I thought it would be fun to talk about what I as a reader would like to see more of in Young Adult (and Middle Grade) books.
I’m on a bit of a Downton Abbey kick at the moment. I love me some drama so the historical drama in the show is fantastic. I love the two different types of drama we see in the story. Upstairs is all about finding the right husband, wearing the right clothes, making the right friends, etc. Downstairs drama typically involves other members of the staff, wanting a better life, and the normal drama of life. I’d love to see more books with those elements in it. I know they pop up in adult fiction but I don’t see much in Young Adult fiction.