Monday, July 03, 2017

Fifty crucial feminist YA titles

At the BN Teen blog Kayla Whaley tagged "50 of the most challenging, encouraging, and empowering feminist books YA has to offer," including:
All the Rage, by Courtney Summers

No one believed Romy when she told the town about Kellan Turner, the sheriff’s son, raping her. And they didn’t just disbelieve; they ruined her. Now, she’s friendless and constantly bullied and harassed by peers and adults alike, all for telling the truth. The only good place left is the diner outside of town where she’s just another anonymous waitress. But then a girl with ties to Kellan goes missing and another girl’s assault is linked to him, too. Romy doesn’t see the point in speaking out again, not when she’s already lost so much for doing so and when no one believed her the first time. But she also doesn’t know if she can live with herself if she doesn’t.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Page 69 Test: All the Rage.

--Marshal Zeringue