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How to Tell if You're in a Coming-of-Age Novel

By ElodieJanuary 23, 2017
In real life, coming of age isn’t as simple as reaching the end of your story and knowing you’ve grown as a... More  →
How to Tell if You're in a Coming-of-Age Novel

Why Girls Love Stories About Murderous Cults (And Why The Girls and American Girls Are the Best Yet)

By Lauren PassellJune 14, 2016
Two amazing books out this month look at the famous "Manson family" murders—gruesome killings carried out by young girls with long, flowing,... More  →
Why Girls Love Stories About Murderous Cults (And Why <i>The Girls</i> and <i>American Girls</i> Are the Best Yet)

12 Hunger Games Book Scenes That Definitely Should Have Made the Films

By Amanda BellJune 13, 2016
Like a lot of book-to-screen adaptations (because, hello, the books are always better, no exceptions), The Hunger GamesMore  →
12 <i>Hunger Games</i> Book Scenes That Definitely Should Have Made the Films <span class='sponsor_tag'>(sponsored)</span>

Are Your Problems More YA or Classic Lit?

By ElodieMay 13, 2016
Like most people, I tend to solve my problems by ignoring them and just hoping they go away. Right now, for instance,... More  →
Are Your Problems More YA or Classic Lit?

Mr. Darcy Is the Most Eligible Bachelor Ever in This Hysterically Funny Pride & Prejudice Retelling

By Janet ManleyApril 19, 2016
No matter the specific details of any Pride and Prejudice remake, Darcy pretty much always ends up wet-shirted. Whether we are in Georgian England,... More  →
Mr. Darcy Is the Most <i>Eligible</i> Bachelor Ever in This Hysterically Funny <i>Pride & Prejudice</i> Retelling

Mockingjay Is Not Just Another YA Dystopia; Here's Why

By Janet ManleyApril 6, 2016
Somehow Mockingjay Part 2 came and went quietly; we, the loyal Hunger Games fans, watched it expire beneath our feet last November, dropping a More  →
<i>Mockingjay</i> Is Not Just Another YA Dystopia; Here's Why

YA Author Amy Spalding On Genre, Music, and The New Guy (And Other Senior Year Distractions

By Nicole DiekerApril 5, 2016
How do YA authors choose what genre to write in? Is it possible to write about what you love? What advice do... More  →
YA Author Amy Spalding On Genre, Music, and <i>The New Guy (And Other Senior Year Distractions</i>

Here's My Problem With YA Literature

By ElodieMarch 9, 2016
As a connoisseur of YA lit, I don’t know when romance started to be less a subgenre and more of something to mark... More  →
Here's My Problem With YA Literature