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Relationships in YA

I recently finished reading Bitterblue, the final instalment in the Graceling Realm trilogy – a series I have unabashedly loved since I first picked up Fire for review a good many years ago now. 492 more words

Reading

A Great Article on Why People Have to Stop Writing YA off...No Pun Intended

Reading has always been an intimate and solitary experience for me, but it can also be the start of a community. Besides which, YA is incorrectly dismissed by many as a genre of books that have been “dumbed down” in content and vocabulary to fit young readers. 69 more words

Teens Top Ten #9

Check out #2 in the Grisha trilogy and #9 on the Teens’ Top Ten list, Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo.

Alina is in an unfamiliar land, trying to hide that she’s the Sun Summoner and make a life with Mal, but when the Darkling emerges from the Shadow Fold, she has to return to her country to fight to protect it. 36 more words

Flower Mound Public Library

A blog that's even cooler than mine

I kind of can’t believe I didn’t lead with this, but an important thing about me: I worship Kristin Cashore. Her books are my heart. They are the most lovely, gentle, kind, human pieces of literature–and they’re fantasy, which always helps! 147 more words

Prose: What I've Been Reading

Believe me, I get that prose–without plot, without characters, without setting and dialogue–isn’t enough. I’ve read enough books and manuscripts where the words flow pretty darned well, but everything underneath those words is thin–right. 667 more words

Quote of the Day 10/18

“What are you grinning at?” Katsa demanded for the third or fourth time. “Is the ceiling about to cave in on my head or something? You look like we’re both on the verge of an enormous joke.” 17 more words

Quote Of The Day

Graceling

Goodreads Summary:

Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight – she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. 585 more words

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