Posts tagged with teen-literature

Sep 17 2008

SaTC for the young'uns.

I'd like to think this news is a joke, but it's the headlining article on Variety right now: Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell has inked a deal to write two new Carrie Bradshaw novels aimed...

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Sep 15 2008

First the O.C., then the UES, now Palm Beach...

Sooner or later they will run out of American book series featuring semi-exotic locales full of filthy-rich PYTs, won't they? We're not going to be forced to watch a show about the crazy antics o...

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Sep 11 2008


Just in case The Hills star Lauren Conrad wasn't overexposed enough already, now she's adding "young adult novelist" to her résumé... and something tells me her books will be just as original and ...

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Aug 28 2008


You know, I want to like Gossip Girl, but whenever I've caught even a few minutes of it online or channel-flipping at my parents' house, the acting always looks really, really bad. I mean, the act...

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Aug 22 2008

Angus, Thongs, and Perfect Snogging: the movie

I had no idea they were making a movie of this (and I see they've done a lovely job of translating Louise Rennison's excruciating sense of humor to the big screen), so this trailer came as an exci...

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Aug 7 2008

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist: the movie

Okay, I'll probably see this:I'm not a huge fan of David Leviathan's books--they're well-written, but his plot conclusions are weak--and Michael Cera always seems to be just playing himself. (Luc...

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Jul 31 2008

But wait, there's more

I just finished reading Kelley Armstrong's The Summoning—her first young adult novel, as well as the first book in a projected trilogy—and I thought it was awesome: totally fun, totally exciting, ...

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Jun 6 2008

Gossip Girl in a hoop skirt

Rumors, the sequel to Luxe, Anna Godbersen's 2007 novel about Manhattan debutantes at the turn of the previous century, is now out in stores:I loved the cover art for Luxe, but I couldn't get past...

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