Posts tagged Young adult
REVIEW: Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang

Sour Heart is a poignant painting of struggle told through the stories of inter-connected young Chinese-American girls upon their immigration to New York, USA. These girls chronicle their journey oscillating between their cultural histories and the desires accompanying their new American life. This is often displayed through the recollections of these daughters - through their interactions with their family members, along with their interactions with their peers in America. 

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REVIEW: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

This is John Green’s best work to date. The story is personal and honest and steers away from the tropes that pollute his prior works (not a single manic-pixie-dream-girl in sight). The maturity of Green’s writing in Turtles All The Way Down rejuvenated my love for young adult fiction and excited me for future works by Green.

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