• Articles

    Why I’m Not a Fan of Twilight Anymore – Part Two

    (See Part One here.) Vampires have no choice:  The Twilight books started a trend that I find utterly disturbing. You see, the vampires in this series had no choice about whether they should live or die. Many of them don’t want to really…

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    The Revelation Generation

    I’ve already discussed the growing trends you can see in Young Adult Fiction these days, but what do these trends really mean? What’s the big picture if a couple of teenagers are reading books about vampires or werewolves or, in the case…

  • Articles,  Life,  Reality

    Fifty Shades of Indecision

    A few weeks ago I nearly hyperventilated when I walked into the grocery store with my 13 year old daughter and found a pyramid of books dominating the central area of the store. Usually this space is reserved for current…