Has The YA Market Reached Its Zenith?

July 6th, 2005 · No Comments
by Booksquare

Just this past weekend, we found ourself in a bookstore, lost in the Young Adult titles. We remarked, quite casually, to the mother that the YA craze was bigger than we’d believed. She, being the smug type, assured us that we don’t know everything.

Well, we know this: Dorchester is stepping out of the YA game. The Smooch line is no more. No word on why, though we’ve heard rumors of slow sales, possibly due to less-than-optimal distribution. This is only a guess.

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