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Worlds within Worlds: YA Fantasy


Two YA authors explore the ways in which they layer fantasy worlds with history or contemporary life to provide a context for their female characters to act with agency. "Courting Darkness" by Robin LaFevers and "Grim Lovelies" by Megan Shepard are featured.


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Robin LaFevers

New York Times best-selling author Robin LaFevers was raised on a steady diet of fairy tales, Bulfinch’s mythology, and 19th century poetry. It is not surprising she grew up to be a hopeless romantic....

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Megan Shepherd

Megan Shepherd is the acclaimed author of The Madman's Daughter trilogy, The Cage trilogy and the middle grade novel, "The Secret Horses of Briar Hill." Her new book is "Grim Lovelies." Shepherd lives and writes on a 125-year-old farm outside Asheville, NC....

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