Approximately 70% of young adult readers are over the age of 18. For many of us, our love for the genre all began with a wizard named Harry and his magical friends Ron and Hermoine. But WHY are we all still reading books about teenagers as adults?
We’ve all had it happen to us. One moment we are thriving on imagination, running on creative fuel, and our fingertips rush to keep up with our story. Next, we are struggling to formulate a fitting sentence, unable to find that deep-rooted connection that gives our story life and makes us feel like we’re one with our characters. So, how do we fight this? How do we rediscover our imagination and defeat writer’s block?
Not sure what to get that book lover in your life? Want to treat yourself to a bookish goody? Inspire your Valentine's Day adventure with these literary ideas!
1. Find your literary crush! Head to a bookstore and pick a story to fall in love with OR bring that special book lover in your life and let them pick up a new novel. Your treat!