Posts Tagged ‘ love ’

Review: The Lover’s Dictionary

14th January 2011 | 6 Comments

The Lover’s Dictionary is David Levithan’s foray into adult fiction, though this book reads more like a collection of prose poetry than a typical novel. Each page includes a word and its “definition,” altogether chronicling the bits and pieces that make up a relationship. Definitions vary from lengthy anecdotes to short declarations, but each and […]

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Review: Delirium

12th October 2010 | 9 Comments

Before scientists found the cure, people thought love was a good thing. They didn’t understand that once love -the deliria- blooms in your blood, there is no escaping its hold. Things are different now. Scientists are able to eradicate love, and the governments demands that all citizens receive the cure upon turning eighteen. Lena Holway […]

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Review: Scribbler of Dreams

11th April 2010 | 2 Comments

It’s the Crutchfields v. the Malones in this lush Romeo and Juliet story about two related California families that have hated each other for generations, even though (or perhaps because) they own adjacent tracks of ocean-view land. Like the rest of her family, 17-year-old Kait Malone blames the Crutchfields for everything, particularly now that her father’s in […]

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