The past year brought YA some phenomenal LGBTQ titles, and this year, authors both debut and veteran are set to up the ante. The LGBTQ YAs of 2015 include far more romances between girls than we’ve seen in the past, more ever-elusive Happily Ever Afters, multiple realistic contemporaries featuring intersex main characters, and a character […]
“#MeToo” is a solidarity cry heard round the internet, referencing a movement that unites survivors of sexual harassment and/or assault and has been around since activist Tarana Burke began it a decade ago. Primarily (but not solely) tweeted and posted by women around the world, it has people sharing their stories, their anger, and their […]
Welcome to the B&N Teen Blog’s feminist YA book club! In this semi-monthly series we’ll be highlighting kickass new and forthcoming YA books with a strong feminist bent. This month we’re discussing E.K. Johnston’s complex, layered contemporary, Exit, Pursued by a Bear.