An Interview with Kelly Loy Gilbert about the Heart-Wrenching WHEN WE WERE INFINITE

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When We Were Infinite is the absolute best book I've read in 2021, and I haven't picked up a YA book since early February, when I finished it. It's Kelly Loy Gilbert's third book (and out today!), and it delves deep into the protagonist Beth and her four best friends—Grace, Brandon, Sunny, and Jason—during their… Continue reading An Interview with Kelly Loy Gilbert about the Heart-Wrenching WHEN WE WERE INFINITE

Fairytales & Subversion: Interview with Kalynn Bayron (Cinderella Is Dead) & Retellings You’ll Love

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Fairytales and stories have always played a role in culture--passed down orally or transcribed in books. They morph and are rewritten and take on different meaning with the passing of time. Today I'm first talking with Kalynn Bayron, author of Cinderella Is Dead, about her fantasy debut, fairytales, and rebellion. For context, Cinderella Is Dead… Continue reading Fairytales & Subversion: Interview with Kalynn Bayron (Cinderella Is Dead) & Retellings You’ll Love