Get a weekly rundown of all the upcoming digital moments you need to know about, including:
          • Monday, 5/11: Virtual Book Tour Event at Indigo with Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
          • Tuesday, 5/12: Virtual Book Tour Event at Brookline Booksmith with Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
          • Tuesday, 5/12: #TrueStuffTuesday with Candace Fleming
          • Thursday, 5/14: The Bux Stops Here with Julie Buxbaum
          • Friday, 5/15: Daisy Jones and the SixDiscussion with Jeff Zentner and Jennifer Niven
          • Friday, 5/15: Random House Canada’s summer trivia series with Katie Heaney and Rory Power
          • Friday, 5/15: Underlined’s Author Feature Friday with Katharine McGee
        • Mondays: Boredom Busters
          • Check out all of the latest Underlined blog posts, quizzes, and other fun content including:
            • “Most Anticipated Books of Summer” roundup
            • “Can You Guess Which Books These Quotes Came From?” quiz
            • “Which American Royal Are You?” quiz
            • “Which Nic Stone Book Should You Read First?” quiz
            • Excerpt of the Week: Two Can Keep a Secretby Karen M. McManus
          • Tuesdays: Virtual Book Club
            • Tune in to chat with our video host, Victoria, about new books and what she’s reading right now. This week she’ll highlight a roundup of books for Mental Health Awareness Month including, Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow, How to Make Friends With the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow, Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella, and All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven.
          • Tuesdays: Weekly Ebook Sales
            • Share this week’s Ebook Downprice Promo for Words in Deep Blue byCath Crawley ($1.99) I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez ($2.99), Every Day by David Levithan ($1.99), First Test by Tamora Pierce ($1.99), Lifelike by Jay Kristoff  ($2.99), and Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim  ($2.99).
          • Wednesdays: Underlined Hotline
            • Get ready! Underlined will be answering your questions live! If you need book recs, have questions, or just want to say hello we’ll be there.
          • Thursdays: At Home with Underlined
            • Watch as Victoria takes over Underlined’s Instagram to take polls, answer questions, and share how she’s spending her time at home. This week Victoria will play “Two Truths and a Lie” Book Nerd edition.
          • Fridays: #AuthorFeatureFriday
            • Tune in for take overs, chats, Q&As, and more with our amazing authors! This week we’ll feature Katharine McGee.


      @RandomHouseKids (Parents) – Everyday starting at 1p.m. 

      • Sundays: Happy Mother’s Day!
          • Celebrating Mother’s everywhere!
      • Mother’s Day virtual storytime in IG Stories, featuring Are You My Mother?
      • Monday: Cheers to this year’s graduates!
        • We’re sharing some of our favorite UGC’s from our #OhThePlaces2020 campaign
      • Tuesday: Book Recs Roundup!
        • Keep celebrating mom with these books.
      • Wednesdays: Trivia with Random House Kids
        • Adorable trivia inspired by Our Friend Hedgehog by Lauren Castillo!
      • Thursdays: Learn from Home
        • Tune in for at-home learning tips from bestselling author and homeschooling expert Danica McKellar!
      • Fridays: #AuthorFeatureFriday
        • Join #RHCBArtSchool’s next drawing lesson with Max Lang, illustrator of Grumpy Monkey!
      • Saturdays: Saturday Snapshot
        • We’re highlighting some of our favorite images and memes of the week!



      • Sunday, May 10
        • 10AM- Draw Along Roundup (IGS only)
        • 3PM- What’s Happening This Week
          • Daily Drawings
          • At home activities
          • Storytimes
          • New! 5 Questions with RHG
        • Monday, May 11
          • 11AM- RHGDrawAlong: Sand Warrior Fan Art
          • 3PM- More new titles coming this month!
          • 4PM- Suncatcher Author Video: Meet the Characters (IGTV/ Twitter)
        • Tuesday, May 12
          • Happy Book Birthday 5 WORLDS
          • 11AM- RHG DrawAlong: Cobalt Prince Fan Art
          • 4PM- Storytime: 5 World’s STORYTIME
        • Wednesday, May 13
          • NCBD: 5 WORLDS
          • 11AM- RHG DrawAlong: Red Maze Fan Art
          • 1PM- Editorial Wednesday w/ Whitney Leopard
        • Thursday, May 14
          • 11AM- RHG DrawAlong: Amber Anthem Fan Art
          • 2PM- Storytime threw the 4 books of 5 Worlds!
        • Friday, May 15
          • 11AM- RHG DrawAlong: Coloring Day
          • 1PM- 5 Questions with Jessi Zabarsky
          • 3PM- Video Book Club: Introducing Kids to graphic novels
        • Saturday, May 16
          • 12PM- Storytime: Suncatcher


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