Not Biting on These Vampire Tropes, a guest post by Sasha Laurens

Do you ever stop and wonder, are vampire romances doing okay? Aren’t some kind of problematic things going on? My YA sapphic vampire romance, Youngbloodhas been called out for its fresh take on vampires, and that was no accident: a lot of those conventions needed updating. Here’s how and why I flipped some of these … Read more

Gothic tropes, post-apocalyptic friendship, small town Minnesota, and more!

Post-it Note Reviews are a great way to display books in your library or classroom, a way to let kids recommend their favorite titles without having to get up in front of everyone and do a book talk, and an easy way to offer a more personal recommendation than just the flap copy offers. I … Read more