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Listed are the posts for August 2013.

YA Fiction: Books that Inspire

Many adults enjoy reading YA fiction, in spite of criticism from other adult readers saying that they need to “grow up,” and “quit living in the past.” But is that really the reason that adults read YA? Is it a fair assumption that adult readers are developmentally stunted or nostalgic for their youth? I, for […]


YA/New Adult Political Apathy

Have you seen the video interview with the 12-year-old Egyptian boy who understands what is happening socially and politically in his country far better than most adults do- in his country AND ours! Check out the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4umifTLSII  Go ahead; I’ll wait… Oh, good, you’re back! What makes that video so amazing to most people […]