Fight the Villain, Get the Homecoming Date, and Pass Algebra: Why Young Adult Books are Popular

The Austin Teen Book Festival, held September 28, was visited by approximately 4000 readers. Authors of popular young adult novels presented at panels, participated in trivia games, and discussed serious issues and topics addressed in the genre, while the event-goers flocked to hear their favorite author speak and searched through the stacks of new and […]

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And They Lived Ever After

The “happily” in “happily ever after” can be a rare thing to find. But when I pick up a new fiction novel, I do not consider what the end of the book will be quite as much as I consider whether or not the journey of that novel will satisfy my thirst for a good, […]

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