Tag: YA

DISCUSSION: Don’t Forget The Young In Young Adult

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 …

DISCUSSION: Diverse Rep in Media, Part 2(ish)

*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 …

A Letter From An Illiterate YA Reader

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 …

DISCUSSION: How Many More Editions Can We Take?!

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 …

DISCUSSION: Sexual Assault in YA – 2

**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 …

DISCUSSION: Sexual Assault in YA – 1

**Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault, Rape, Violence** Hello friends and people I may not know yet! Today the discussion will be about sexual assault in YA. The topic came about after a new friend commented on last week’s discussion about Sex In YA via Twitter. I had written a tweet before I posted the discussion…. BOOK …

DISCUSSION: Sex in YA

*this post includes affiliate links I have with Amazon* Hello peepsies! So today I am doing a discussion on sex in YA because it’s a pretty popular “thing” that I’ve been seeing in the books I read. I don’t know if it’s because it’s actually becoming a regular thing or if I’m apparently just reading …

DISCUSSION: Muslims In YA

Hello everyone! So today is Monday June 6 2016. For many of you that means another day of work or another day of summer but, for Muslims around the world, it means the first day of Ramadan aka the month of fasting. Now, of course, you can fast any other day but this is a …

All YA Is #MorallyComplicatedYA

Hello guys! So IDK if you’ve heard but Twitter has blown up once again at least in the book world. Why you ask? Because of an author who got a 6 figure publishing deal (yay!) who took a swing at YA authors and readers (boo!). The article that started it is YA Debut Gets Six-Figure Deal, …

Friday Finds: Week 30

Hello! This is week 30 of Friday Finds! Friday Finds is basically “the place where you will get all your fandom related news (that means book news and their movies news) and your writing/blogging news”. If you want more info, and you want to see all the other weeks’ news, click here. Now let’s get this show …