Problem With Young Adult Books?

The New York Times discussed how “Dark” young adult novels have become and that they were “rife with depravity” and “so dark that kidnapping and pederasty and incest and brutal beatings are now just part of the run of things.” This caused a huge battle-type discussion on why young adult fiction is really "Saving lives" for tweens and teens. Young Adult Authors also defended this notion by claiming their readers can learn from their books. … [Read more...]