Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Five YA novels about intrepid aspiring reporters

At the BN Teen Blog Nicole Hill tagged five YA books about intrepid aspiring reporters, including:
The Year of the Gadfly, by Jennifer Miller

In the land of YA, where there’s a prep school, there’s typically trouble. And The Year of the Gadfly is no exception, which Iris Dupont finds out when she tries to take down Mariana Academy’s vigilante secret society. Iris wants to penetrate the ranks of The Devil’s Advocate, the society’s underground newspaper. It’s a solid plan, one enabled and complicated by Iris’ imaginary friend and sole confidante: the ghost of Edward R. Murrow. You’ve got to hand it to her, he’s a good pal to have when you’re on the trail of a multilayered mystery.
Read about another book on the list.

The Year of the Gadfly is among Joel Cunningham's eight great books for fans of Donna Tartt's The Secret History.

The Page 69 Test: The Year of the Gadfly.

--Marshal Zeringue