Are YA Books Stuck In The Past? Discussion

A couple of weeks ago I wrote what has been my most successful discussion post so far: Where Are The Parents In YA? There, I talked about how parents seem to be missing from a lot of YA books, which is pretty unrealistic of real life. I loved going through the comment section of that … Continue reading Are YA Books Stuck In The Past? Discussion

Where Are Parents In YA? Discussion

Something I've noticed by reading hundreds of YA books: teenagers are very independent. They have their own cars and don't have to run much by their parents; they shoot them a quick text before going on a road trip with friends where they then scoff at how clueless their parents are.   Something I've noticed by being … Continue reading Where Are Parents In YA? Discussion

How To Keep A Boy From Kissing You by Tara Eglington: Review

Goodreads Summary: Executor of the Find a Prince Program™ and future author, sixteen-year-old Aurora Skye is dedicated to helping others navigate the minefield that is teenage dating. Counsellor-in-residence at home, where her post-divorce ad-agency father has transformed into a NAD (New Age Dad) intent on stripping his life bare of ‘the illusionary’ (i.e. the removal of … Continue reading How To Keep A Boy From Kissing You by Tara Eglington: Review