Tag Archives: Young Adult

Brain to Books Blog Tour: Catharine Bramkamp

Fast Facts: Author: Catharine Bramkamp, Popular author/award winning poet/podcaster/ champion of Newbie Writers everywhere. Genre: YA/Time Travel/Sci Fi Book Title(s): Future Girls (Future Gold is due to release on July 1st!) Series: Future Girls Series Accomplishments: Writing Coach, Podcaster for the Newbie Writers Podcast, University … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: Josh de Lioncourt

Josh de Lioncourt is an inspiration and a wonderful author, and it’s our pleasure to host him on Proof Positive’s blog for the Brain to Books Blog Tour. Make sure you read his human interest story below, and of course … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: db nielsen

Fast Facts Author:  db nielsen Genre: YA, NA, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy Book: SEED: Keepers of Genesis I, and SCROLL: Keepers of Genesis II Official Site Bio db nielsen was born in British Hong Kong and immigrated to Australia in childhood. db likes … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: J.S. Burke

Fast Facts Author: J.S. Burke Genre: Young Adult Science Fantasy Book: The Dragon Dreamer of the Dragon Dreamer Series Official Site Bio:  I have worked as an artist, chemist, teacher, and as a marine biologist, studying creatures of the dark … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: Sylvie Nickels

Fast Facts: Author: Sylvie Nickels Genre: modern fiction with emphasis on reconciliation, effects of war, positive attitude towards aging Book: It’ll be Better Tomorrow Official Site  Bio I started writing as a child in World War Two, and have barely stopped since. Much … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: Laxmi Harihara

Fast Facts: Author: Laxmi Harihara Genre: YA Action-Thriller Book: The Many Lives of Ruby Iyer (Ruby Iyer #1) Official Site Bio A near life incident told Laxmi Hariharan to write. She never stopped. Laxmi has been a journalist with The Independent and a global marketer with MTV and NBCUniversal. She is the … Continue reading

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Sex Scenes in Young Adult Books?

Malorie Blackman and Melvin Burgess say teenagers should read books in high school which tackle realistic sexual relationships as well as realistic sex itself. Their argument is that teenagers are going to get their information on sex and what it’s … Continue reading

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What Makes Good YA (Young Adult) Fiction?

Every genre has its own characteristics, and characters in novels each have their own personalities, accents, speech patterns, etc. It’s what distinguishes them from each other and makes each character unique, turning them into believable people. YA writing goes a … Continue reading

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