Fairy Tales and Flesh Eaters: A Closer Look At Rosamund Hodge’s Crimson Bound

 “I don’t recall hearing that any of the damned were content.” “They’re content to stay in their sins.” Young adult fiction is one genre that falls prey to the nonstop conveyor belt of the publishing industry—an industry which has arguably grown more focused on churning out books that sell rather than selecting books with “quality”…

“The Raven Cycle” Might Be Exactly What YA Lit’s Been Missing

image source: readbreatherelax.com Go to Chapters, and take a book from the nearest Young Adult bookshelf. Flip to any page that does not involve a dance, a love interest, a clique or a “queen bee”. The more you read, the more you may notice that today’s YA genre is inundated with books by authors who no longer remember…

Talking about Success, Love, and Whimsy with Kimberly Karalius

There are several authors and artists who I have long admired from afar but never dreamed of one day actually talking to and knowing a little better. Kimberly Karalius is one of those people, an author whom I’ve admired greatly from the first story of hers that I read. It began in what feels like…