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Category Archives: YA

Too Many Ideas

This past weekend my sister was visiting here.  I was deeply engrossed in The Hunger Games, and I remarked that one of the wonderful things about YA is that the writers have so much freedom with their premises.  There is not a lot of justifying in YA, there are just wild ideas, thrilling stories, and [...]

In Case You Haven’t Heard, Vampires Are In

Take a look at this snap of the Teen section at the good ol’ B&N and tell me if you see what I see. I see a metric ton of red, black, and purple. A good assortment of chillingly beautiful, yet otherworldly faces. And confirmation that vampires aren’t just a thing in teen fiction anymore; [...]