young adult literature

Book Review of Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater’s Introduction to the Wolves of Mercy Falls

  After reading the Raven Cycle, Maggie Stiefvater became one of the most interesting authors on my shelves. Many years ago, I had gathered the first books by her that I had heard of: The Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy. Beginning with Shiver, this trilogy follows werewolves and a girl who is fascinated by them. Unlike the Raven Cycle, …

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BR: Courage and Character in Since You’ve Been Gone

When I approached Since You’ve Been Gone, I slacked and hesitated. Then, one night, I was shaking and sweating profusely. I couldn’t sleep and the world felt unbearably dark, so, I pulled out the cheery cover of Emily and Sloane’s story. I begin and I don’t stop till I am done with the book. In …

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BR: Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here

Part of having an online presence is this weird isolation from real life, whatever that is. I remember growing up with the Harry Potter fandom, reading fanfiction, and not really being in tune with who was popular in school, or crushes, or friendships. I was kind of in my own bubble hovering maddeningly in a …

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The Olympic Book Tag

  ★QUESTIONS:Question #1: The Opening Ceremony: What book did you think had an incredible opening? I’ll Give You the Sun Question #2: The Games: What is your favorite fictional competition? The photography competition in Hold Still. Question #3: The Original: The modern games are based on the original Greek competition. What is your favorite book based on a classic?This …

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