Tag: Young Adult

Snapshot Stories

I read a lot. And, most of the time, I read very quickly. I’ve found that immediately reviewing the books that I read not only slows down my reading time, it diminishes the joy of the thing. That said,… Read More

I’m Alive, I Swear (Or, Twirly Tries NaNoWriMo)

So. I recognize that it’s been a while since I’ve published a blog post. And by “a while,” I mean “an embarrassingly long time.” I keep telling myself that it’s okay, I’ve been in full-blown novel mode–and I… Read More

Salted Peanuts in The Big Easy

Ruta Sepetys may be best known for Between Shades of Grey (a story about art and refugees, not bondage and sex), but her more recent Out of the Easy is worth just as much attention. Set in the year 1950, in… Read More

Eleanor and Park

I just finished reading Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor and Park and now I don’t know what to do with my life. Remember those feelings I had during The Fault in Our Stars? This is like that, but so much worse. Worse… Read More