9 Young Adult Books that Should Be Made into Movies, or YA Movie Adaptations in a Perfect World*

Ever since Harry Potter became a worldwide phenomenon and people (myself included) went to see Twilight in theaters eleven times, Hollywood has been paying attention to popular young adult series and snatching up film rights to YA properties. But unfortunately, when they don’t reach The Hunger Games level of success some really smart people online proclaim THE DEATH… Continue reading 9 Young Adult Books that Should Be Made into Movies, or YA Movie Adaptations in a Perfect World*

Looking Back on 2012 Releases in Young Adult Literature

I’m working on my reading goals for 2013. I want to do a balance of 2012 titles I missed (and I am going by calendar year, not publishing year), older books that I’ve never gotten around to reading, and newly published books I’m excited about or on the fence about. Part of that is looking… Continue reading Looking Back on 2012 Releases in Young Adult Literature

A New Perspective on an Old Favorite: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

I’m a sucker for stories told from another character’s perspective, so I was intrigued by the idea of Tiger Lily. It more than exceeded my expectations. All you really need to know going into this is that it’s the story of the Indian Princess Peter Pan loved before Wendy ever came into the picture, told… Continue reading A New Perspective on an Old Favorite: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson