Category Archives: young adult

Rosie Loves Jack – YA Book Recommendation

Title: Rosie Loves Jack Author: Mel Darbon Publisher: Peachtree Publishing, March 1st 2021 Ages: 13+ Genre: contemporary YA fiction Note: adult themes: ableist behavior/language, taking advantage of young women, discussions of rape, sex trafficking, mentions of alcohol and drug abuse, & other scenes of … Continue reading

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Halloweensie YA Book Recommendation – The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter

Title: The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter Author: Brea Grant  Illustrator: Yishan Li Publisher: Six-foot Press. 2020 Ages: 12+ Genre: graphic novel Themes: writing, authors, famous authors, family, monsters, humor, gothic, Mary Shelley, Opening: Synopsis: Everyone expects sixteen-year-old Mary to be a great writer. After all, … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – FLAMER

Title: Flamer Author and Illustrator : Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Sept 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: bullying, homophobia, racism, fat-phobia, scout camp, coming of age, Asian-Americans, body positivity, religion, fighting parents Genre: Graphic Novel, fiction Synopsis: It’s the summer between middle school … Continue reading

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