YA Literature
Follow
Find
14 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
onto YA Literature
Scoop.it!

The Kingdom of Little Wounds

The Kingdom of Little Wounds | YA Literature | Scoop.it
The Kingdom of Little Wounds, Susann Cokal
Candlewick Press, October 2013
Reviewed from ARC
I wanted to like this.
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Fangirl' by Rainbow Rowell

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Fangirl' by Rainbow Rowell | YA Literature | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Written in Red' by Anne Bishop

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Written in Red' by Anne Bishop | YA Literature | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones | YA Literature | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

The 5th Wave

The 5th Wave | YA Literature | Scoop.it
The 5th Wave, Rick Yancey
Putnam Juvenile, May 2013
Reviewed from ARC
Apocalyptic scenario, isolated teen in the woods, romance against-the-odds… we’ve been down this desolate road before.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Paper Valentine

Paper Valentine | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Paper Valentine, Brenna Yovanoff
Razorbill, January 2013
Reviewed from final copy
Rereading Paper Valentine, I saw a lot of Printz-worthy elements.
In fact, there’s a serious contender here.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel (2nd edition)

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel (2nd edition) | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Weiner’s extremely concise overview of the growth and legitimization of the graphic novel for American educators and librarians consists of fifteen chapters, a foreword by Will Eisner, a preface by Weiner regarding this second edition, and a very...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Why We Broke Up' by Daniel Handler, Art by Maira Kalman

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Why We Broke Up' by Daniel Handler, Art by Maira Kalman | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

What really makes this novel work, what pushes it that notch above similar titles, is Min’s unique voice. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Right Behind You' by Gail Giles

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Right Behind You' by Gail Giles | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

Written in simple, straight-forward language, ‘Right Behind You’ hits all the right notes and creates a poignant blend of honesty, hurt, anger and healing. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'The Pledge' by Kimberly Derting

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'The Pledge' by Kimberly Derting | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

The world of 'The Pledge' comes alive from the first page, leaping into the conciousness of the reader and enveloping in the constant fear of life under tyrannical rule. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: Zelah Green by Vanessa Curtis

Rebecca Denham's insight:

Curtis handles severe obsessive-compulsive disorder with a frank, unflinching quality that pulls readers in to Zelah's thoughts and motivations. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Ironskin' by Tina Connolly

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Ironskin' by Tina Connolly | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

Connolly's novel is a wonderfully dark and compelling YA title written in the style of Jane Eyre. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

Using her trademark gift for turn of phrase, Gail Carriger has created a wonderfully imagined new series sure to draw new fans to her steampunk world. (Follow link for full review)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Eighth Grade Bites: A Graphic Novel' by Heather Brewer

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Eighth Grade Bites: A Graphic Novel' by Heather Brewer | YA Literature | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Update: 20 Crafting Books for Teens that Libraries Should Own

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Update: 20 Crafting Books for Teens that Libraries Should Own | YA Literature | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: SCBWI Blogger Interviews: 10 Questions for P.J. Hoover

Lunanshee's Lunacy: SCBWI Blogger Interviews: 10 Questions for P.J. Hoover | YA Literature | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

The art of Spiegelman in graphic detail - Haaretz

The art of Spiegelman in graphic detail - Haaretz | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Haaretz The art of Spiegelman in graphic detail Haaretz NEW YORK - Discussing the Jewish-American cartoonist, writer and editor Art Spiegelman without using the word "Maus" more than once is quite a challenge, but it seems to be a challenge worth...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

The Kingdom of Little Wounds

The Kingdom of Little Wounds | YA Literature | Scoop.it
The Kingdom of Little Wounds, Susann Cokal
Candlewick Press, October 2013
Reviewed from ARC
I wanted to like this.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan
Alfred A. Knopf. August 2013
Reviewed from ARC
Sometimes a book packs such an emotional whammy that every other aspect becomes irrelevant to 99.9% of the readers.
Two Boys Kissing is seriously packing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

4 Dystopian YA Novels to Feed Your Hunger

4 Dystopian YA Novels to Feed Your Hunger | YA Literature | Scoop.it
The end of the Hunger Games trilogy left us feeling empty inside, with only the movies to comfort us (Catching Fire debuts today!).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Masque of the Red Death' by Bethany Griffin

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Masque of the Red Death' by Bethany Griffin | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

Araby is wonderfully broken; emotionally distant, self-destructive and disconnected from the world around her. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: "Bunheads" by Sophie Flack

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: "Bunheads" by Sophie Flack | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

What I most appreciated in this novel was how Hannah's struggle to decide her future is universal. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Something Strange and Deadly' by Susan Dennard

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Something Strange and Deadly' by Susan Dennard | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

Susan Dennard has crafted a wonderfully detailed and original novel that adds a new twist to the YA zombie cannon. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Girl in the Steel Corset' by Kady Cross

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Girl in the Steel Corset' by Kady Cross | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

The classic tale of Dr. Jeykl and Mr. Hyde gets a steampunked reboot sure to thrill readers. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Land of Stories' by Chris Colfer

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: 'Land of Stories' by Chris Colfer | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

The writing style is easy without being simplistic, perfect for the target audience. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rebecca Denham
Scoop.it!

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges

Lunanshee's Lunacy: Review: The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges | YA Literature | Scoop.it
Rebecca Denham's insight:

Bridges's familiarity with Russia and Eastern European folklore is very apparent as she uses elements of both to weave an exciting, glittering world with a dark paranormal underbelly. (Follow link for full review.)

more...
No comment yet.