The Maze Runner How would you react if you couldn’t remember your name or who you were, and woke up in dark hole? That is the initial scene of James Dashner’s The Maze Runner. Thomas, the protagonist, wakes to find he can’t remember his name and life, trapped in some insidious maze with a group of boys. […]Read more "The Maze Runner- The Movie"
Mila 2.0 is a YA science fiction novel by Debra Driza that tells the story of Mila, a girl living with her mom in a small town in Minnesota. Mila can’t remember her past, but soon discovers her true identity. She’s a weapon, and several people want to control her. As she runs from enemies, she begins to […]Read more "Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza"
Appealing to the Reluctant Boy Reader I can count the number of books I read for pleasure between middle school and high school on one hand. I’m a slow reader and easily distracted. I bring this up partly as a confession, but also to bring up a topic close to me as a reader. How […]Read more "Appealing to the Reluctant Boy Reader"
Divergent the Movie: A Review There are a lot of YA dystopian novels out on the market and I enjoy finding a story that rises above the fray. Divergent, the first of Veronica Roth’s dystopian series, was delight to read and I was excited to watch the book made into a movie and released last month. The […]Read more "Divergent the Movie: A Review"