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"Grasshopper Jungle" by Andrew A. Smith

What would you do if larger-than-man sized grasshoppers, who only love sex and food, were to take over the planet?

Andrew Smith sends his readers sprawling into a unique apocalyptic world; one taken over by giant man eating and sex crazed grasshoppers. 208 more words

Adolescent Lit

Speaking Up

I am not speaking up today. 

I have a lot I want to say, and even more feelings I would like to vent; that is not my intention now. 488 more words

At the Movies

And we are back.  Well, I am.  As I’m writing this Kate is on a plane on her way home.  New Orleans was great!  We both had a lot of fun.  478 more words


Sexism, Anger, and Andrew Smith

So the internet blew up again because Andrew Smith said this:

On the flip side, it sometimes seems like there isn’t much of a way into your books for female readers.

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The Alex Crow

Yes, I know. Post number two about Andrew Smith. But what can I say? The man is a literary genius who absolutely deserves the praise. And with the release of his newest book, The Alex Crow, it’s a given that I must write about it. 220 more words


Book Spotlight!

Today’s Book Spotlight! is on the book Winger by Andrew Smith

This is the story of Ryan Dean West’s Junior year at a boarding school for rich kids who get into trouble. 304 more words

Blog Posts

Writers, Please Write Whatever the Hell You Want

In an interview with Vice about his upcoming Young Adult fiction novel, The Alex Crow, author Andrew Smith told interviewer Hugh Ryan that he considers himself, “ 1,151 more words