Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Your sustaining gift right now will be matched for a full year! Join as a member today.
Word of Mouth

Is Young Adult Fiction the New Chick Lit?

book reading.jpg
quinn.anya via Flickr Creative Commons

If you’re over thirty but have read Twilight or The Hunger Games, don’t be embarrassed.  You’re not alone.   Young adult novels are hardly reserved for young adults anymore.  At the same time, many readers have moved on from the once uber-popular “chick lit” genre…it’s a contrast stark enough that Buzzfeed senior editor Anna North recently asked the question, “is young adult fiction the new chick lit”?