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Tag Archives: YA books
Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
Holly Black’s Tithe came out when I was in high school at a time when I was pretty much done with YA books. Not because I’d “grown out” of them—that anyone could grow out of any sort of book is … Continue reading
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Review: Clariel by Garth Nix
In my post on the YA genre I mentioned two of my favorite YA books of all time, Sabriel and Lirael by Garth Nix. I found Sabriel in what must have been freshman year of high school, and Lirael must … Continue reading
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The YA genre, and what that means to me.
About two weeks ago now, Ruth Graham told adults that they should be ashamed if they read YA books. I’m not going to link to the article here, but I will link to io9’s response as well as The Daily … Continue reading