Category Archives: YA novel

Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman (17)

I never read anything by Danielle Younge-Ullman.  I was surprised to feel so connected to her characters and the place. When seventeen year old Ingrid Burke arrives at Peak Wilderness Camp, it is not what she is expecting. For starters, … Continue reading

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The Nest (81)

This is another book that was suggested in the list for the mini-challenge for the Canadian Book Review Challenge. I enjoyed this book more than the first that I read despite the fact that I don’t usually like horror stories, … Continue reading

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When Everything Feels like the Movies (80)

This is a book that was in the list of suggested reading for this month’s challenge for the Canadian Book Review Challenge. And it was definitely a challenge to read this book! This is a young adult novel like none … Continue reading

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A Big Dose of Lucky by Marthe Jocelyn (75)

This is another wonderful YA novel by a novelist from Stratford, Ontario where I live. I am SO proud of her work, and I always love reading it. This book is no exception to her wonderful style and award-winning story-making … Continue reading

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Viminy Crowe’s Comic Book Written by Marthe Jocelyn and Richard Scrimger (74)

This is a unique comic book for young adolescents and junior readers. However, I found the book very humorous and transporting as well. But I love adolescent books as a rule and read a lot of them because I write … Continue reading

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Folly By Marthe Jocelyn (73)

This is a wonderful YA novel by a novelist from Stratford, Ontario where I live. I am SO proud of her work, and I always love reading it. This book is no exception to her wonderful style and award-winning story-making … Continue reading

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