Speak, by author Laurie Halse Anderson, was first published in 1999 to wonderful reviews and a whole lot of controversy. Anderson’s first novel helped show us what young adult literature could be. Speak never trivializes or talks down to the audience it was meant for. Instead of shying away from difficult and mature subject matter, […]
Acknowledging the importance of getting more young readers into their characters – and buoyed no doubt by the massive success of the DC Super Hero Girls franchise – DC officially announced not one but TWO new original graphic novels lines for young readers. DC Ink is focused on young adult (YA) readers, while the DC Zoom line […]
It was a full day of survival and revelations as New York Comic Con 2017 opened. Plus, why Geoff Johns needs to be in R. Sikoryak’s Carousel.