Tag: young adult literature

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

What We Learned At The THEIR FRACTURED LIGHT Release Party

I admit it: I have yet to read Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s Starbound Trilogy (These Broken Stars, This Shattered World, Their Fractured Light). I’ve been drooling over their covers for ages now, but haven’t gotten around to actually… Read More

Twirly Tries YALLFest

Friends, if you haven’t heard me screaming about YALLFest, you must be wearing earplugs. It’s only the coolest literary festival of all time. No less than sixty young adult authors (and a few of their industry counterparts) gather… 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

Spinning a Story

I bought Spin (by Darcie J. Gudger) because of an Amazon ad on my Facebook. The girl on the cover looked just like me, and she was spinning a blue flag. All I needed to know was that this was a… 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

Intelligencers and Assassins

I have an unfortunate proclivity towards British things–or, I should say, things written by British people. Literature, television, it’s all the same, really. (I should point out that this is only unfortunate because British authors seem less afraid… Read More