Tag Archives: Young Adult

Miss Peregine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Russell Riggs

Russell Riggs’ first novel “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” sat on my bookshelf for the past three summers. This Christmas, my older sister picked it up and read it, which of course left me very curious. I decided to … Continue reading

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Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

I picked up Sarah Dessen’s “Lock and Key” at my neighborhood TJ Maxx, on the clearance shelf for $2. What a deal, right! And I figured that it would just be a quick, leisure read, but I was surprised that … Continue reading

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Why We Broke Up by David Handler, Illustrated by Maira Kalman

One afternoon, while I was browsing the shelves of the YA section of my local library, I was attracted to the look of the cover of a book written by an author I had never encountered before. When I flipped … Continue reading

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Update!

Hi Everyone, I haven’t blogged here in a LONG time, my apologies for that. But I have been spending all of my extra time plowing through some books on my to-read list (Gone Girl, lots of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, a … Continue reading

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Paper Towns by John Green

In reading Paper Towns, I’ve completed my tour of John Green’s young adult novels. In this story, Green presents readers with the story of Q, a high school senior from Orlando, FL who’s life has been tied loosely with the … Continue reading

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan

In the past few months I have found myself tearing through all of John Green’s novels and I decided to read “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” as the next up on my “Tour of Green.” This book was actually suggested to … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

  “‘You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.’” After reading “Looking for Alaska” and “An Abundance of Katherines,” I … Continue reading

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An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

I picked up An Abundance of Katherines after a friend suggested it to me. I went in kind of knowing what I should expect because I had previously read Looking for Alaska, also by John Green. An Abundance of Katherines … Continue reading

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Empress of the World by Sara Ryan

I picked up this book from the “free summer paperbacks” shelf at my local library. I thought the cover art was cool and the idea of an illicit, teenage, lesbian encounter seemed like a topic that could make for a … Continue reading

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