Saturday, November 13, 2010

BR: Fly on the Wall

Fly on the Wall
E. Lockhart (author of The Boyfriend List)

… mixed feelings.

The beginning was weird because the main character was way over-analyzed things, and the middle was too long and dragged for a while, and the whole subject matter was weird (a girl turns into a fly? Ew, weird)… But things ended well, and characters turned out to have real depth, and Lockhart made an important point about not judging people, and about not discriminating against gay people, of all things, and I ended up liking it.


Thursday, November 11, 2010

Questions for YA Readers

Question for you paranormal-fans:
What are your favorite Vampire books/series?

(Aside from Twilight, because I have my own opinions on that one, and I'm looking for other material.)

What are your thoughts on:
House of Night series
Blue Bloods series
The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod
Infinite Days
... etc?

Also... Is the vampire thing over-done? What is your favorite ficitonal race-- (faeries, pixies, immortals, werewolves, ghost, vampires, etc?) Are you sick of the paranormal genre? Who do you think has done it the best?

I'd love to hear your thoughts, your rants, your recommendations, your anythings on this topic :) Post here.