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Spring 2015 YA Scavenger Hunt

Want to see exclusive content and maybe win prizes from some great authors! Click here for info and rules on the 2015 Spring YA Scavenger Hunt! 86 more words

Events

If I Stay (Book Review) 

Gayle Forman provides a compelling and highly textured account of the brutal 24 hours that may be 17-year-old Mia’s last in If I Stay. Mia’s recounting of this critical day is laced with insight, good humor and wonder, allowing the reader to enter the scene as fully as Mia herself. 20 more words

Flower Mound Public Library

How to: Prep for YALLWEST

Oh, it’s happening.

You know the thing. The THING.

I’ve only been talking about it for the past four months. I can’t even tell you how much my roommate wishes I would stop. 932 more words

Writing

The Fault in Our Hearts

There’s nothing wrong with you – or me – for liking young adult books of any kind. Less than a year ago Ruth Graham wrote an article for Slate… 763 more words

Sarah Hentges, 'Girls on fire: political empowerment in young adult dystopia '

More ideas to add to the debate around YA dystopias which I’ve posted about recently. In this article, Sarah Hentges argues that images of young women in these currently very popular novels and films are positive and ‘empowering’. 129 more words

Critical Thoughts

Backlash

Finished Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman.  I received a review copy from the author for review.

Summary (from Goodreads):

“He says: You’re an awful person. 562 more words

Books I Received From The Publisher

Top Ten Books I Recently Added to my TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is the top ten books you recently added to your TBR list. 822 more words

Books