Category Archives: YA

Book Review: Half World by Hiromi Goto

When we first meet Melanie Tamaki, the shy and neglected protagonist of Hiromi Goto‘s Half World, she is running with all her might, as she is being chased down the street by a pack of bullies who are slinging pebbles … Continue reading

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Review: Adaptation by Malinda Lo

Malinda Lo’s recent young adult novel, Adaptation, is a perfect blend of the sci-fi and romance genres, with a believable and diverse cast of characters. It’s also a departure from the author’s previous fairy tale novels, Ash and Huntress, making … Continue reading

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Friends With Boys (Faith Erin Hicks)

Friends With Boys, written and drawn by Faith Erin Hicks, is a touching short graphic novel about adolescence and trying to find a way to fit in. Maggie is about to go to high school for the first time, and … Continue reading

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Monthly book club – Ash by Malinda Lo

You might remember, we’ve started a book group on GoodReads. Since several of us on staff here read Malinda Lo‘s Ash recently, we thought it would make a good way to get the ball rolling on a monthly book group. … Continue reading

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