Crowley is fantastic at conveying mature teenage voices and interweaving relatable themes that both young adults and new adults can really feel. That's what's important here—feeling. You can't help but really feel reading Words in Deep Blue. You feel so much, so intensely.
The Orchard Underground is one crazy read that I have every intention of picking up again sometime. This book is genius. The kids at my bookstore have loved it. And as for me—how could I forget my reaction?—I absolutely adore this piece of middle-grade fiction.
What does that even mean? Being a 'poet' on Instagram? I've been on the instapoetry bandwagon for a little while now. A lot of it gravitates towards mystic life quotes as opposed to poetry, but then that raises the question: 'What is poetry?' I can't answer that and I call myself a poet.