Tag Archives: Young adult

Paper Towns

There are some writers who have such a distinctive style that, no matter what the topic of the book is, you have no doubt who wrote it. ¬†In some ways that’s a great credit to the author, a sign of … Continue reading

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The Book Thief: Coming of Age From an Ancient POV

Confession time: there is nothing that I love more than a narrator who is not, in fact, the protagonist. While Scout is a very real character in “To Kill a Mockingbird” it is, more than anything, Jeb’s story. And while … Continue reading

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“The Fault In Our Stars”: Just Read It.

Some books have a driving plot. Some have thrilling characterization. Some have deep thematic significance. And some have a little of everything — not many, but some. “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green is one of those magical … Continue reading

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Divergent: A Review? I Guess?

Greetings! I finished reading¬†Divergent by Veronica Roth approximately a week ago. Why the delay in blogging? Because, in all honesty, I couldn’t come up with anything to say about the book. It isn’t bad, per se. . .it just doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Advent of Young Adult Fiction

First, an explanation: in the midst of studying for the Bar, it seems that all my previous neurotic tendencies have exploded into a frenzied ball of non-stop crazy: which I didn’t really notice until discussing it with a friend today. … Continue reading

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