Thursday, February 7, 2013

But is it love?

As a Valentine's-month guest at the Teen Librarian Toolbox, I blogged on the topic "But is it love? Romance in YA Lit."

A sample:

"When writing romantic story lines, I like to differentiate between the various shades of infatuation, obsession, lust, and love. It’s easy to mistake one for another, and it can be especially confusing for people who are dealing with these emotions for the first time. ..."

Feel free to hop over there and check it out. I also made several book recommendations, because I live to increase the height of to-be-read piles everywhere.