Hello, my name is Maryrose. I love William Faulkner, cardigans, and Lifetime movies with plucky female protagonists. I hate flash mobs and people who say, "THIS IS OUR TIME."
Hemingway makes your writing bold and clear.
- “The first two books are adventure stories, about getting people jazzed for revolution. But the...”
- holdtightyourbuns asked:Hey I am now about halfway through the Parable of the Sower (thank you so much for the recommendation!) How do you think it compares to hunger games? and which do you prefer in terms of dystopian YA?
Yay, so glad you’re enjoying it! (EVERYONE ELSE, READ IT. NOW.)
It reminds me more of Life of Pi than anything published under “YA” right now, because it clearly has an adult audience in mind, being more concerned with spiritual and societal goals than personal ones. This is not to say that teenagers don’t ever concern themselves with spiritual issues (I remember several that tortured over “finding their spiritual selves”, hopping from religion to religion.) Now that I think about it, spirituality is definitely a thing teens grapple with quite frequently, so I’m surprised there isn’t more YA that addresses it. I certainly can’t think of any.