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Cover Retrospective: A Series

Posted March 19, 2017 by Brin in Cover Retrospective, Discussion Posts / 1 Comment
Cover Retrospective: A Series

Yikes, I didn’t exactly mean to take over a month-long hiatus from my blog! A combination of being busy at work and having limited internet access is to blame for that but I actually cannot believe it has been THAT long since I last posted. The Topic: Cover Retrospective This is a post I have been sitting on for a while. I rather liked the idea of looking at book covers (I […]

Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations

Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations

It has been a long since I have posted anything regarding my goal to re-read vintage Young Adult books (mostly from the 80’s/90’s but there are some from the 70’s thrown in there too!). I thought it was about time that I did something about that and what better opportunity to discuss my favourite teen horror novels than the week leading up to Halloween? Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your […]

Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors

Posted April 1, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 14 Comments
Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey (so your list could be a mix of a books that got you into reading, an author that got you into reading a genre you never thought you’d read, a book that brought you BACK into […]

80s and 90s YA Fiction

Posted January 9, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 8 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 […]