From Fuse #8: "I was, however, mildly freaked when I saw the photograph of Oliver's parents and came to the startled conclusion that if their prom was in 1995 (theme: "Jungle Fever") then Oliver could easily be my son too. *shudder*"
What's even scarier is when I am older than the parents in the YA books.
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Monday, October 19, 2009
In Which Fuse Points Out the Real Problem With Adults Reading Middle School/ YA Books
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Audacity by Melanie Crowder . Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group . 2015. Reviewed from ARC. The Plot : 1903, Russi...
In which I say why princesses aren't evil role models and cry about the Slate article about how programming parents are scared of dolls ...
Ugh. My friends are starting to spawn now, and it's freaking me out. :(
It's even worse when said parents are portrayed as past their prime! I wonder if I'd rather be described as incapable of understanding the sensitive heroine/hero...
Gah! My friends are having kids now too. I'm like, "Stop that! Don't you know we're supposed to be young and irresponsible?"
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