just what it sounds like…reading as a religion


The truth about me is:

I am an adult (sometimes).
I am going to be a librarian when I grow up (which is pretty much now).
In my head, I am a princess.
I consider myself a modern day Audrey Hepburn, which should appeal to you lovers of everything retro.
Some part of me forgot to grow up, so I am obssessed with pop culture and every latest trend.
If I could own only one book, I don’t know what it would be–but I can guarantee you it would be a young adult book.

And so here I am, writing a blog about young adult literature.  This blog is for the young and the young at heart.  It is for the Rory Gilmore’s of the world, who take a book everywhere (even to the school dance).  It is also for the people, I know you’re out there, who haven’t read a book since kindergarten and The Cat in the Hat.  You can love to read, too.  There’s something here for you if your hero is Princess Mia or also if it’s Alex Rider.  This blog does not discriminate–you will meet athletes, geeks, spys, socialites, vampires, werewolves, princesses, adventurers, and every other kind of character under the sun.

So, what will you find here? I am going to call them reviews, but I’m certainly not going to call them professional or scholarly.  Simply put, I am going to tell you about books that I read, what I like about them, what I don’t like about them, what you might like about them, and any other idea about them that pops into my head.  Feel free to tell me your thoughts about books, about what I write, or about any other thing you want to tell me about.  If you have books that you’re interested in, ask me about them.  I might have already read them and can tell you what I think.

Contact me, Sarah, at: readligion@gmail.com


3 responses

  1. but… like, what do you have against those who read music?

    April 3, 2010 at 12:38 am

  2. I mean just non young adult novels. like what about like those books that are for non young adults? Music was an example. Reading music or graphic novels, or the latest Noam Chomsky speech or the directions to put a computer desk together. I think that’s good literature. Literacy is important in all fields. Because it is a form of communication. :]

    April 3, 2010 at 12:53 am

    • Oh, I have nothing against any other kinds of communication. As a librarian for young people, I advocate reading in whatever fashion you enjoy. I just particularly enjoy reading young adult fiction. So, that’s what I will write about on this blog. Although, that doesn’t rule out the possibility of my writing about other kinds of materials at some point.

      April 5, 2010 at 7:29 pm

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