Canadian, Funny Books, Gothic, Historical Fiction, Speculative Fiction/Sci-Fi

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Friday Society Review

I was in desperate need for something fun and fresh, and this cheeky YA novel from Canadian Adrienne Kress fit the bill. You know I love a good girl power (ugh how I wish I could find a cooler term) novel. Case in point, my love of Kiki Strike, The Red Blazer Girls, and The… Continue reading Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Friday Society Review

American contemporary, Canadian, Cross over, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Speculative Fiction/Sci-Fi, YA

YA Trends: Victorian Vicissitude & Steampunk Sass

As a subgenre, steampunk is not new, but it has remained a fairly niche market in YA. However, there are a number of steampunk-ish novels featuring feisty females coming down the road, which makes me think that this speculative genre is poised to take over mainstream YA in a big way. The Mary Quinn mysteries… Continue reading YA Trends: Victorian Vicissitude & Steampunk Sass