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New poll…what’s the *worst* book to movie adaptation??

Check out our new poll! Which character has what it takes to survive The Hunger Games?

the-hunger-games-symbols_19218_The teens from Greenwood TAB have a new question for you.

Which of the following characters, from other books, would last the longest in the hunger games?

Personally, my money is on Stevens, but tell us what you think!  Maybe there’s someone we didn’t think of?  Let us know in the comments…I’m wondering, can I vote for Russell Wilson?  🙂

Things That Drive Me Crazy In Young Adult Books #9

Let me start by apologizing to the entire supernatural romance/urban fantasy genre. I’m sure there are lots of realistic books about gang violence or historical novels about wilderness survival that would drive me crazy. It’s possible I don’t read as much of those genres. It’s also possible the supernatural romance/urban fantasy genre is just extra maddening. Either way, it’s ended up in the drive-me-crazy crosshairs an unfair amount. And here it is again. Continue reading

Things That Drive Me Crazy in Young Adult Books #8

Say you’re an ordinary-looking girl—which, let’s face it, most of us girls are. It’s just a statistical fact that only a small percentage of people are really, really good-looking. All of us ordinary-looking people can still have toe-tingling romantic relationships with someone who will fall truly, madly, deeply in love with us but…it’s extremely unlikely that someone will be The Most Beautiful Boy In The Whole World. UNLESS—and now we’re getting to the part that drives me crazy—you are in a young adult fantasy novel. Continue reading