YA Graphic Novel review: Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Anya's Ghost coverAnya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Published by: First Second

Format: Paperback graphic novel

Buy it here: Amazon

Reviewed by: Judith

Rating: This sarcastic and poignant coming of age with a supernatural twist hits close to home and points out that so often what looks picture perfect just isn’t. YA + comics + supernatural = a spooky, gripping page turner for teens *and* adults. Get it for the beautifully crafted images and stay riveted by the profound message. Read More

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YA Review: Origin by Jennifer Armentrout

OriginOrigin (Lux Series #4) by Jennifer Armentrout

Publisher: Entangled Teen, 2013

Format: Kindle

It’s finally here! I swear I’ve been waiting decades to find out what happened to Katy and Daemon after the cliffhanger ending of Opal. Before I start I just want to remind everyone that there will be SPOILERS from books 1-3, but I’ll try to keep them to a minimum for this one. Read More

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Rant #3: even more literary pet peeves

A while back Judith and I, fed up with complaining to each other, decided to compile a list of our biggest pet peeves in YA fiction in what was unarguably one of the best posts we’ve ever had (due in large part to the amazing comments and additions we received from you guys!). We felt it’s the perfect time to create an updated list – touching on some of our earlier points but also ranting about new things that bug us.

As before – please chime in and let us know what bugs you, if you agree, and what we might have missed. Oh and just FYI – this time we’ve expanded to include pet peeves from non-YA books. We gotta vent somewhere, y’all! (We both just got back from Texas, can’t help it.)

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