young adult


V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Shojo and Leza, international authors of mystery

Books

Ninja Meets Navajo Code Talker

The YA collisions of Leza Lowitz and Shogo Oketani

Author Leza Lowitz on women as ninja, the power of multiculturality and the what it’s like to write with your spouse.
V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013
Freaking Green by Laura F. Sanchez • CreateSpace • paperback • $11.99

Book Review

Breaking Green

Two young adult novels grapple with being green in a world intent on destroying itself.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013

Book Review

Space Opera Hits a High Note

Abaddon's Gate

An alien artifact known as the Ring, an intergalactic weapon of unknown power, lies at the heart of this third book in the “Expanse” series.
V.20 No.51 | 12/22/2011

Film

Juno duo return with the blistering black comedy Young Adult

The last time director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody teamed up, it was for a little film called Juno. Four years later they’re back together for another drama-laced comedy, Young Adult. Perhaps the two have grown older and wiser. Perhaps times have changed. But the snarky, impossibly well-spoken wit of Juno has dried up, replaced by the cynical comedy of discomfort.

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V.20 No.50 | 12/15/2011
“They are out of AmeriCone Dream. Someone must die.”

Film Review

Young Adult

Blistering black comedy celebrates stunted development and spectacularly bad ideas

The last time director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody teamed up, it was for a little film called Juno. Four years later they’re back together for another drama-laced comedy, Young Adult. Perhaps the two have grown older and wiser. Perhaps times have changed. But the snarky, impossibly well-spoken wit of Juno has dried up, replaced by the cynical comedy of discomfort.

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