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    My Favorite YA Books in 2019

    I’m an eclectic reader. Throughout 2019, I read several nonfiction books, some adult fiction, a few children books, and a lot of YA (young adult books). That was the category I enjoyed the most, so that’s what I’ll focus on…

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    YA Historical Fiction Today

    I recently read Jillian Larkin’s Vixen, which is set in the 1920s, and enjoyed seeing the flapper era through her characters’ eyes. That got me thinking about how authors are branching out into new time periods and places, or adding…

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    Autumn Reading 9/28/2012

    We’ve had several mornings of frost now, and Barrow has already had snow! It’s a great time to curl up with a good book. I went on a  young adult historical fiction jag recently and read three of them back…