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The fallacies of YA fiction

YA fiction has always bothered me, but not for the reasons you might suspect. Don’t worry, this isn’t about how adults should grow up and read real literature. I’m a YA fan, from The Hunger Games to Paper Towns. You’ll find ...

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An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows

Having never come across Foz Meadows before, I approached An Accident of Stars with a mixture of trepidation and nervous excitement. What if I’m about to read the next SFF classic? Well, when it comes to Foz Meadows’ latest, that might ...

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Shadowhunters: Completely unwatchable trash

I’m not surprised that Shadowhunters, the second screen incarnation of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments, is utter shit. But I had hoped that after 2013’s film adaptation was such a commercial and critical failure, the creative team behind the series ...

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The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

If you thought the first film in this YA franchise was batshit crazy, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet… The log line for the sequel to The Maze Runner reads ‘The maze was just the beginning.’ They weren’t kidding. The world ...

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