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JL's Bibliomania

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While my first love was SF, I read widely in YA, urban fantasy, police procedurals,  middle-grade, and non-fiction. 

 

 

 

Currently reading

Precursor
C.J. Cherryh
The Scorpio Races
Maggie Stiefvater, Fiona Hardingham, Steve West, Scholastic Audio
Progress: 46/727 minutes
Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson
Elizabeth Rhys Finney, Priscilla Olson, Zenna Henderson
Progress: 250/577 pages
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Ellen Forney, Sherman Alexie I really liked the book. While simplistic at times, Junior seemed like a kid who could really exist, and who provided hope despite a difficult life. I absolutely loved [a:Ellen Forney|202782|Ellen Forney|/assets/nophoto/nophoto-F-50x66-2a9d702c2a0f483c9f7dd119cc28a9a7.jpg]'s cartoons and am glad that this book introduced me to her work. I'll also likely seek out[a:Sherman Alexie|4174|Sherman Alexie|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1333515890p2/4174.jpg] novels for adults if my TBR shelf ever comes under control.

My evaluation of [b:The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian|693208|The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian|Sherman Alexie|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327908992s/693208.jpg|829330], is partly colored by having grade-school aged boys who read up. Some books identified as YA are suitable to be read by a younger audience. [b:The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian|693208|The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian|Sherman Alexie|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327908992s/693208.jpg|829330] is not one of those. I would not recommend this book to anyone who has not already discovered the opposite sex and masterbation for themselves or who would need bulimia explained to them, due to the open mention of these topics in the story. However, if you have a high school aged boy who liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the other illustrated novels and is looking for a mature equivalent, I suggest they give[b:The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian|693208|The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian|Sherman Alexie|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327908992s/693208.jpg|829330] a try.