Monthly Archives: September 2011

Favorite YA Novels of 2011: This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

In Kenneth Oppel’s This Dark Endeavor, there’s a lot you don’t know about Victor Frankenstein, age 16, and the biggest one is that he’s got an identical twin, Konrad. They’re both in love with their distant cousin, Elizabeth, and she … Continue reading

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Favorite YA Novels of 2011: The Last Little Blue Envelope

It’s so important to have a cool aunt, whether you’re a teenager or not. Ginny, the protagonist of 13 Little Blue Envelopes and The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson, has the coolest aunt ever: a kind, brilliant, nonconformist, … Continue reading

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Character Spotlight: The Penderwicks

If I had to name my top five favorite books from when I was a child, Little Women would definitely be in it: I wanted to be Jo, the tomboy writer, and I was envious of and fascinated by the … Continue reading

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