Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza

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 […]

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Divergent the Movie: A Review

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 […]

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A Confusion of Princes

When it comes to YA science fiction, space opera is not a prominent subgenre. Think of Star Wars, Star Trek, and the like, and I bet you can count the number of YA space operas with your fingers. So I was pleasantly surprised to find Garth Nix’s A Confusion of Princes. A Confusion of Princes is an epic […]

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Maggie, Marissa, and the Toothpaste Conundrum: Notes from the YA: Legends Revisited Panel

  Every year, the Boston Book Festival brings together authors, writers, and readers into Copley Square for a three day bookworm extravaganza. I attended last year for the first time and was excited to go again. This year a couple of authors I like, Marissa Meyer, Cinder and Scarlet, and Maggie Stiefvater, Raven Boys and Shiver, appeared. They were […]

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