Tag Archives: Young-adult fiction

Alligiant Didn’t Convince Me

Before I go any further I have to admit that I read Allegiant at least one month before writing this review.  Since I read it on my Kindle I kept forgetting to write a review.  There is no way I am … Continue reading

Posted in Young Adult Fiction | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insurgent is an Improvement

When I read Veronica Roth’s Divergent I was not overly impressed by several elements of her story.  I didn’t care for the tattooing, the over abundance of kissing, or the drunkenness portrayed in the story.  The plot itself was good … Continue reading

Posted in Not Just For Kids, Young Adult Fiction | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Kiss in Time

This modern-day remake of Sleeping Beauty has its moments.  A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn is written for young adults.  It’s another book I borrowed from my daughter’s library pile.  It’s basically Sleeping Beauty, but instead of a prince … Continue reading

Posted in Young Adult Fiction | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ambivalent About Divergent

This review is hard for me to write in many ways because I am a huge fan of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series.  I think that the whole Hunger Games saga is some of the best and most compelling young … Continue reading

Posted in Young Adult Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

When I was a kid I read a lot of books by Richard Peck.  The Dreadful Future of Blossom Culp had to be one of my favorites.  I know I read it many times.  So it was really a no … Continue reading

Posted in Not Just For Kids | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Long Awaited The House of Hades

I will preface this review by expressing my love for Rick Riordan‘s young adult fantasy books.  I love the Percy Jackson series, the Kane Chronicles, and The Heroes of Olympus.  I have not read a book of his that I didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Not Just For Kids | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Finding Runaway Twin

I have a nine-year old friend who has recommended Runaway Twin by Peg Kehret to me at least three different times.  She knows that I love to read and that I read a lot.  She wanted to share one of … Continue reading

Posted in Not Just For Kids | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment