There was a gigantic flap last week over an article in the Wall Street Journal about how awful YA fiction is. Too sexy, too dark, too many vampires. This flap occurred largely in the Twittersphere, so if you really want to read up on it, you can search #YAsaves on Twitter. This article at the Guardian UK Books Blog does a good job of summarizing the furor.
Don't censor teen fiction | Books | guardian.co.uk