Eleanor & Park, or, How To Fall In Love Without Facebook

In a time when teens can barely imagine a world without texting and Facebook, and where people are more likely to send a smile on Snapchat than on the bus, Eleanor & Park provides interesting commentary on what has now become “old-fashioned” romance, and the temporary nature of first love. There are a lot of… Read More Eleanor & Park, or, How To Fall In Love Without Facebook

Where Does Judy Blume’s Forever Fit In the Teen Section?

“Sybil Davison has a genius I.Q. and has been laid by at least six different guys.” So many realistic fiction teen novels seem to be one of two types: either the quirky misfit protagonist clumsily makes his/her way through the journey of highschool, while stumbling upon love (Speak, Eleanor & Park, Thirteen Reasons Why, Looking… Read More Where Does Judy Blume’s Forever Fit In the Teen Section?