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Chatterbox: What Makes a Character Relatable?

Chatterbox: What Makes a Character Relatable?

When I write reviews, I often find myself commenting on how relatable the characters were, which made me question what that really means. There are so many characters that I find easy to relate to or connect with, but what actually makes them relatable to me? Identity I feel connected to characters who represent who […]

February 3, 2016 | 48 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Chatterbox, Features
Chatterbox: Remember Why You Started

Chatterbox: Remember Why You Started

I just attended my third PTALive event, a book event held for YA bloggers and readers by Penguin Random House. I’ll be doing an event recap on ibrary shortly. Unlike previous years, PTALive this year was focused on the reader (instead of bloggers and booktubers). PTA said as publishers, they have noticed a lot of bloggers feeling the pressure […]

November 29, 2015 | 84 Comments
Chatterbox: Why I Read Contemporaries

Chatterbox: Why I Read Contemporaries

For those of you who know me, you’ll know that YA contemporary is my favourite genre. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love fantasy and sci-fi, but my preferred genre is (and always has been) contemporary. So today, I’m going to give you a couple of reasons why I love to read contemporaries, and hopefully […]

November 4, 2015 | 68 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Books, Chatterbox, Features