Writing Prompt: Tagline, You're It!
Taglines are fun. For those of you who aren’t sure what a
tagline is, it’s that short phrase or sentence that you often see on the cover
of a book, or on a movie poster (“In space, no one can hear you scream” is a classic
example.) Its purpose is to reach out and hook a reader into ...
7 YA Books With Animal Friends That I Want to Adopt
There’s nothing quite like having an animal best friend. Well, I suppose it’s a lot like having a human best friend, except better in every single way. The LOVE, y’all. It’s just so pure. I’d be the first to admit that I have a reprehensibly codependent relationship with my own fur baby. Here’s a ...
The Way to Game the Walk of Shame,
Jenn P. Nguyen,
Suitors and Sabotage,
7 YA Princesses That Aren't Damsels in Distress
Princesses get a bad rap. Too often the word “princess” conjures up the mental image of a simpering, vapid and dainty little flower in constant need of hand-holding and rescue. But princesses can slay dragons too, both literally and metaphorically. Here’s a list of seven of my recent favorite YA princesses who prove they’ll make a Damn Fine ...
6 YA Series I Can’t Wait to Finish in 2018
I’m old at heart. (And in one arthritic hip, but mostly just
at heart). A lot of people say the best years of your life are in high school,
or maybe college. Personally I can’t wait until it’s socially acceptable for me
to use my walking stick to whack the ankles of anyone who doesn’t give ...
2017 YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Hogwarts House
SO many amazing books came out this year (and we still have
six weeks to go, for goodness’ sakes)! How the heck are we supposed to know
where to even start?! Well, yours truly and the Sorting Hat are here to help!
Below you’ll find recommendations for YA novels that
came out in 2017, sorted (ha) by Hogwarts house ...
Meant to Be,
My New Crush Gave to Me,
The Big F,
Maggie Ann Martin,
The Midnight Dance,
One of Us Is Lying,
Even the Darkest Stars,
I Believe in a Thing Called Love,
Dare Mighty Things,
Mask of Shadows,
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo,
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns,
When Dimple Met Rishi,
The Book Jumper,