Teenagers

Books
4:34 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Book Highlights: Patrick Ness Takes on Death and Teenage Pain in New Book

Author Patrick Ness takes on the complexities of death and loss in a new book aimed at young adult readers.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews writer Patrick Ness.

In his latest novel, More Than This, writer Patrick Ness takes on death, a mature topic to be sure. But interestingly, he's written this book for young adult readers.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Think Getting into College is Hard? Novel's 'Testing' is Downright Brutal

Joelle Charbonneau's first young adult novel puts a young girl in a dystopian future where college entrance exams are brutal.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews dystopian young adult fiction writer Joelle Charbonneau.

Today’s ACT and SAT exams can be brutal, but in author Joelle Charbonneau's new book, some college admission tests are even lethal.

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