Category Archives: young adult

Book Club

I unashamedly love Young Adult fiction. I read it for pleasure. Old favourites are the closest thing I have to a baby blanket or toy from when I was young. I read it to recommend it. Books were my safe haven as … Continue reading

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SPEAK

Time for a young adult book post.One of the ladies in my course has been recommending good reads to me – the kind that I know I need to read, but just haven’t yet. She did me the tremendous kindness … Continue reading

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reminders

An undated letter I wrote to myself on an Outward Bound trip with my school. I think I was in form 5 – making me 13-14 years old. Dear me, I have nothing to tell you that you don’t already … Continue reading

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Chiefs and Devils

“Lord of the Flies” by William Golding I read this book in 9th grade/Form 4, with Mr. Toal guiding a bunch of bilingual 13-14 year old students through vivid tropical imagery and subtle religious symbolism. A friend recently mentioned that … Continue reading

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