Not So YA

for Grownups

For the young adult novel enthusiast who may or may not actually be a young adult. Known for their shenanigans, this group welcomes folks of all genders. This group is led by Anne Marie Jones, and you can contact her at to sign up!

We’re meeting next on Saturday, October 21st at 7pm to discuss The Lost Girls by Sonia Hartl.

In November, we will meet Saturday, November 18th at 7pm to discuss Poisoned Apples by Christine Hepperman.

In December, we will meet Saturday, December 16th at 7pm. We will be discussing Love in Winter Wonderland by Abiola Bello.

In January, we will meet Saturday, January 20th at 7pm to discuss The Body Project by Joan Jacobs Brumberg.

The Lost Girls: A Vampire Revenge Story By Sonia Hartl Cover Image
ISBN: 9781645677901
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Published: Page Street YA - September 5th, 2023

Getting over Your Vampire Ex is as Easy as Killing Him and Stealing His Girlfriend

Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty By Christine Heppermann Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062289575
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 23rd, 2014

Every little girl goes through her princess phase, whether she wants to be Snow White or Cinderella, Belle or Ariel. But then we grow up. And life is not a fairy tale.

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Love in Winter Wonderland By Abiola Bello Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641295079
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Published: Soho Teen - October 3rd, 2023

The Sun Is Also a Star meets You’ve Got Mail in this YA Christmas love story set in a London Black-owned bookshop.

Charming, handsome Trey Anderson balances the pressures of school popularity with a job at his family’s beloved local bookshop, Wonderland.

The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls By Joan Jacobs Brumberg Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679735298
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Published: Vintage - September 1st, 1998

The award-winning author of Fasting Girls explores what teenage girls have lost in this new world of freedom and consumerism—a world in which the body is their primary project.

"Fascinating ... riveting ... Women and girls should read this fine book together." —The New York Times Book Review