Why YA is So Important

Last week, Jonathan Franzen’s latest interview hit the internet like a shit tornado. He dropped shade on basically anyone who didn’t write high end literary fiction, specifically YA fiction, as well as the lower class who apparently can’t afford the “luxury” of moral complexity. This is pretty typical elitist bullshit …

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Reading Dickens

I’ve recently finished up Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, and I’ve had more than one person ask me how I’ve managed it. Some readers will be confused by that kind of question, but I can see how people who don’t read classic British literature could have a hard time. Dickens …

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Best Books I Read in 2014

Eleanor and Park – Rainbow Rowell I started the year in a reading rut specifically because I couldn’t bring myself to finish this book that I’d started in November of last year. I’d started it and I thought I saw something coming that I didn’t want to get to so …

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Catching Up

When you’ve got a full time job and things to write, keeping up with your fandoms isn’t always easy. Some weekends, I marathon the shows I care about and try to read as much as I can. I’m known for getting really far behind and then marathoning to get caught …

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