Tag Archives: young adult

Book Review : All Good Children


It’s the middle of the twenty-first century and the elite children of New Middletown are lined up to receive a treatment that turns them into obedient, well-mannered citizens. Maxwell Connors, a seventeen-year-old prankster, misfit and graffiti artist, observes the changes … Continue reading

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United States Infographic


This infographic comes, appropriately enough, from the blog “Epic Reads.” I think it’s appropriate because this graphic is epic. Epic Reads is a Harper Collins publisher blog. The graphic was created by blogger EpicGirl who did so by compiling reader … Continue reading

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Book Review : Through To You


Camden Pike has been grief-stricken since his girlfriend, Viv, died. He’d give anything to have just one more glimpse of her. But when Cam visits the site of Viv’s deadly car accident, he sees an apparition. Her name is Nina, … Continue reading

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YA Book Covers & Color


The following infographic comes from an amazing blogger named Kate Hart. She spent a lot of time and effort compiling all this information. Sure, the graphic is pretty and all, but do you know what is even cooler? She used … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vessel


Liyana has trained her entire life to be the vessel of a goddess. The goddess will inhabit Liyana’s body and use magic to bring rain to the desert. But Liyana’s goddess never comes. Abandoned by her angry tribe, Liyana expects … Continue reading

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Adults Reading YA Lit


YA books are gaining widespread readership among more than just teens. More often than not, it is an adult looking for the latest “Ranger’s Apprentice” book or “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. What is YA Lit? Why is it … Continue reading

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The Graveyard Book


The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman 978-0-0605-3092-1 Audiobook read by Neil Gaiman 2009 Newberry Award Winner Nobody Owens is a child raised by ghosts in a graveyard, and pursued by a nefarious organization that has already murdered his mortal family. The … Continue reading

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Life As We Knew It; aka “Supermoon”?


A supermoon occurred this past weekend for the first time in eighteen years. A supermoon occurs when the moon isĀ at its most full and passes most closely to the earth within its elliptical orbit. The last time these two requirements … Continue reading

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Moribito


The second prince of the emperor has been possessed by a spirit. The emperor orders him killed, but the second empress seeks a talented bodyguard to protect her son. Balsa accepts the job to protect the young prince. Continue reading

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New Blog Discovery


For all you Twihards and Twihaters, here’s an inspired new theory about vampires. There’s a little something for everyone in this; it just depends upon your feelings about butterflies. Continue reading

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