Armchair BEA: June 1

Armchair BEA - Keeping it Real & Children's/Young Adult Literature

What exactly does "keeping it real" mean?  The meaning lays in keeping.  How do you not only grow an audience, but how do you keep them coming back for more?  If you have been around for years, how do you keep your material fresh?  How do you continue to keep blogging fun?

Our final genre focuses on the younger crowd:  children's picture books and young adult literature and everything in between.  What are the top 5 (or more) books that every child should have on his shelf?  If you are an adult who reads YA, why do you keep going back for more?  If you are not a reader of these books, think back to your childhood and share your favorites from your younger years.

I keep blogging fun by trying to participate in events, have fun with posts by trying new things, setting themes and trying to follow them, having fun with graphics and the web site design, and also exploring new books, authors, and genres.

I think every child should have the below:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #1) 


 The Monster at the End of This Book