A question: right now, are we writing YA for teenagers, aged 12 through 19, or are we writing YA for those of us not-so-young-anymore adults who devour them? I don’t have an answer to this question, but it’s something to think about.
So I read some Jane Austen, but only because Welcome to Sanditon was confusing me. It brought out the analytical English major hiding inside of me.
A few of my favorite, kick-ass literary heroines, including Lily Evans (Harry Potter) and Penelope Featherington (Romancing Mr. Bridgerton).
This always happens to me: all of the the books I have on hold at the library show up at the same time, and I’m…