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The 5 Best Dads in YA
Mother-teen relationships are complicated enough in young adult lit, but perhaps even more frequently tenuous—if it exists at all—is the father-teen...
11 Awesome Literary Quotations Celebrating Dads
Happy Father’s Day! Here are some profoundly moving literary and historical quotes celebrating, honoring, and remembering our fathers and some of...
Books for the Cool Dad in Your Life
Tomorrow marks my second official Father’s Day, but I’m counting it as the first, since all I can remember about last year’s was that it...
Where I Write
Kristopher Jansma Writes In the B Cup Café
Novelist Kristopher Jansma gives us the scoop on his favorite place to write. His first book, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards, is an inventive,...
Sci Fi & Fantasy Characters That Should Never—Ever—Shave!
I’ve had a caveman beard for most of my adult life, so I know firsthand—society frowns upon an abundance of facial hair. Recent studies have concluded...
5 Reasons Horror in Children’s Literature Is a Good Thing
I’m a genre fiction book reviewer, so it’s sometimes my job to read really creepy stuff. I’m also the father of two young girls—six and...
In Memory of My Father
Last Tuesday, my father—a retired certified public accountant named Andrew—passed away after a long and torturous battle with emphysema. He was 79. To...