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So, my buddy over at Wastepaper Prose sent me a copy of Annette Curtis Klause's YA werewolf novel Blood and Chocolate in her latest attempt to lure me over to the
I have to admit I'm enjoying it. I like a good werewolf story, and while this one doesn't break new ground (well, okay, it might have in 1998), it's well done. It has a lot of what I tend to consider both the greatest strengths and weaknesses of the YA I've read.
On the strong side, the characters are amazing and I care about them and their relationships. On the weak side, the emo can be a little overwhelming and angst-filled at times.
If you're a YA fan, what is it you like best about the genre?