Today isn’t so much about sharing books as it is about sharing thoughts. What do you think is coming in the future of the YA genre? What changes do you think will happen or should happen? Do you think different types of books will be published? What things would you like to see? This isContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 31: What’s Next for YA?”
It is only halfway through 2017, but are there any releases for 2018 that you are already anticipating? Perhaps it is a sequel to something you’ve read or a debut you’ve been hearing buzz about. Share what 2018 releases you know about so everyone can start looking forward to them as well! If you don’tContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 30: Coming in 2018”
Not everyone is like me and loves romance subplots in all their books, so today let’s focus on books that leave out romance all together. What books are great without any romance at all?
Here is where you can break away from strictly YA. Anything you think can be considered a classic that would be enjoyed by the YA crowd counts for this one. That includes modern classics. What classics do you adore that you loved as a teen?
For today, I’d like to see titles that you read more than 5 years ago, maybe more than 7 years ago, that are still worth attention. In the library world, teen books start being considered obsolete after 5 years unless they are actively circulating, so what books would be past that time but still worthContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 27: Older Titles #TBT”
It is day 26 and we have finally made it to my wheelhouse: adaptations! Let’s talk updated versions of fairy tales, myths, retold classics, folklore, etc. This was a huge trend about a year to three years ago but it is dying off now (you know, just as I finished my own fairy tale retellingContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 26: Adaptations”
Boo! What scares you? I read pretty much no horror but I am fascinated to hear what great YA horror titles are out there. Give me all the great creepy, bump in the night, psychological, gory, scary, terrifying titles you can think of!
What long-running series have you read and enjoyed? Something longer than just a trilogy or even just four. I rarely devote myself to long series, and for a time they were out of style. Everything was a trilogy. Now, with series like Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, it seems like long series may beContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 24: Long-Running Series”
I recently have been reading more and more graphic novels so I’m excited about this day. There are great adaptions of classics done in graphic form out there, but also amazing original stories with beautiful art that I hope people will experience. Here’s a few that I’ve enjoyed that could be considered YA:
Interpret this one how you will: first love, first kisses, first times, first time away from home, etc. We all know how momentous those “first” milestones are. Which books do you recall that have great “firsts” for the characters? And what made them memorable?