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Loretta Nyhan is a professor of literature and a green-living, garden-growing mother of two. She is also the co-author of I'll Be Seeing You with Suzanne Hayes. Loretta lives in the Chicago area. You can follow her on Twitter.
As much as we love YA fiction—and if you don't, what are you doing here?!—the genre has a handful of classic YA cliches that, sometimes, we could all do without. We could probably live the rest of more