Tag Archive: YA fiction

Review: Unbecoming by Jenny Downham

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Unbecoming by British novelist Jenny Downham follows 3 generations of women, each with fiery red hair and their own secret. The youngest, Katie, has been secretly hiding her sexuality. That is, until she… Continue reading

Beach Reads for Winter

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Just because the temperature has dropped, and you wouldn’t be caught dead outside in a swimsuit doesn’t mean you can’t still  enjoy some nice, fluffy, chick-litty reads!  So if you’ve just finished re-reading… Continue reading

Anti-Bullying Awareness Month

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Bullying seems to be running rampant in our schools today.  Not only are kids verbally and physically abused, but media and social networking has made it possible to humiliate someone on a national… Continue reading

Book Review: Endangered

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Endangered by Eliot Schrefer. Coming out Oct. 1, 2012. 9780545165761. Grades 9-12. (ARC copy) Sophie is spending another summer with her mother in the Congo at her bonobo sanctuary when she rescues Otto,… Continue reading

Book Review: The Raven Boys

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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. Coming out Sept. 18, 2012. 9780545424929. Grades 9-12. (ARC Copy). Blue comes from a family of psychics, but she has no powers of her own, just the… Continue reading

Want to Live Forever?

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Personally, I wouldn’t want to live forever (seems like it would get kinda long), but I’ve recently read a couple books that make the possibility intriguing.  No, these aren’t vampires or werewolves or… Continue reading

Can’t get enough of fairytale re-tellings?

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Me neither!  As I mentioned in a previous post, I love fairytale re-tellings.  They always contain a sweet romance where love conquerors all and evil doesn’t stand a chance against the pure in… Continue reading

Lindsey’s Top 10* of 2011

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2011 has been a great year for Children’s and Young Adult Literature!!  It was painful to narrow down all the wonderful books I read down to my top ten for the year.  But… Continue reading

Author Interview: Jessica Day George

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Today I’m excited to introduce Jessica Day George, one of my favorite authors!  I’ve mentioned before how I can’t resist a good fairytale story and Jessica writes some of the best! Jessica earned… Continue reading

Author Interview: Brenna Yovanoff

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I am so thrilled to introduce one of my favorite authors, Brenna Yovanoff! If you happen to recall, I reviewed her latest release The Space Between recently, which you can view here. Brenna… Continue reading