YA Crisis: U.K. Faces Steep Decline in Demand for YA Books

YA Crisis: U.K. Faces Steep Decline in Demand for YA Books

YA is a massively polarizing genre, and, when faced with its possible decline, any avid reader is bound to have one of two drastically different reactions. One possible reaction is something along the lines of: Finally! Now I’ll never have to read about an entire world that somehow possesses the logic and nuance of a Buzzfeed zodiac quiz! The other is NO!  If you’re in the first camp, consider what this sharp decline actually means: fewer children are reading.   Image vIA woMEN wRITE abOut coMICS   It’s no secret that childhood reading is extremely beneficial with significant academic and …