Carmen Carmen's Comments (member since May 22, 2008)

Carmen's comments from the Young Adult Fiction for Adults group.

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Mar 23, 2011 07:01AM

1112 Oh yes, i just remembered-

Clive Barker's Abarat series. The third one is (finally!!!) coming out this year.
Mar 23, 2011 06:56AM

1112 Gini wrote: "I wasn't sure where to put this but this HUGE! Clive Barker has finally finished "Absolute Midnight"! The third book in the Abarat series. I have been waiting to read this for like six years, YAY! ..."

How exciting to hear! I thought it was never going to be published. I remember finding the first novel when it came out and fell in LOVE!
Mar 23, 2011 06:53AM

1112 Perhaps China Mieville? Neil Gaiman? Corline was a great book, as was The Graveyard Book (though it did not have the female heroine it sounds like you prefer)
May 20, 2010 10:20AM

1112 I just finished Catching Fire, which i loved. The only problem i have with the book is Katniss. Her character irritates me. Has anyone else felt the same way?
Oct 15, 2008 02:08PM

1112 I am a huge fan of Philip K. Dick and Kurt Vonnegut and YAY for boys with minds of their own!
Oct 15, 2008 08:14AM

1112 I don't know if "The Lies of Locke Lamora" is young adult- not saying it isn't swashbuckling fun, i just finished it last night- it just has *a lot* of swearing and references to sexual acts that are kinda lewd [not descriptions, mind you, just references:].

It's all based on opinion, but i would take a look before you recommend it to your young adult boy.


Aug 25, 2008 06:41PM

1112 Oh i completely agree- i was enchanted by the Gemma Doyle Trilogy!
What's good? (53 new)
May 25, 2008 10:49AM

1112 Wow,there are so many books i need to read! Here are a few of my YA faves:

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
The Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray
The Touchstone Trilogy by Steve Augarde
Books of Ember by Jean Duprau
House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

and many many others, of course- these are just a few that pop into my mind [a few i need to re-read, definately!]
Stephenie Meyer (2 new)
May 22, 2008 02:44PM

598 Similar to others here, i read the books in a week and enjoyed them as eye candy, but one thing bothered me. The main character drove me crazy. She was so self sacrificing it made me ache!

May 22, 2008 02:39PM

1112 I am just about to start Libba Bray's The Sweet Far Thing [third in the trilogy] and am amidst David Edding's series "The Mallorean". I revisit David Edding's Belgariad and Mallorean every 5 years or so, it was my fave in middle and high school.

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