• Books,  Reviews

    Review: Tributary by Lisa T. Bergren

    Tributary, by Lisa T. Bergren Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Genre: YA Novella Publisher: Ebook Publication Date: June 2012 The world is at peace, for the most part, for Gabi and Marcello. After struggling through crisis after crisis, there’s been a…

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    The Revelation Generation

    I’ve already discussed the growing trends you can see in Young Adult Fiction these days, but what do these trends really mean? What’s the big picture if a couple of teenagers are reading books about vampires or werewolves or, in the case…

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    Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

      The Selection, by Kiera Cass Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: April 24, 2012 America Singer is a Five. That means she’s right about in the middle of the caste system for her…

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    Fifty Shades of Indecision

    A few weeks ago I nearly hyperventilated when I walked into the grocery store with my 13 year old daughter and found a pyramid of books dominating the central area of the store. Usually this space is reserved for current…

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    Review: The 13th Tribe by Robert Liparulo

    The 13th Tribe, by  Robert Liparulo Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Genre: Christian Fiction/Supernatural Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: April 3, 2012 Life is short. We all understand that we are but a whisper of breath against the wind when it…

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    Do You Know What Your Kids Are Reading?

    In the 70’s and 80’s there was a public service campaign that asked the question “Do you know where your children are?” Remember that? It saturated the every day vernacular to the point that it became a parody of itself…