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Debut Author Challenge 2014

Posted January 11, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 1 Comment
Debut Author Challenge 2014

I took part in the Debut Author Challenge in 2013 (hosted by ♥!The Young Adult Book Club!♥ on Goodreads) but had a hard time trying to complete the challenge. In fact, I ended up only reading 7 books (my goal was to read 10). I thought that this challenge would be fairly straightforward so I was really disappointed when it came to the end of the year and I hadn’t managed […]

80s and 90s YA Fiction

Posted January 9, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 9 Comments
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 YA literature in the last […]

A-Z Challenge 2014

Posted January 4, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
A-Z Challenge 2014

This is a challenge being hosted by the Young Adult Book Club on Goodreads. I had a lot of fun completing this challenge in 2013 but put virtually no planning or foresight into my selections. I somehow managed to complete it without actively trying to – I made my books fit the challenge not the other way around. This time I want to try something different. I have pre-selected the […]