Blog Posts Tagged ‘J.D. Salinger’

what is ya, exactly?

June 29th, 2010

What makes a book a young-adult novel, versus say an adult novel about young people? I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately for several reasons. For one, one of my readers asked me if his book would qualify as YA because its narrator is 18 even though the narrator does some very un-18-year-old […]

yes, virginia, there is a sequel

February 24th, 2010

I’ve been a liar. I have to get that out of the way first. Because for months—no, years now—people have been asking me if there’s a sequel to If I Stay and I have been saying various degrees of “I’m not sure,” when in fact, even before the book ever came out, I’d written a […]