Tag Archives: YA fiction

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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Interview with Malinda Lo

Regular visitors to our site will probably know that a few of us here are unabashed fans of good YA fiction, and we’ve been particularly fond of the books by Bay Area-based author Malinda Lo. In Ash, Lo brought us … 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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Spera and a Conversation with Josh Tierney

I can’t quite recall how I stumbled onto the online comic Spera, but once I had, I was hooked. The original online comic is a collaboration between writer Josh Tierney and an impressive score of artists (too many to mention … Continue reading

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In Praise of YA Fantasy Fiction

You’ve devoured The Hunger Games trilogy and can’t wait for the movie. You might have every word of the Harry Potter books etched into your heart like a fond memory you’ll never give up. Perhaps you celebrated the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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