Literally nothing makes me happier than when David...
javeliner: think about the concept of a library. that’s one thing that humanity didn’t fuck up. we did a good thing when we made libraries
xxashleyyxx asked: I am a total Potterhead and while trying to find a book/series that would give me the same magical/funny/cant-put-it-down feeling, I came across Libba Bray's Gemma Doyle Trilogy and fell in love. Now that I'm done with that series, Im in need of another good book/series that I can escape reality with... The Hunger Games is on my to-do list but I need another suggestion or two if possible...
Holy cow, I did not expect to get that many messages. I am leaving the house for the night, but when I get back I’ll privately answer as many as I can over the next 72 hours. Thank you so much for sending book titles, this was a fun meme! -Becky
Anonymous asked: Going Bovine by Libba Bray
aquafreakyfresh asked: Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Anonymous asked: It's kind of a funny story
morganaqueen asked: Aimee by Mary Beth Miller
Anonymous asked: The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan
Anonymous asked: i am the messenger by markus zusak
prairiemimimargaret asked: Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli :)
ibreathdisaster-everafter asked: Percy Jackson and the Olympians/Heroes of Olympus series
booksandbbc asked: THIRTEEN REASONS WHY BY JAY ASHER
aunt-amy asked: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl ... ps love your blog :)
fandom-explorer asked: The Fault in our Stars
j-ynx asked: SON by Lois Lowry
Anonymous asked: The Book Thief.
Anonymous asked: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok?
give me a book title!
booksandhotchocolate: haven’t heard of it | will check it out | will not read it | haven’t read it yet | didn’t like it | it was okay | a must read | this book is my life | LIFERUINER
I see now that dismissing YA books because you’re not a young adult is a bit...– Nick Hornby, Shakespeare Wrote For Money (via jobberwacky)
Mod Note: If you ask for recommendations off anon, I am 9 times more likely to give a response, via a private message. We don’t often publish recommendation requests, but I private message back whenever I have an answer. -Becky
Anonymous asked: Could you please review "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"? Please? Pretty Please? I just read it and actually really enjoyed it. Still, I want to know what your thoughts are :)
It’s always so awkward when characters exchange phone numbers because the author has to cleverly figure out a way to not actually write numbers, or succumb to a 555. Or if you’re John Green, use your actual phone number.
DiCaprio and Mulligan, meanwhile, don’t seem like star-crossed lovers so much as...– People Magazine’s review on ‘The Great Gatsby’ (via brucewaynes)
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Characters in YA Fiction
diversityinya: By Dena Little Originally posted at YALSA’s The Hub YA books with characters who are deaf or hard of hearing, or live with family members who are deaf, are few and far between, but they’re out there! These books have all the good stuff: first love, heartbreak, peer pressure, growing pains … but with the added perspective of teens who experience life in a diverse community. ...
Maybe this is the secret to talking to boys—maybe you just have to be angry all...– Delirium, Lauren Oliver (via yaint)
Anonymous asked: Hi do you guys know of any good YA books with alternative characters (i.e. punk, goth etc.) that aren't so overtly goth/punk/etc. that it just kills the storyline? I read Never Mind The Goldbergs recently and Hava instantly became one of my new favorite characters. I was just wondering if you could help. Please and thank you! :)
Ink & Pen: Five YA Novels Featuring a Protagonist... →
Of this list I’ve only read Marcelo in the Real World—which is a book I hold very dear. When I found out Allyx would be reading it for a class this semester I started all our conversations with “have you read read it yet?” -Becky
anthonygherkins: when you see a map or a family tree at the front of a novel you know that shit is gonna get complicated
gildedvoice asked: Can you recommend any novels in opposition to the ideas in Atlas Shrugged? Possibly in dark satire of them? Thanks!
Every main character ever
Character: Do not do this thing.
Main Character: Okay. Excuse me while i do the thing.
Happy launch day to DiversifYA! →
diversityinya: Heads up, writers interested in diversity, and check out this new site: DiversifYA is a bit of Dear Teen Me, a bit of the Emotional Thesaurus, and a whole lot of Miniature Earth. It is a collection of short interviews—five questions each. Interviews focused on all sorts of diversity. Racial and cultural diversity. Gender diversity and sexual orientation. Disability and...
kingforaday2 asked: Hi I'm 14 and I can't find any good books in my school library or in my town library I've always been more mature than everyone else.I love urban books and love novels I'm kinda in a reading rut and I wanna find a book I can fall in love with again can you please,please hep me?
stay-beautiful1998 asked: i love romantic books but i can never really get into the book, meaning that i dont get interested in it. can you recommend any books that i most likely will? oh yeah a novel would be a major plus, and my high school library needs to have it!!! thank you!!!!!!!!
Sorry it’s been quiet on here, end of semester has made hermits of us all. Is there a book about a slow descent into madness during finals week? There damn well should be. It will be called Why Is the Red Bull Gone?