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My Reason

by: Rebecca Taylor

From this week’s writing prompt. 

Sometimes I wonder why I’m here. What am I truly doing here, in this world all at once full of mystery and magic and malice? 636 more words

Young Adult Fiction

Uglies - Scott Westfeld

Imagine a society where everyone is considered ugly until their 16th birthday when they get a full plastic surgery make over to turn them ‘pretty’. 290 more words

Record Store Day Reading

Today is Record Store Day! My vinyl records always ended up scratchy back in the day, and I currently embrace the digital world of Spotify and whatnot.   531 more words

Young Adult

The Braid

Author: Helen Frost

The year is 1850, and famine is sweeping across the land. Worse still, many of the Scottish landlords are finding it isn’t worth their while to continue to allow tenants on their lands. 246 more words

Book Review

Mortal Engines

The final book that I read to research steampunk fiction is Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve. This is a young adult novel, published in 2001 and shortlisted for the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year. 474 more words

Writing

Star Wars Episode VII: A New Threat

This one’s for geeks, nerds and fans everywhere. With little information still available as to what the new Star Wars film will look like and how the story will unfold, it leaves a lot to the imagination. 8 more words

Children's Fiction

Town

James Roy’s Town revolves around 13 loosely connected stories of young people who all live in the same unnamed Australian town. The stories themselves are rather good, reflecting different aspects of young people’s experience – from battling untrue perceptions of yourself, to racism, disappointment, death and pondering your future. 50 more words

Young Adult Fiction