Finish Your Trilogy Like a Champ

Have you noticed the very strict outline that 99% of YA series seems to follow? Book 1: Introduce an unbelievable, but still relatable world; isolate and throw challenges at the kickass hero; and develop a romance, either forbidden or a love triangle, for drama. Book 2: Try to be as exciting as the first one;…

I Pledge Allegiance to Veronica Roth

I, like much of the world, have eagerly been awaiting the release of Allegiant, the conclusion to the Divergent trilogy. Divergent was a rare YA book because it seemed to be a very carefully thought out world. There was an interesting and somewhat unique premise, Tris was a complex and relatable protagonist and Tobias (Four)…

Books I Judged By the Cover

I completely and totally judge books by their covers and if you say you don’t, stop lying to yourself. It doesn’t matter if it’s a hot guy, a job applicant or an interesting book cover; it only takes 7 seconds to make a first impression. That’s why Barnes and Nobles’ front-of-store table displays are brilliant.…