Then I counsel them if they answer in the affirmative. I want young people to be safe. Excessive drinking is responsible for 88, deaths per year in the United States, about one in 10 deaths among working-age adults. And drinking is a serious problem among adolescents.
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Herbie Hind. I died once, not twice or thrice, but once and that was enough for me to learn the secrets of the unknown. They just made a grave mistake of bringing me back. Lana Sullivan. There was a nervous shake in her voice that made me tilt my head in her hands. I rolled my eyes, but let her continue.
Teen and Young Adult Books
Wandering into the young adult section of your local bookstore is never something to be embarrassed about — even if you haven't actually been a teen in years. In fact, if you've left high school behind, you don't have to read Beowulf between now and September, which frees up time to check out the YA titles below. And if you're really paranoid about fellow beachgoers judging your teen-title, there's always the anonymity of a cover-less ereader. Although, unless they're reading War and Peace surf-side, they're really in no position to criticize.
Yes, you read that right: adults. Once upon a time it would have been shameful for adults to read books written for teenagers, never mind admitting that publicly, but nowadays it has become so common that many have even taken to blogging to discuss and review what they have read. At YA events such as book signings and author talks, a staggering number of attendees are aged 18 or over — showing that the prior societal damnation of adults reading books for young people is no more. This in itself creates a sub-mystery, too: why do these books remain popular years after they are first published, and what is it about our current society and world that means that their messages and values are still applicable to us?