Category Archives: Contemporary YA

                                          Yesterday was a BIG day for one of my closest friends, and wonderful critique partner, Erin L. Schneider. Can … Continue reading

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      Number four? Already? It’s been so much fun visiting the blogs I love to read….I haven’t been to some of them enough, and now I know I’ve been missing out! This month is the perfect example: Natalie … Continue reading

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There’s been a lot of talk lately on diversity (or lack thereof) in books. And while this is an important topic to address, it started me thinking about something just as perplexing. The portrayal of girls and boys in books. … Continue reading

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    In the spirit of Casey Kasem and his Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Countdown (and okay, for those of you born more recently, Ryan Seacrest), the YA Buccaneers decided we needed to do a 2013 Rewind post! It’s our … Continue reading

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      It happened again-–another book by Rainbow Rowell that I fell head over heels in love with. Will this woman write something I don’t like? I hope not!     But let’s get into the nitty-gritty. FANGIRL isn’t … Continue reading

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