Category Archives: Young Adult Fiction

The Nature of Witches by Rachel Griffin – a Book Review

I had such high hopes for this book. First of all, the cover had me entranced. It’s quite lovely and really sparks curiosity. Sadly, upon reading it I found it didn’t live up to my expectations and didn’t live up … Continue reading

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Drifting by Steven M. Cross – a Book Review

Published in May 2021, Drifting is the follow-up to writer Steven Cross’s young adult novel from 2019, Drowning. In the first book, we are introduced to Dean Knight, a young man who struggles to keep himself grounded as he comes … Continue reading

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House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland – a Book Review

You probably can’t tell yet from the things I’ve reviewed so far in this blog, but I have an intense love for the creepy and weird when it comes to books. There’s something about the lurid appeal of the darkness … Continue reading

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March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell – a Book Review

The first volume of this three part set of graphic novels was released in 2013. The second and third volumes came later in 2015 and 2016, respectively. The synopsis for book three of the series states that the aim of … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This is a book I heard a lot of buzz about during my Teen Library materials course at Mizzou a few semesters ago.  It is extremely controversial in many respects (as can be expected from most novels geared toward teens), … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars

I’m proud to make this novel the first of my book reviews.  Though I love a good intricately woven fiction novel geared toward adults, I also love a good (keyword: good) young adult novel.  John Green is by far, in … Continue reading

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