The Most Influential YA Books Of All Time

The Most Influential YA Books Of All Time

YA literature has become one of the most popular book genres for many years, and it’s no secret why. YA literature often deals with topics such as sexuality, coming of age, friendship, race and LGBTQ+; many of these topics were taboo to discuss openly a few decades ago. So not only is the targeted demographic utilizing these novels to gain insight on the most confusing years of their life, but adults are also enjoying the extremely relatable content. There is no shame in being an adult and loving YA novels; there are some amazing books out there! So on World …

Exclusive Interview with Max Joseph on ‘BOOKSTORES: How to Read More in the Golden Age of Content’

Exclusive Interview with Max Joseph on ‘BOOKSTORES: How to Read More in the Golden Age of Content’

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Best known for co-hosting MTV’s Catfish along with Nev Schulman, Max Joseph is also an acclaimed film director and avid book lover. Over the past year, Max embarked on a journey not only to find the world’s most beautiful bookstore, but also to figure our how to read the most books possible in the time that he has. We were lucky enough to catch up with Max ahead of the release of his documentary short BOOKSTORES: How to Read More Books in the Golden Age of Content on this, World Book Day 2019.     You’re best known for your …

New Book Contest Highlights Disability Inclusion in Children’s Lit

New Book Contest Highlights Disability Inclusion in Children’s Lit

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Author Julia Donaldson and actress Rachel Shenton are teaming up for a new book competition that hopes to bring more disability inclusion to the children’s book industry for World Book Day. The National Deaf Children’s Society will open submissions for any story featuring a deaf character. The story needs to be written by a child ages 7-11 and between 200-800 words. The winner will get a chance to work with author Sarah Driver to turn this story into a published work. Donaldson will be the head judge. Shenton, who won an Oscar for her documentary The Silent Child about a deaf …