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How to Write about Marriage

…Margaret is trying to erase a painful memory, and one way to do that is to jump into marriage with a man she doesn’t know all that well. She does…

NYC Teen Author Festival 2014

If you’ve been a bookstore recently, there’s one thing you’re sure to have noticed. Young adult literature is on the rise. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, made…

April 2022 Leisure Learning

…join in on our bookish themes!   WARNING: Lots of good feels possible this month! Here is your April 2022 Leisure Learning List: 5 Minute Reads As mentioned before, May is…

Writing YA: Capturing the Teen Voice

…their boyfriends over the summer between junior and senior year. As I explained to the woman, our culture has shifted in recent decades, especially in large urban centers (where the…

The Book Nook — September Edition

…the thing with genre fiction—you know certain things are going to happen and the fun part of the journey is in seeing how they unfold. This was the book I…