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Cover Retrospective: Sweet Valley High

Cover Retrospective: Sweet Valley High

Cover Retrospective: Sweet Valley High The Sweet Valley High covers (the originals, at least) were iconic. I first came across them in my local library and I was hooked in by the glamorous cover models and soft pastel palettes. The covers were painted by James Mathewuse, a book cover artist known for his work on the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series (incidentally, he also created the cover art for […]

80s and 90s YA Fiction

Posted January 9, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 9 Comments
80s and 90s YA Fiction

80s and 90s YA Fiction The Young Adult book market has changed a lot over the years. I read a great deal of YA fiction throughout the 1990s (the vast majority of which was actually published in the 1980s). The genre was quite different back then. There was not the vast array of choice that there is for younger readers nowadays. There really has been something of a boom in […]