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A Book a Day, I Don’t Care What you Say – Contest Day 3

When I was growing up there wasn’t really a genre called “Young Adult literature.” We teenaged bibliophiles all just read inappropriate adult books. Sometimes we had to sneak, which made them even more delicious. (For me that was in the 1970s and 80s, so think Erica Jong, Tom Robbins, Kurt Vonnegut… those were the days!)

Today’s young adults though have authors writing books just for them, and we “adults” sometimes have to sneak reading those, to avoid public humiliation by our teenagers! (OK, maybe that’s just me and my teenagers.)  I used to fight with my daughter over who got to read the book first throughout the publication of Libba Bray’s G Continue reading


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