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Why I read YA

Why I read YA

Recently Publishers Weekly ran an article about a Bowker Market Research study, citing statistics that the majority of YA buyers (55%) are adults, and that most of the time, those buyers are purchasing the books for themselves. According to the… more

The Villain

The Villain

  There are four types of romances as it pertains to villains: Romances with no villains. The redeemable villain The domestic villain The international villain The straight contemporary and the straight historical rarely have villains. The story is propelled primarily… more