Tag: YA

What I’m Reading: Hell Phone

I typically read a few YA or middle grade novels a year, usually when my wife, a YA librarian, finds a book she thinks I’ll find funny.  But since my WiP is a scary middle grade novel, I recently asked her to bring some YA horror home.  One of… Continue Reading “What I’m Reading: Hell Phone”

What I’m Reading: Becoming Billie Holiday

I bought this book intending to also get a CD of Billie Holiday’s music to go with it.  That was four years ago, and not until recently did I acquire the CD!  So, it’s been on my reading pile awhile. Before I started reading… Continue Reading “What I’m Reading: Becoming Billie Holiday”

What I’m Reading: Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska (2005) is the first book by John Green, who’s become a leading YA author over the past several years.  It follows high school junior Miles during his year at a boarding school in a small town in Alabama.  He didn’t mind leaving… Continue Reading “What I’m Reading: Looking for Alaska”