Category Archives: Yentl

Best of 2018: Yentl

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about our Best Of lists! We’ve just been slacking. Well, KELSEY has been slacking. Slacking on getting those posts up! Anyway, we’re gonna end the first month of 2019 properly, with some lists all about … Continue reading

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I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

I Believe In a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo About: A disaster in romance, high school senior Desi Lee decides to tackle her flirting failures by watching Korean television dramas, where the hapless heroine always seems to end up … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson About: Andie Walker knows exactly what she wants in life. Her junior year summer will be spent in a pre-pre med program and she can’t wait. Everything is going as planned until her program … Continue reading

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Yentl’s Best of 2016!

Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom What It’s About: “Blind sixteen-year-old Parker Grant navigates friendships and romantic relationships, including a run-in with a boy who previously broke her heart, while coping with her father’s recent death”- Provided … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin About: This is a story about Naomi Porter and how she had the “perfect” life. Until she falls, hits her head, and gets amnesia. She starts to see how this perfect life … Continue reading

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The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer About: This tells the story of a boy who is harvested with DNA from a very powerful man called El Patron. The story revolves around his survival and how he wants to be … Continue reading

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