Cool YA covers 2011 Infographic (Flavorwire)
Don't judge a (YA) book by its cover (Malinda Lo)
I have to say I don't really read much young adult fiction, but I am friends with people who do and I support the same argument for diversity that goes for all contemporary arts - especially in Room for Debates! (NY Times)
Neil Gaiman's keynote address transcript to the Philadelphia University of Arts class of 2012
Is "Game of Thrones" too white? (Salon) Look, for all my harping on about cross-racial casting, this is one argument that I think goes too far. Game of Thrones is a Middle Ages/mediaeval Europe fantasy epic. So, shall we be calling Lian Hearn's Tales of the Otori series racist because it's set in feudal Japan??
A perspective on the whole dying book phenomenon (The Atlantic)