I am passionate about literature. Literature saved my life when I was growing up; it gave me a place to escape to and a sense of purpose when I otherwise would have simply given up. Because of that, my greatest desire is to give young adults the same escape that I benefited from--the same joy I had whenever I could hide away with a good book. I think sometimes we need that voyage into adventure, magic, and romance that we don't get anywhere else in our lives. Without words we are nothing.
Tamora Pierce, Garth Nix, Christopher Pullman, Marcus Zusak, Piers Anthony
Anything Tamora Pierce has ever written. Book Thief. Xanth Novels.
A handsome stranger rescues Lace from assault. For a brief moment, it seems the girl’s lifelong streak of bad luck has finally broken; that is, until she finds out he’s her new English teacher. ...More