[Note: Today’s post is by ReneÃ©, a junior in high school. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with our readers, ReneÃ©!]
Since middle school, two of my best friends and I have shared the books we buy or borrow from the library. It is a pattern we follow to ensure that all of us read each book so we can discuss it without spoiling it for one another. Since each of us have different preferences, we read everything from classics to science fiction to advanced reader copies. I have found that the “mind-candy” novels we read (those that are sweet and pleasurable at first but really just rot your brain) are basically the same plot over and over again.
The first trend I noticed occurred when the Twilight saga became excessively popular. Continue reading Mainstream Contemporary Novelists: Only About the Money?