pop-fiction, the Hunger Games, and how trashy teen-lit kills reading…

pop fiction

... The Hunger Games is the next big thing apparently. I first learned of the books last year when a friend of mine was raving about how much she and her daughter enjoyed the series. Color me cautious, I didn't share her enthusiasm then and still remain skeptical that it's just another series looking to profit off the teen-lit phenomenon.I mean clearly the Twilight series proved intellectually beneficial to young readers...When it comes to children's and young adult literature I … [Read more...]