Virtual Young Adult Book Club Category

Virtual YA Book Club Discussion: Pure by Julianna Baggott

For our recent book club, we read Pure by Julianna Baggot. To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect other than I knew it would be a post-apocalyptic YA novel. When I started it, it was pretty scary to me, so much so that I tried not to read it before I went to […]

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Virtual YA Book Club: Fingerprints of You by Kristen-Paige Madonia

We had a wonderful Twitter chat last night with YA author Kristen-Paige Madonia about her book Fingerprints of You. For highlights from the chat, check out my Storify.com collection of tweets from the chat. Special thanks to Kristen-Paige for taking the time to discuss her debut book with us! Now, on to our discussion! I […]

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Virtual YA Book Club 2013

Source: shannoneileenblog.typepad.com via Jennifer on Pinterest   Hi, everyone! Thanks for your patience with the changing schedule of the Virtual YA Book Club. Long story short, I got really sick at the end of the year, travel, and an unexpected move made December and January a blur for me. But I’d love to get back […]

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Virtual YA Book Club: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Before I get started with the discussion on The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, I wanted to announce two things: 1) I’m canceling our December book club. The holidays are a nutso time and I need a little break to catch up on life. 2) I’m happy to announce our January 2013 book […]

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Virtual YA Book Club Discussion: Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan

Welcome YA Book Club to our second book discussion! I must admit that I didn’t like this book in the beginning and it took me about 20 pages before I really got hooked. I found lowercase Will Grayson a very negative and grating character. I think if Tiny Cooper didn’t exist, I might have stopped reading, […]

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Virtual YA Book Club: October Selection

WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON BY JOHN GREEN & DAVID LEVITHAN (READ BY: OCTOBER 15) Hey YA Book Clubers! Thanks so much for a great first book discussion. Now we’re on to book 2! And feel free to still chime in on Before I Fall (here). Happy reading! Premise (from John Green’s website) One cold night, in […]

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Virtual YA Book Club Discussion: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

The book We kicked off our Virtual YA Book Club with Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver as our September selection. Here’s the general premise: Samantha Kingston, one of Thomas Jefferson High  School’s most popular girls, dies on Friday, February 12. But she gets the chance to relive her last day on earth—seven times. In one […]

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Kicking Off Virtual YA Book Club

Source: theglitterguide.tumblr.com via Jennifer on Pinterest I love reading YA novels. I might be 33, but I find them so refreshing, bold, inventive, and exciting (and there’s more to the genre than vampire novels). After a brief email exchange with fellow YA aficionado Corinne Bowen,  I realized that we were gushing about books that we were reading. And […]

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