It’s the PASADENA Blog Tour!

Mark your calendars!  I’ll be visiting the above blogs throughout September.  I’ll be tweeting direct links as I have them, but you can find each stop below: 9/7 – Teen Librarian Tool Box 9/8 – Book Smugglers 9/9 – Great Imaginations 9/12 – I Read Banned Books 9/13 – The Compulsive…

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Something Wicked This Way Comes:  The Rebirth of Noir in Young Adult Literature

noir Pronunciation: /nwär/ 1.  That is in the style of a film noir; gloomy and fatalistic in character; (also) using cinematic devices such as wide angles and partial lighting; urban, morally ambiguous, anti-heroic. Cf. film noir n. and adj. 2.  A genre of crime film or detective fiction characterized by cynicism, sleaziness, fatalism, and…

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