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Turtles, Stars & Paper Towns

I’m not ashamed to admit that I read young adult fiction and here’s why … It tackles serious issues but in a hopeful way

Weird Westerns

If you’ve never heard of a Weird Western, here is what it is in a nutshell. Weird Western is the merging of two distinct genre

Thrillers You Need to Read

As the seasons change so do reading tastes. It is time to put away the beach reads of summer and bring out something with more

Transitioning from J to YA

For parents of teens and tweens, moving from the juvenile section of the library to young adult can be intimidating. Young adult literature represents a

Where the Crawdads Sing

On August 14, 2018 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was released. After only a month on the market, this sensational story caught the

J Fic for Grownups

Many adult readers are drawn to the books on young adult shelves like Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games and so on. Even though these

International Podcast

The meteoric rise of podcasts in the last few years has been incredible, but if you’ve been left in the dust, look no further for

Book Cover Trends

Book covers have a big job … they have to entice readers to pick up the book, be memorable, describe the essence of the book and

Armchair Travel

It’s that time of year again — the time when people travel. They visit friends and family, take a vacation, go to warmer (or cooler) climates

Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream Month but this isn’t your average food holiday conjured up by big corporations to give out freebies and market more