A few links for your Tuesday:
- Required reading then and now, and other interesting youth reading stats.
- Ridiculous explanations for why adults read YA, aka a hilarious take on every article written about adults who read YA.
- I love a good last line.
- This list of coming-of-age novels focuses mostly on the classics, but I bet there are lots of YA suggestions that could easily fit in.
- The life cycle of a library book.
- A.S. King on the journey to publication and her #1 writerly rule.
- Lois Lowry to receive the Best of Brooklyn Award, should also receive all the awards ever.
- No matter what your genre, you can probably find an example of a query letter that worked.
- The air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter–just the right time for back-to-school book recommendations.