Hello, YA students. It’s the end of the semester! I’ve enjoyed working with all of you.
I thought I’d wrap up the blog — along with our final posts by Jillian and Isaiah — with a very short meditation on the YA author as celebrity. 382 more words
I read in astonishment a novel of certain virtuosity. M.T. Anderson, much like in his unforgettable Gothic “Octavian Nothing,” paints a distinct landscape for his sci-fi “Feed,” this time very much Orwellian so: a future of alarming familiarity and a vivid reflection of our present, voyeuristic society. 411 more words
Feed by M.T. Anderson was the definitive dystopian book before the Hunger Games exploded. I am looking forward to meeting him next week so I finally read this book. 527 more words
Genre: Science Fiction; Dystopia
Intended Audience: Older Teen; ages 15-18
“For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon – a chance to party during spring break and play with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. 197 more words