As a YA author, this article of course caught my eye and I couldn’t have said it better myself so I wanted to share it with all of you! Hope you enjoy!
We hear a lot about the growing numbers of adults reading young adult novels (also known as YA), and how that impacts the publishing industry. Why might adults be coming to YA in droves? For nine very good reasons. I’m a bookseller in my spare time, and I can’t count the number of times I’ve had …
Link: 9 Reasons Why Reading Young Adult Books Is Good for Adults, Too via www.chroniclebooks.com
I recently heard an interesting definition of what makes a book YA in genre and there are many out there who see YA as being defined by the age of the main characters – not the age of the reader.
What are your thoughts? Why do you enjoy the YA genre?