Racy reads becoming popular among teens

The Sioux City Journal reports on those darn kids today, and all that trash they’re reading.
Gone are the days of “Nancy Drew,” “Sweet Valley High” and the “Babysitters Club.” Provocative teen novels are flying off the shelves and into the book bags of teen and tween girls, the biggest consumers of the publishing industry’s fastest-growing segment.

Most books for kids ages 12 and up sell fewer than 20,000 copies, but some controversial teen fiction titles have sold more than a million copies.