Category: Coming-of-Age

Review: Screwed up Life of Charlie the Second by Drew Ferguson

Cute, witty, and honest to a fault. Ferguson’s epistolary novel about the (rather graphic) goings-on of a seventeen-year-old gay boy is fun, fast-paced, entertaining, sad, and smart. I will agree with some other reviewers who mentioned that one of the novel’s downfalls is its… Continue Reading “Review: Screwed up Life of Charlie the Second by Drew Ferguson”

Reviews: The Earlies Part 15

A Separate Peace by John Knowles Wonderful, wonderful book. Highly recommended. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne Probably one of my favorite Hawthorne novels. I think I like it even better than The Scarlet Letter. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie Beautiful ‘writing back to… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies Part 15”

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 18

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer 4.0/5.0 Amazing book. Sad, disturbing, heart-breaking, and maddening. Tears of Rage by John Walsh 4.0/5.0 Incredibly sad story (true story) about a child’s kidnap and murder. Tear-jerking and intense. Very good book. Lord of the Flies by… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies, Part 18”

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