Posts Tagged ‘ photography ’

I’ll Be Your Papa-Paparazzi: Shooting Stars by Allison Rushby

22nd March 2012 | 2 Comments

Jo Foster (aka Zo Jo) is following in her father’s footsteps, but unlike the many teens pressured to become doctors or lawyers or accountants, Jo is a teen paparazzo. Jo ultimately wants to become a photographer, but she hopes to make enough money working as a paparazzo to pay for photography school and then leave […]


The Phone, The Phone is Ringing: You Have Seven Messages by Stewart Lewis

12th January 2012 | 3 Comments

When I first heard about Stewart Lewis’ You Have Seven Messages, the first thing that came to mind was the movie One Missed Call. Now, I have not seen One Missed Call, but I think I can safely say that You Have Seven Messages is, in fact, nothing like it. For those of you whose […]


Collaborative Review: Every You, Every Me

6th October 2011 | 1 Comment

David Levithan’s newest book, Every You, Every Me, is a collaborative work with photographer Jonathan Farmer. In the spirit of collaboration, I read and reviewed this book with Isaiah Vianese in a series of email exchanges. Melanie, I just finished Every You, Every Me. My feelings about the book are mixed, so I thought I […]


Review: Fall for Anything

4th January 2011 | 8 Comments

When Eddie Reeves’ father commits suicide, Eddie is left desperately grasping at straws trying to find a reason for his death. The father she knew wouldn’t just jump off a building without explanation, but perhaps his suicide shows that she never really knew her father all that well. In the aftermath of his death, Eddie’s […]


Review and Giveaway: The Tension of Opposites

25th May 2010 | 38 Comments

When Tessa’s best friend Noelle disappears right before the start of eighth grade, Tessa’s life changes completely–she shies away from her other friends and stops eating in the cafeteria. Now, two years later, Noelle has escaped her captivity and is coming home, in one piece but not exactly intact, and definitely different. Tessa’s life is […]