Hello everyone! Lately, there's been some discussion that pops up about the YA book community, specifically about the lack of teens/teen authority. Now what I mean by that is: there seem to be a lot fewer teens in the community (aka people 19 or younger) and, adults in the community seem to have more authority … Continue reading DISCUSSION: Don’t Forget The Young In Young Adult
*this post includes affiliate links I have with Amazon* Hey guys! So like I said in my latest review, I've been on hiatus for a while because of uni and so I've kept quiet on a lot of things (aka drama) that have happened in the literary world, specifically the diversity discussion. Instead of writing … Continue reading DISCUSSION: Diverse Rep in Media, Part 2(ish)
Dear Joe Nutt, My name is Angel and I've been reading YA since I was in third grade. My first YA book, as I remember, was the Harry Potter series and ever since then I haven't stopped reading YA or writing YA. Thanks to that, I've gotten a ton of opportunities - both business and personal … Continue reading A Letter From An Illiterate YA Reader
Hello everyone! So I don't know if you've noticed - if you're on Twitter, you probs have - but there's a HUGE uproar about the 4 different special editions coming out for Empire of Storms* by Sarah J Maas. Ya, FOUR. Let's list them out, shall we? Exclusive Content - Barnes & Noble (US), $14.99 Exclusive … Continue reading DISCUSSION: How Many More Editions Can We Take?!
**Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault, Rape, Violence** Hello peepsies! So yesterday, I talked about sexual assault in YA, specifically my experiences and thoughts on it. Today I have special guest Sophia Elaine Hanson to talk more on the topic and share her thoughts! Let's begin: There is a fine line between young adult and new adult … Continue reading DISCUSSION: Sexual Assault in YA – 2