Category: Bookish

Nov 20
Love triangles in Young Adult fiction (1)

Love triangles in Young Adult fiction (1)

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This is the first in a planned three part discussion on love triangles in YA. This post will focus on why love triangles are prevalent in YA, the second part will look at the relationships portrayed in YA, and the third part will focus on what the love triangles teach us.

As Speculating on SpecFic is a book blog dedicated to works of Speculative Fiction (fantasy, horror, science fiction etc.), I will be mainly discussing YA fantasy and paranormal fiction, with some YA science fiction.

If you are a regular reader of YA fiction you will have noticed a trend...

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Nov 15

The Hunger Games Official Trailer

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Nov 14
Fallen in Love and Rapture covers

Fallen in Love and Rapture covers

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In a very special edition of Coveting Covers I am pleased to be able to share with you the covers for Fallen in Love and Rapture, two new books from the Fallen universe to be released in 2012.  A new novel set in the world of Lauren Kate’s bestselling Fallen…

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Oct 21

L.M. Montgomery

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There is such a place as fairyland – but only children can find the way to it. And they do not know that it is fairyland until they have grown so old that they forget the way. One bitter day, when they seek it and cannot find it, they realize…

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Oct 17

George R. R. Martin

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We read fantasy to find the colors again, I think. To taste strong spices and hear the songs the sirens sang. There is something old and true in fantasy that speaks to something deep within us, to the child who dreamt that one day he would hunt the forests of…

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