Browsing the blog archives for June, 2012

Artemis Fowl The Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer 2012

The Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer features the young 12-year old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl who is not phased by anything.  But in the fairy world, Opal Koboi gets the better of him. An evil pixie wreaks havoc as his arch rival reanimates dead fairy warriors previously buried in the grounds of Fowl Manor. Their […]

Best Teen Fiction Book 2012 – The Giver

The Giver Quartet #1 is considered by some to be one of the best teen fiction books for 2012.  In this Lois Lowry novel, Jona’s world is perfect with all under control and no war, anguish or suffering.  There are also no choices because every person is assigned a role in the Community.  Only the […]

Popular Teen Fantasy Books

Here is another list of high interest books for junior high and high school grades with vampires, werewolves, wizards, sorcerers, supernatural and other fantasy settings. In the list are Twilight, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (the sequel to Harry Potter and the half-blood prince) and Eragon among others. The full list can be seen […]

Best Teen Novels are Fantasy Fiction or YA Fiction

The best young adult novel will depend on your taste in subject matter. Certainly Harry Potter and The Hunger Games trilogies are in most top 100 lists.  Others may like Friend Me and Besties which will also be hot summer reads for 2012. Cathy Hopkins, writer of the Mates Dates series books writes about three […]

Wonderbook Playstation Game by J.K. Rowling

The recent news out of E3 in L.A. by Sony is that J.K. Rowling herself has been working with the production team to produce a new, interactive book of spells.  Using a wand, players can actually turn the book to real life. It may catch on fire and the player can pat the book to […]

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games 2) – The Capitol Seeks Revenge

After Katniss wins the Hunger Games with several twists and turns, both her and Peeta from District 12 are alive and well. But the capitol wants to take revenge without unsettling the masses while the masses plot a possible rebellion. Katniss accepts blame for causing the entire unrest and feels compelled to stop what has […]

Young Adult Fiction Books – YA

Teen fiction is also called Young Adult Fiction (YA) or even juvenile fiction, although I have never heard it called that. In any case, young adults, teens and tweens encompass YA (ages 12-18). The fiction genre is the most popular among YA books and the protagonist is usually a teen. Some popular YA authors include […]

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