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Some topics are too big for adult fiction

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A Special Kind of Crazy

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"There are some themes, some subjects, too large for adult fiction: They can only be dealt with adequately in a children’s book.” ~ Phillip Pullman

This week on the radio show will being taking this quote from Phillip Pullman to heart and talking about why Young Adult fiction is a great place for discussing deep topics like maturity, sexuality, drugs and alcohol, relationships, and so much more. Many of these topics are difficult to fully capture in adult fiction and are best dealt with amid the excitement, intimidating, and often scary years of young adulthood.