Where Have All the Cowboys Gone: Young Adult Fiction and Manhood

When I got back from the gym yesterday, Twitter was all aflutter with commentary on an article about masculinity in young adult literature written by a teacher who worries she has no good YA to give her son that will help guide him to his “manhood.” There was so much discussion, I actually couldn’t find… Continue reading Where Have All the Cowboys Gone: Young Adult Fiction and Manhood

Summer Love: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

A boy. A secret. A summer. When I first read advance reviews and the synopsis of My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick, I immediately requested the library order it. Sometimes contemporary young adult synopses make me roll my eyes, but this one sounded like a sweet story, perfect for summer reading. It definitely met… Continue reading Summer Love: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick