Thoughts About New Adult Fiction

(I think this is definitely a first, where I purposely retract something I previously said on my blog.  However, in my mind, I consider that to be quite alright and normal, for that just shows I’m growing and evolving as a person and a thinker.)

About a year ago, I made my argument regarding how reading too much young adult fiction post-adolescence can be worrisome, in response to an article author John Green had written for the Cosmopolitan.  Ultimately, it led to me saying that my first novel, A Moment’s Worth, would considerably be a young adult novel despite it all, even though none of the characters are within range of being in high school, let alone the themes and subject matter as well.  Not to mention that since I had said that the youngest appropriate age to read my book would be 16- an opinion I still stick by to this day- it’s since bothered me why I called my novel YA in the first place.

It’s with that that I’d like to take this time and retract that statement, which also brings me to my subject for this week’s post.  While A Moment’s Worth may infuse contemporary, fantasy, and science fiction into one cohesive piece, age range-wise, I do not consider it to be a young adult novel.  If anything, I would consider A Moment’s Worth to be a new adult novel. Continue reading “Thoughts About New Adult Fiction”