April 15, 2021, 03:53:43 AM

Author Topic: You stumble across an interesting book but it’s promoted as YA what do you do?  (Read 818 times)

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The book in reading right now is YA and I have fond memories of other I read when I was YA. So that stuff doesn't bother me.

But then YA covers a huge spectrum. As long as it's more mature than likes of Golden Compass and Percy Jackson type books, it's all good!
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Mixed results on the poll except that you all agree that  Eclipse is a gorgeous necromancer.

I wonder if the poll was on a different group which option would be in the lead.
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Mixed results on the poll except that you all agree that  Eclipse is a gorgeous necromancer.

I wonder if the poll was on a different group which option would be in the lead.

Clearly we've been enchanted.

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Hey come on, I liked YA and read them on purpose you know.  ;D

On the other hand, even if you don't usually like the love triangle, paranormal romance YA, there are still great books advertised as YA that are really close to adult fantasy novel in plot and world building, for example all of     V. E. Schwab's novels for one. They're much more adult-ish than normal YA, and the worldbuilding and ideas in all of her books are always splendid and pretty darn original. I'd definitely recommend.

Haha, I really like YA, even the non-adultish ones.

I think I just need to read early 90s YA. I'm just so over the narcissism of the current moment.

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Read It.

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Read it.  Don't get the issue at all. 
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Hey come on, I liked YA and read them on purpose you know.  ;D
Me too. Nothing wrong with YA. Or maybe I just never stumbled over the cheap stuff...
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