Tag: young adult

A Deep Dive Into The Book Community’s Toxic Cancel Culture

The rabbit hole of book and author cancellations at the hand of YA Twitter is a deep one– and it’s a symptom of a larger cultural problem in the book community that we would be remiss to ignore.

Interview with Mel Torrefranca: Teen Author and Entrepreneur

Mel Torrefranca is a 19-year-old author and entrepreneur who has published several YA novels and runs a YouTube channel with over 40K subscribers where she makes videos about her life and writing journey. She also has her own indie publishing house, Lost Island Press, which specializes in dark young adult fiction.

Why Do Book Characters Always Get Into Elite Universities? | Disillusioned High School Senior Analyzes College Admissions in YA

Harvard. Stanford. MIT. The circle of elite colleges is tantalizing for many teenagers. And for YA characters, seem to be predetermined destiny.

Book Review: Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (A Rant) | SPOILER REVIEW

What would you get if you fed an AI 10,000 words of antiracism books, “deconstructing whiteness” seminars and the script of that Karen movie trailer and then told it to write a YA thriller?

5 Oddly Specific Categories of Fiction Books You Have Definitely Read | Recent Bookish Trends

If you stick to one genre, reading can get boring. Why? Because the book world is not immune to trend-hopping. Publishers want to sell books, so they publish what sells, leading to a myriad of interesting– but sometimes repetitive– trends.