5 Under-Appreciated Contemporary Young Adult Novels

There are so many great contemporary and realistic young adult novels. ┬áSo many, in fact, that there are some books I just don’t get to talk up enough. These are five young adult novels I think deserve more attention and discussion. Not only did they really resonate with me, I think they will have a… Continue reading 5 Under-Appreciated Contemporary Young Adult Novels

To Not Act My Age: Legend and The Sharp Time

I didn’t read young many adult books when I was a teenager (I can think of only one; it was Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger. It’s fabulous and I’m so glad I came across it when I did). I went through my RL Stine phase in fifth grade, so I didn’t always read adult books,… Continue reading To Not Act My Age: Legend and The Sharp Time

Authors and Questions: A Conversation between Laura Moriarty and Mary O’Connell

I had the pleasure and privilege of attending an event at my local library where one of my favorite authors, Laura Moriarty, discussed the new release The Sharp Time with author Mary O’Connell. If only for an hour, it was a joy to be in a room full of other reading and writing enthusiasts who… Continue reading Authors and Questions: A Conversation between Laura Moriarty and Mary O’Connell