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I'm a sucker for poignant contemporary MG/YA that's also really funny. #MSWL
YA and MG characters with specific and varied enthusiasms, Got a kid who is nuts about bees? Chemistry? A little-known Dutch painter? #MSWL
YA inspired by the DAPL issue. Black Lives Matters. PP. #MSWL
Is your book (especially YA) about social justice, protesting, and movements? #MSWL
I'm still looking for that YA (non-Salem) witch book (where they grow up doing magic) that makes my heart go a-flutter. #MSWL
I'd also love to see queer relationships in YA. Especially the sweet, ugly-crying kind #MSWL
I want more African-inspired SFF. I want Muslim characters in YA. I want native characters EVERYWHERE #MSWL
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#MSWL a MG/YA about the destruction of the Rondo neighborhood in STP—or a similar historically black neighborhood
Poignant YA/MG. Not necessarily sad, but perfectly true. Books that make you understand what it means to be human #mswl
Middle-of-the-day #MSWL reminder: if a tweet fits your book, check that your book is in the agent's categories! I do MG, YA, SF/F, Rom/E!
#MSWL more books that deal with collective trauma. Especially transgenerationally. #SFF #YA #C #ownvoices
To reiterate: hot, fat girls who don't care about being fat. Especially in YA and romance. #MSWL
YA or MG horror! #MSWL
Super in love with @lainitaylor's lush descriptions. More of that in YA, please. #MSWL
#MSWL MG and YA where the MC makes ACTUAL mistakes and learns from them.
#MSWL YA horror. MG that is both funny and poignant. A really creepy circus book.
#mswl: YA and MG friendship stories (especially between girls)