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Adult Books 4 Teens
Inside Adult Books 4 Teens

Biographies, part two


Last week, Mark wondered if teens are still reading biographies — or are they less popular now than when he was a teen? It’s true that we don’t review very many biographies here. But we do review quite a few autobiographies and memoirs each year. Has the publishing landscape shifted? Are today’s teens simply more […]

Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus

Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus

Many thanks to Amy Cheney for sending in the following about today’s reviewed book: Deborah Jiang Stein came to visit the teen girls in Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center on the last day of September. Born in prison to a heroin addicted mother, she spoke about secrets and shame. About prison, drugs, crime, rage, revenge […]