First Lines

13th November, 2012

We’ve all seen the contests for first lines, and many of us have gone crazy trying to make our first lines perfect.
I decided to take a look at a bunch of my favorite books and their first lines.
Let’s see what you think.
Everyone knows I’m perfect—PERFECT CHEMISTRYThey called the world beyond …

Why I Love YA

10th November, 2012

I’ll give you one word: raw.
There’s something fragile and explicit about being a teenager. It’s like every emotion is magnified to the point of it bearing down and paralyzing you. I remember how one kiss could make me float and one forgotten call could bury me in pain.
Reading YA takes …