The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian will make you think more about other cultures and make you remember your own high school traumas...in a good way :)Read More »
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A straight-up, hardcore dystopia coming atcha - Not A Drop to Drink adds something great to the genre. I hope you agree!Read More »
The Knife of Never Letting Go may not be for all readers, but I warmed up to its original story (eventually).Read More »
So, I don't typically read a lot of books with tough subjects. Part of it is by accident (most fantasy YA books don't deal with a lot of major emotional or mental issues) and part of it is that I read books and watch movies to escape and don't really seek out those tough subjects of my own volition.Read More »
I may be alone in feeling this way, but The Elite did not live up to The Selection for me. It didn't have that magnetic I-literally-cannot-put-this-book-down pull to it, and America wavered between choosing Maxon or Aspen at least 5 times each.Read More »
Venom is one of those stories that sticks with you. The dark setting of Venice in the 1600s where classes don't mix and mysterious murders are on the rise sets the tone of the whole book and left me chilled.
So, I'm very excited to be a stop on the Venom Blog Tour! I'm got the fourth part of an original short story by Fiona Paul. Check it out!Read More »
I have some strong opinions on book sequels and the right and wrong ways to go about them. But, when done well, the following books in a series can be just as or even more exciting than the first book.
I've compiled my top choices for best book sequels of the year and the top continuations I'm dying to read in 2013.Read More »
Maggie Stiefvater's done it again - The Raven Boys is the first in a stunning new series. Don't wait to read this book - you won't regret it.Read More »
After the recent article in The Atlantic about women dominating YA fiction, my mind couldn’t help but wander to the few but proud male authors who write for the tween and teen crowd. Although men don't seem to be as widely dispersed in the YA writing world, they are not less prolific. I mean, hello, John Green is MAJOR.Read More »
Heather Anastasiu’s Glitch was everything I want in a book. Every page begs to be read and flipped, and I kept wanting more. Book Review: Glitch by Heather Anastasiu GoodReads | Author Website Title & Author: Glitch by Heather Anastasiu ...Read More »