Category: Coming-of-Age

Thoughts: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD:  51 When you look at the cover for Two Boys Kissing, you get a pretty good idea of what this book will be about.  Then you read the synopsis on the… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan”

Thoughts: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 46 Harper Lee’s noted –and only- work, To Kill a Mockingbird, has become a classic piece of literature and a staple of American culture and southern history.  The narrator and… Continue Reading “Thoughts: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee”

Review: Joyland by Stephen King

. Joyland by Stephen King Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 43 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. Stephen King’s Joyland is the latest in his massive repertoire of what I will hereafter describe as “really cool reading stuff.”  In this… Continue Reading “Review: Joyland by Stephen King”

Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

. Divergent by Veronica Roth Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 41 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable. In Chicago, sometime in the (not too distant) future, society has been torn apart by war, and those who remain have separated into… Continue Reading “Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth”

Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Benjamin Alire Sáenz Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 39       Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. I was introduced to Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets… Continue Reading “Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

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