Book Adventures Weekly: Issue 13

Twitter users share stories about boys reading about girls using the hashtag #BoysReadGirls – from Let Toys be Toys – for Girls and Boys, a UK blog.

BookRiot examines tropes we love – and why we love to see them subverted.

Malinda Lo, author of Diversity in YA, has written a four part essay on Perceptions of Diversity in book reviews.

The Horn Book opens the discussion about who reviewers are, and who their audience is. Yes, this one’s about diversity, too.

That’s cool. Ferguson, MO just hired a crowdfunded children’s librarian. The story (and an interview with the new librarian) is over at Library Journal.

Haven’t read a romance yet but want to see what the fuss is all about? BookRiot lists the 10 romance novels you should start with.

Some of my favorite heroines EVER are on this list of Science Fiction/Fantasy heroines you ought to know, from BookRiot.

And, from the Department of Random, Celebrity Division

Leonard Nimoy on Spock’s Secret Jewish Origins (via Tor)

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