Apr 26, 2018
This week we're talking about the newest book from Meg Wolitzer, The Female Persuasion. She has written one YA book, but a lot of her novels fall into the "coming of age" category. This is the case with her new novel which follows Greer from her first week of college into the launch of her career.
We loved this book,...
Apr 19, 2018
We're talking about the shame and guilt that sometimes accompanies not finishing books, especially those books that you "should" read. We're not about that, but it took us a while to get there. Sometimes a book doesn't jive with you, or you're not in the right space to read it, or maybe there's another reason. The...
Apr 11, 2018
This week we're talking about television and movie adaptations of YA books – the trends, the good ones, the problems, and how we feel about them.
What are you favorite (or, you know, least favorite if you want) YA adaptations?
Tell us on twitter @shelf_involved.
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Apr 5, 2018
This week we're talking about body diversity in YA, specifically focusing on main characters who are not skinny, average height and able bodied. All bodies are good bodies, and we are happy to see some kick ass heroines (and sometimes heroes) who represent diverse body types.
What are your thoughts on body diversity in...