The daughter responded, "No, that's too mushy-mushy!"
Then this past weekend, I was in the YA section of another bookstore when I saw a trio of girls who looked like they were 14 or so saunter up and pause to scan the book display. The alpha girl announced, "I always judge a book by its cover."
The second girl said, "Me, too!"
And the third girl said, "Me, too!"
Ah, the interests and tastes of young readers...
Have you eavesdropped on any young readers lately? If so, what were they saying?