Young Adult Literature BooksDecember 7, 2014 – 04:45 pm

Young Adult Literature Books

The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature . The awards announcement is made at the ALA Midwinter Meeting as part of the Youth Media Awards and is celebrated with a program and reception each year at the ALA Annual Conference. The award s namesake…

Popular novels for TeensOctober 25, 2013 – 03:49 pm

Popular novels for Teens

We don’t typically need an excuse to offer reading recommendations by the truckload. But as this year’s Comic-Con has just come to a close, now seemed a fitting time to take a look at this year’s best graphic novels for YA fans, because who does fandom better than YA? You’ll need some reading material to tide you over until the next comics mecca, and luckily 2015 has provided a bumper crop. and , by G. Willow Wilson Last year’s reboot of the series…

Are novels primary sourcesFebruary 19, 2014 – 10:52 am

Are novels primary sources

Guest post at In writing Conceit, I drew mainly on primary sources. I was happiest when I found eye-witnesses, for instance Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, who wrote about the Great Fire of 1 in their diaries, which I consulted for the prologue. Izaak Walton was very helpful also, with his book on fishing and his biography of Donne. He wormed himself into my affections so fully that Pegge became infatuated with him. I have written separate posts on…

Top novels of all TimesFebruary 13, 2014 – 03:01 pm

Top novels of all Times

Tom Jones Henry Fielding (1749) Joyous and irrepressible, bawdy and fast, Fielding’s picaresque adventure is short on moralising over sexual liaisons, and long on a rich depiction of 18th-century life. Ceaselessly engaging and everlastingly fresh. Emma Jane Austen (1815) Of all Austen’s heroines, Emma Woodhouse is the most beguilingly flawed; and naturally, beneath the comedy of disastrous match-making and snobbery, the narrative has a keen intelligence…

Literature Trivia multiple choice questionsOctober 28, 2013 – 09:23 am

Literature Trivia multiple choice questions

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YA novels About BetrayalSeptember 18, 2015 – 10:56 am

YA novels About Betrayal

Cody’s life is good – well it is if he is on his bike, otherwise life just keeps throwing him curve balls. Tormented regularly by a group of rugby bullies Cody finds solace on his mountain bike. It gives him the freedom to soar, to defy gravity and be at one with the world. Right from the start we are on Cody’s side and as the action builds so too does our connection to Cody. He is a likable teen with good ethics which are tested as the novel moves…

Telugu novels to readDecember 31, 2014 – 09:59 am

Telugu novels to read

I read all his sci-fis and a couple of other genre novels. I recommend the following two: Astaa Vakra: This is an amazing sci-fi thriller novel blending science with emotions. I remember reading this by hiding the copy from my teacher in my classroom with an immense excitement. The climax guarantees an adrenaline rush. All my friends to whom I recommended this book never regretted reading it & infact thanked me. This is a MUST read one. Dega…