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There are a handful of pop culture items that I strongly associate with my childhood and adolescence. I’ve covered a shitload of them here, from the BSC, to Judy Blume, and even non-book nostalgia like Roseanne, Pump Up the Volume, and … Continue reading
I don’t know what to even think of this book. On one hand, I read it quickly and didn’t seem to enjoy it much while I was reading. But on the other hand, I can’t stop thinking about it so … Continue reading
Once upon a time, I read a Y.A. book about a girl who falls in love with a boy and it turns out the boy is a ghost. And he has some ridiculous name – I think it was Tuesday. … Continue reading
Norma Klein has a habit of writing teens who are preternaturally mature. But none are moreso than Oliver Simon, the twin brother of fourteen year old Carla Simon. This book is told from the point of view of Carla, and … Continue reading
When I was growing up, I wanted so badly to be in so many of the books that I’ve read. But none more than the Norma Klein books. You have to understand how unbelievably sophisticated the teenage characters in her … Continue reading
Do you have a book that you’ve read, that you love to a possibly unhealthy degree? And for whatever reason, you try to get other people to read it and no one ever does because A) They haven’t heard a … Continue reading