Becky Allen Books

YA fantasy writer. Not a morning person.

Month: April 2017

  • Jae on the BBB&S and FBF&S covers.

    Assault, Consent, and Romance in Bound by Blood and Sand

    (Notes: This blog entry discusses rape culture, also, there are minor BBB&S spoilers.) It’s April, which is sexual assault awareness month. So I want to take a second to talk about sexual assault in Bound by Blood and Sand, because, well, it’s in there. Jae, the protagonist, is a survivor of rape before the book […]


  • YA Catch up Blogathon

    The YA Classics Catch Up Blogathon

    My name is Becky and I have a confession: I am a YA writer who is shamefully un-read in the classics of my own category. I’ve never read The Outsiders. I’ve never read A Separate Peace. And while I have read The Catcher in the Rye, it was only grudgingly for class, and I hated […]