When people say, “Publishers need to stop putting out YA novels and focus on literary texts,” what they’re essentially saying is, “All the thousands of teens who have had their lives saved by fiction by the likes of John Green, Rainbow Rowell, David Levithan, and Veronica Roth are less important than my personal disdain for YA.”

Yeah, books are about beautiful wording and metaphors and themes. But, more importantly, they’re about changing lives for the better. And I don’t think it should matter if it’s War and Peace or Twilight that makes you a happier person. If people want to find happiness in YA books, whether they’re gorgeously written or not, let them. It’s not that hard, folks.

Delinquents (Dusty #2) 10/23/14

The innocent girl with a delinquent heart has to live with her bad choices. Secret hope and hurt feel like falling while she learns how to breathe again, but there’s still freedom in trouble.

The runaway with blacked-out eyes is losing his grip. Crushing two hearts in one fist, his addiction bends rules and breaks deals, but the boy born for bliss isn’t going anywhere without a fight.

Love is knowing they should stay away, but love is illogical at best.

She’s afraid to let go.

He won’t let her.

This is how silliness and foolishness grow up.

Here, forever is a lie.


Nails inspired by C.J. Flood’s Infinite Sky. I don’t have an actual copy of the book so have a pic from goodreads. I made these for a friend.

Illustrations done in acrylic as usual. Enjoy!

Nail polish used:
Sally Hansen Dive In

Review by my co-blogger on the book blog. HERE.