Category Archives: Fiction – Young Adult

Progress Report on Ransom Riggs’ Library of Souls (by Jill)

  I’m going to keep this brief because I’m pleased to report that things have picked up quite a bit since I posted on Tuesday. Jacob, Emma, and Addison the dog are making progress in their quest to find their … Continue reading

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Early Thoughts on Ransom Riggs’ Library of Souls (by Jill)

  So it’s Tuesday, and my plan was to do a progress report on Library of Souls, the final book in Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Trilogy, but I didn’t make a ton of progress this week in my … Continue reading

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A Review of Lois Lowry’s Son (by Jill)

  Son was the longest of the books in The Giver Quartet, and by far the best of the series, in my opinion. It ties all of the prior books together and wraps things up pretty well, though there is … Continue reading

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A Review of Lois Lowry’s Messenger (by Jill)

  With Messenger, the worlds of The Giver and Gathering Blue finally begin to weave together. Kira’s friend Matt, now Matty, is the protagonist here, and it turns out that the community Kira’s dad came from is the one that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, with Digressions (by Bethany)

I think most lifelong readers must have mental lists of the gaps in their reading experience – the books that everyone else has read but that they haven’t. Fahrenheit 451 has been on my list for years – and, actually, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ransom Riggs’ Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children (by Jill)

I’ll admit that I’ve been putting off writing my review of Hollow City. Not because I didn’t enjoy it, because I did. Mostly it’s because it’s the second book in either a trilogy or a series, and I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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A Review of Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief (by Bethany)

I am slightly less annoyed with this book than I was the last time I wrote about it (which was here). It is possible at times to forget that “Death” is telling the story, although I still snorted whenever I … Continue reading

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