YALSA Hub: One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Gail Carriger

As a Steampunk, I had to share this here. Gail Carriger is the author of the Parasol Protectorate series for adults, the Finishing School series for teens (the first and second installments are winners of YALSA's Amazing Audiobooks), and the upcoming Prudence out on March 17th. The interview can be read on The Hub blog,…

Reading Goals for 2015

For 2015 I decided in addition to my To Read List, that perhaps I need to set a goal of which ones I intend to check off so that things actually get checked off it instead of overwhelmingly adding to it. Since I have a couple trilogies and series started, I think I should start…

YALSA Hub Challenge Book 18: Lives of Tao

Next up is Alex Award winner Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu. While this book is an adult novel, it has large appeal to teens, especially teen boys, which is why it won the Alex Award. Roen Tan is an overweight thirty-year-old computer programmer who is living a rather depressing life. He hates his job…

YALSA Hub Challenge Book 9: The Testing

My next book is The Testing by Joelle Charboneau is the first in a new trilogy. It's another dystopian, post-apocalyptic future book. I know, I know, another one? But I quite like this genre. I watch Revolution and Defiance on TV, and just started watching The 100 too, plus several other dystopian series are currently on my To…