Sunday, May 24, 2015

Seven YA novels for pop-culture obsessives

Rachel Paxton-Gillilan is a freelance writer and semi-professional nerd.

At the B & N Teen Blog she tagged seven Young Adult novels for the pop-culture obsessed, including:
Life in Outer Space, by Melissa Keil

If movies are your scene, then Life in Outer Space is the book for you. Sam is a total movie nerd, spending his free time talking about slasher flicks and World of Warcraft. The movie references are plentiful, and the nerd factor is high. Sam’s pretty happy with his group of assorted misfits, but when Camilla, the statistical anomaly who breaks social barriers, enters the picture, his easy world is turned upside down. And like the best teen movies, this book is laugh-out-loud funny and full of classic teen angst.
Read about another entry on the list.

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