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{ Review } Truthwitch by Susan Dennard


“When the chimes toll midnight, you can do whatever you please and live out the same unambitious existence you’ve always enjoyed.”

Read in January 2018

My Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars

~ Christmas gift from my most precious friend  ~

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Discussion Time: Where are all the Parents in YA Books?

I often say in my reviews that, in my opinion, parents are not well enough represented in YA. This article perfectly explains what I feel about this subject!

Reading Every Night

A few months ago I wrote about the types of relationships I’d like to see more of in YA books, and unsurprisingly parent/child relationships was the first one on that list. While the YA contemporary genre has a wide variety of amazingly written and developed parent/child relationship, in fantasy books there tends to be case after case where the parents are long gone.

After a while when you’ve read the same thing over and over again in the introduction, almost a footnote to the main character development, you start to wonder where all the decent parents are.

Where are all the Parents in YA Books

Where are all the Parents in YA Books?

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{ Review } Making Faces by Amy Harmon


“I would much rather be lost with you than alone without you, so I choose lost with a caveat.” Ambrose responded, “No caveat,” to which Fern replied, “Then lost, because alone feels permanent, and lost can be found.”

Read in December 2017

My Rating: 2 of 5 stars

Book 6 of My November/December Project

Buddy Read with lovely Jasmine

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