Content tagged with "young-adult"

11 Birthdays
Book Review
January 5, 2014
94

“My daughter read this for school and asked me to read it too. It’s essentially the movie ‘Groundhog Day’ for tweens. I enjoyed it. It was well-written and had a nice theme of redemption and the need…”

Crushed: Why Guys Don't Have to Make or Break You
Book Review
June 30, 2019
35

“I did not write a review for this book.”

Divergent
Reading List
Book Review
August 31, 2021
194

“I read this on a friend’s recommendation. I’m trying to read more fiction. I enjoyed it. It’s a young adult novel, so you get the familiar tropes: adolescent facing a major choice, problems with…”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Reading List
Book Review
November 11, 2016
32

“I did not write a review for this book.”

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Reading List
Book Review
February 14, 2016
253

“This is my sixth Potter novel – I’ve read them all in order. Like the last one (‘The Order of the Phoenix’), this was long: somewhere close to 700 pages. And like that one, the book seemed to…”

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Reading List
Book Review
October 7, 2014
164

“A good installment in the series, but overly long. At 900 pages, it was the longest so far. She could have cut a third of the book out and told the same story. There were hundreds of pages in the…”

SilverFin
Reading List
Book Review
June 25, 2022
472

“This is the first novel in the Young Bond series. It covers James Bond in 1933 when he’s a 13-year-old boy at Eton. The date setting of the novel is actually never mentioned. I was trying to…”