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The Rise of LGBTQ+ YA Literature

The Rise of LGBTQ+ YA Literature

Up until the 1960s, YA fiction mainly consisted of idealized characters and happy endings. But as authors such as Ann Head and Paul Zindel debuted stories detailing realistic issues faced and colloquial language used by the teenagers at the time, [...]

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REVIEW: Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

REVIEW: Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for STEELHEART by Brandon Sanderson. FIREFIGHT takes place a few months after STEELHEART ends. With Steelheart and his closest allies defeated, the Reckoners are thriving, systematically taking down every Epic that threatens Newcago. For the [...]

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks: Fantasy

#WeNeedDiverseBooks: Fantasy

July is The Multiracial Issue, and in wake of the #WeNeedDiverseBooks events and discussion, Girls in Capes invites guests to share five diverse books in different genres with our readers. Today, Ariel Kroon and K. D. Callaghan of Paper Droids [...]

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