Sunday Stumper #55: Literary Orphans

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Sunday Stumper

Our 55th Sunday Stumper revolves around literary protagonists that were orphaned prior to the start of the novel/series.  This appears to be a prevalent and recurring theme in the Young Adult genre, particularly in recent years.  I have a feeling the trend began with the popularity of the Harry Potter series, but then again, it’s just an inkling…

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Sunday Stumper #54: American Settings

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Sunday Stumper

One of the captivating qualities of literature is its ability to transport the reader to an alternate place and time period.  Some of our favorite novels took place in the United States during a wide range of decades, so we wanted to share a few of them in our 54th Sunday Stumper!

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