Tag: coming of age stories

I Finally Read It

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It

By: Stephen King

As a kid I was always a fan of Stephen King’s older stuff. The Stand, Tommyknockers, Carrie, Christine but for some reason I got it in my head that I would never, ever touch It. Yet the most recent adaptation and a rekindled interest in horror made me finally pickup the book tale of Pennywise.

And in the end I found it odd as promised and more sad and melancholy than actually scary.

girls in the moon

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girls in the moon

Author: Janet McNally

Grade: A

Girls in the moon was one of my January Book of the Month picks and I really loved this one. Phoebe Ferris is off to New York to visit her sister Luna, whose dropped out of school and is having success with her band. Her mother Meg, ex-rock star herself, is hoping Phoebe can talk her sister out of her following her footprints. Meanwhile Phoebe’s got a secret of her own- plans to visit her absentee father Kieran and hopefully get some answers about what happened and what went wrong (or maybe right) with her parents all those years ago.