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Book List: Breaking Cliches in Zombie Fiction

I was reading a blog post on realism in zombie fiction by Brian Parker, a writer of zombie fiction. Somewhere in the middle of it, he addressed the problem of the Mary Sue in zombie novels: If you’re like me, you likely … Continue reading

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Book List: 6 Great YA Dystopian Novels

Book List: 6 Great YA Dystopian Novels Posted on June 8, 2016  by Kirsten Posted in Uncategorized Even though the media-generated excitement over teen dystopias like the ones in The Hunger Games and (to a lesser degree) Divergent, has died down a bit, anyone living through the past … Continue reading

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If You Like Divergent & Hunger Games…

Even though the media-generated excitement over teen dystopias like the ones in The Hunger Games and (to a lesser degree) Divergent, has died down a bit, anyone living through the past year can see that dystopian fiction is still terrifyingly … Continue reading

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Booklist: Northern Frights– Canada and Alaska in YA Fiction

Having recently returned from vacation in Alaska and Canada, suddenly I’m finding myself surrounded by YA titles set in those places. While I wouldn’t call these horror in any kind of traditional sense (with the possible exception of Visions) survival … Continue reading

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