Sex in Teen Lit Month II

Sex in Teen Lit Month II

There have been some fantastic books covering sex in YA published since I held the first Sex in Teen Lit Month back in 2009 to 2015, when I held this event, and I'm a much wider YA reader now. It's been really interesting to see where things have moved forward since 2009, a change that has led to a change in how Sex in Teen Lit Month II was being held. This event was being split into two; Part 1 looked at sex in YA in general, as per the first event, but Part 2 focused on sex crimes and crimes of a sexual nature. There have been quite a few books published covering such topics, especially over the past year or so, so I highlighted and discussed them as part of the event. Below is a list of posts from the event.

1st November
9am: Sex in Teen Lit Month II is Here!
1pm: Review: Lobsters by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison

2nd November
9am: Guest Post from Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison: Virginity in YA Novels
 
 3rd November
9am: Review: Purity by Jackson Pearce

4th November
9am: Interview with Non Pratt
1pm: Highlight: The Oral History Podcast
 
5th November
9am: Review: My Soon-to-Be Sex Life by Judith Tewes
 
6th November
9am: Guest Post from Judith Tewes: Didn't We Already Have a Sexual Revolution?
 
7th November
9am: Review: Losing It, edited by Keith Grey
1pm: Articles & Posts on Sex in YA Around the Web
 
8th November
9am: Guest Post from Lauren James: The Need for Sex in YA

9th November
9am: Review: Shut Out by Kody Keplinger
1pm: Discussion: The Lack Of Female Masturbation in YA

10th November
9am: Guest Post from Jenn Bennett: Open for Discussion

11th November
9am: Review: Losing It by Cora Carmack
1pm: Hayley Sprout: Why Asexual Representation Matters

12th November
9am: Interview with Donna Freitas
 
13th November
9am: Review: Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian
 
14th November
9am: Guest Post from Carrie Mesrobian: "Only If it Serves the Plot"
1pm: Discussion: How Important is it for Sex to Be on the Page in YA?
 
 15th November
9am: Interview with Daria Snadowsky
 
16th November
9am: Review: What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi
 
17th November
9am: Guest Post from Alice Nuttall: Companions, Concubines and Chastities: Weaponised sexuality in Louise O’Neill’s Only Ever Yours
1pm: Review: Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
 
18th November
9am: Discussion: Sex in LGBTQ YA
1pm: Sex in Teen Lit Month II Giveaway
 
19th November
 9am: Sex in Teen Lit Month II Part 2: Sex Crimes
1pm: Review: Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar
 
20th November
9am: Interview with Kirsty Eagar
 
21st November
9am: Review: What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler
1pm: Discussion: "Reading is For Entertainment!" - or Why I Read Books that Deal with Rape
 
22nd November
9am: Interview with Tammara Webber & Giveaway
 
23rd November
9am: Review: All the Rage by Courtney Summers
 
24th November
9am: Interview with Courtney Summers
 
25th November
9am: Review: Modern Monsters by Kelley York
1pm: Discussion: YA on Rape, Sexual Assault & Child Abuse
 
26th November
9am: Interview with Louise O'Neill
1pm: Discussion: Paul & Emma's Scene in Asking For It by Louise O'Neill
 
27th November
9am: Review: Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
 
28th November
9am: Interview with Robin York
 
29th November
9am: Review: Asking For It by Kate Harding
 
30th November
9am: Wrap Up Post & Giveaway Results 

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