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Bookstagram, Publishing, and the Castrati: We Chat with YA Author Jennifer Bardsley

Readers, I have a special treat for you today! As the library ramps up in preparation for her March 4th (2pm!) visit to the downtown library as part of the Everett Reads! 1,227 more words

Young Adult


Herman…observes that “the profound sense of inner badness becomes the core around which the abused child’s  identity is formed.” (1992, 105).  Blume refers to the child’s sense of being “soiled and spoiled.” (1990, 244). 111 more words

Victim Self-image

Damaged Goods Book Review

I have always been a huge reader, especially with young adult literature. Over the last few years I have followed The YA Gal (Jennifer Bardsley) on Facebook. 383 more words


The Good Work Happening in You!

Fresh Manna
by Pastor Tim Burt

I was one of ten children—number five for those of you that are curious. I loved being part of a big family. 850 more words


Damaged Goods.

You say you’d never want to be
part of the darkness that envelopes me
You announce in your full capacity
How you’d hate to make me a memory… 60 more words

Americana Injustica

Ponder. List. Outline. Type. The YA Gal’s Guide to Plotting.

Are you a Plotter or a Pantser? Writers love to bandy around that question in online chatrooms and Facebook forums. Do you plot out your novel to the very last scene before you start writing, or do you let the Muse guide your pen, and write by the seat of your pants? 772 more words

Jennifer M. Eaton

Parallel Realities :: Days N Daze Make 'Damaged Goods' Memorable

Houston-based ‘thrashgrass’ outfit Days N Daze are coming up on nearly 10 years of creative output, and the have the catalog of songs and music videos to prove it.   61 more words