What Makes Me Want to Buy a Contemporary

Every book lover has weaknesses. Buzzwords that beg them to pick up a book, tropes they just can't say no to. Some are silly, some are fun, some are just wacky. I for one have numerous, and decided I couldn't fit them all into one lists. Therefore, it is to be broken up into genres, … Continue reading What Makes Me Want to Buy a Contemporary

Discussion: My Favorite YA Tropes

Tropes. That tends to make readers like us sigh when we hear that a book was just chock full of overused cliches. There are only so many books we can read about (insert most hated trope here). Tropes can be born from a particularly popular book (I'm looking at you, Hunger Games.) They can also just be … Continue reading Discussion: My Favorite YA Tropes