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Who is Odeya Rush? 5 Things to Know About the Stylish Rising Star

You might not be familiar with the name Odeya Rush just yet, but the 17-year-old newcomer is set to appear in one of the year’s biggest films—”The Giver”—alongside heavyweights  384 more words


The Trouble with Flirting – a review

In her YA novel The Trouble with Flirting, Claire LaZebnik draws on Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park for inspiration for both characters and plot, while making plenty of changes to keep her readers guessing what happens next. 628 more words

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Throwback Thursday-Review of We Were Liars

**Doing a review for this Thursday instead of a throwback**

We were Liars

Author: E Lockhart

225 pages

Published May 13th 2014 by Delacorte Press… 309 more words

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Funny the way it is

I happened across an article today in defense of YA novels.
Can I admit that I was astounded that a certain genre of books needed to be defended? 419 more words


Reviews: The Fault in Our Stars

I didn’t want to fall in love with Augustus Waters. As a matter of fact, I wanted to hate him, and The Fault in Our Stars as a whole. 1,083 more words

Pertaining To YA Literature

Read a bunch more books... some were really good. Some not so much.

Wow. It’s been a while since I last posted about the books I’ve read and I’ve read a bunch more since then. Even though I want to be getting back to the book I’m writing (I’m in the middle of re-writing/editing a second book and just started writing a brand spanking new book that I really wasn’t planning on writing but the words just started flowing… so, lots of writing the past few weeks!), here’s what I’ve been reading: 2,479 more words

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