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May 24, 2012

TQOTD - Well Known Authors Venturing Into Y.A.?


In last Saturday's book news, I told you about Fifty Shades of Grey author, E.L. James writing a Y.A. novel. And it got me thinking...what other authors out there have started in adult books and ventured in young adult?

James Patterson
John Grisham
Candace Bushnell

And that's just to name a couple!

Thursday's Question of the Day: How do you feel about popular Adult authors venturing into Young Adult territory? Are they in it just for the profits?

LET ME KNOW!!




4 comments:

  1. Given how many Maximum Ride books James Patterson has turned out, my friends and I have reached a common consensus that he's just in it for the money. The first three were great, but all of the ones after #4 are just redundant.

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  2. Susie I couldn't agree more, not just the quality of the series has deteriorated but the quality of his work in general. I was a huge fan of his angel experiment series, but I haven't been able to read past Fang. Another author that I have high hopes for is Kresley Cole with her new YA series. Let's hope the jump doesn't end her in a ditch. I really love her IAD series.

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  3. I know Sherrilyn Kenyon jumped to YA also with The Chronicles of Nick. I really like that series although I havent read the most recent yet.

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  4. I couldn't say about their motivations, but I don't mind it. Why should they not be able to write in another genre other than what they are known for.

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