Now that I got my Edgar rant off my chest, and my soapbox has been reinstated as a coffee table, I thought I should think about criteria for my list of YA mysteries. Since everyone else seems to be so liberal with their interpretation of the genre.
So here are my four must-haves:
1. Must have a mystery as the central plot
. This means the solving of the mystery has to be at the front of the story, and at the top of lead character’s list. Navel-gazing and peer… Continue
Posted on September 17, 2009 at 8:00am