Tag Archive | young adult

Mining YA

Hollywood has officially mined out my adolescence. I mean clear cut, stripped down to bedrock. They have left nothing undisturbed. This realization came with seeing a preview for ‘The Giver”. The book by Lois Lowry was one of the first ‘non-kid’ book I remember reading. My middle school library was small; a single room. You […]

A Lost Book is Sad

Watching movie trailers usually leads to more books on my reading list. Case in point, Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. I saw the preview on a Friday night date; Saturday morning, I had the book by the same name check out with my library card. I’m not scared enough of the Young Adult section to […]

Things I Should Have Read By Now

I love to read. There I said it. I’m a bookworm. Judge all you want. My parents are well-read. C. S. Lewis and Tolkien were household fixtures. Ironically, as a first grader I had trouble reading. My teacher split the class into three reading groups (cleverly named Blue Birds, Red Birds and Yellow Birds), with […]