Hobbies I like to see in YA books (pt. 1)

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well and making sure to take care of themselves! Today I will be talking about hobbies that I love to see characters have in YA books, and some books that showcase them. At first I was reluctant to use the word hobby, but it’s the only word that kind of encompasses all the books, so just know that for most of these characters their love of the activity exceeds that of a hobby.

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Discussion: Did reading YA at a young age ruin the way I think about middle grade books?

Hello everyone! I hope you’ve been having a good week and a good summer. Today I am doing my first ever true discussion post! I’m very excited, and I hope you guys like it! I will be talking about something that I’ve thought about a lot lately, which is if YA has ruined the way I think about aspects of middle grade books, namely the voice of the story.

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