Through a research survey conducted by Marshall University, it was found that most YA literature was written for an audience of white, middle-class teens. Which is also the reason most people turn to Fantasy for escapism rather than relatability. No, teens don't relate to fighting vampires, but they do relate to seeing themselves, and their… Continue reading Discussion Post: Talking About Diversity, Inclusivity, and Representation in YA Fantasy + 13 Diverse Recommendations!
Songs, much like books, are mediums we use to escape our thoughts and get lost in the lyrics. We use music to leave our problems and enter new worlds, sometimes, we just use it as a means of entertainment. That’s also exactly why we read books. That’s why making sure you’re listening to the right… Continue reading Music to Listen to While Reading