Tag: reading

Chatterbox: How Does Age Impact Your Reading?

Chatterbox: How Does Age Impact Your Reading?

After reading some of your comments on last week’s Negative Book Triggers discussion post, it got me thinking about how your age impacts your reading. A lot of you can probably relate to my experience with Twilight, reading and enjoying it when it first came out. I think back to Edward’s possessive and stalker behaviour and Bella’s whining now, […]

February 20, 2015 | 77 Comments
Chatterbox: Stereotypes and Labels in Reading

Chatterbox: Stereotypes and Labels in Reading

Since reading All the Bright Places, I’ve been thinking a lot about labels and stereopes, and how it relates to reading. In American YA, we always see the stereotypes that most of us can’t relate to, such as jocks, cheerleaders, nerds, band geeks and popular mean girls. Stereotype too much, and we can’t relate and write off these […]

January 29, 2015 | 57 Comments