An Open Letter To Scholastic

Dear Scholastic, I was brokenhearted to read your article about a “Literary Cleanse” that first insinuates that some writings should be thrown out of your life if it isn’t up to whatever the author deems worthy and ends with the statement that romance is trashy, “not good for you,” and on par with the See’s Candy Catalog for reading. There are so many reasons this bothers me and, because this is my blog, I’m going to share them with you. {Read More}

Love Firsts – Free Extended YA Excerpts

    CHECK IT OUT! Because sometimes one excerpt chapter isn’t enough… Included in this sampler are extended excerpts from eight of today’s best young adult contemporary romance authors. Whether you’re looking for heart-pounding moments, a few laughs or deeper, issue-based reads, we think you’ll find your next favorite books (and book boyfriends!) from among these samples.       Love Firsts includes the opening chapters of: Taking the Reins by Katrina Abbott Investigating the Hottie by Juli Alexander Stalk {Read More}