Monthly Archives: November 2011


The Best of Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

The Best of Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

As November comes to a close, it’s time for us to take a look back at the best of our Book of the Month feature on Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi: Stream of Consciousness Writing Contest For this months writing contest, we asked you to try your hand at the stream of consciousness writing style. […]

Posted November 30, 2011 by Sara in Book of the Month / 0 Comments
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New YA Book Releases: November 29, 2011

New YA Book Releases: November 29, 2011

Here’s a look at some of today’s new YA releases: Untraceable by S.R. Johannes 16 year old Grace has lived in the Smokies all her life, patrolling with her forest ranger father who taught her about wildlife, tracking, and wilderness survival. When her dad goes missing on a routine patrol, Grace refuses to believe he’s […]

Posted November 29, 2011 by Sara in New Releases / 0 Comments
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Book Review: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Book Review: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Victorian London has never been so sexy as within the pages of Cassandra Clare’s Clockwork Prince, the second book in her stunning trilogy of prequels to The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices. Whether you are Team Will, Team Jem, or — like me — Team Undecided, there is plenty to tantalize you within the pages […]

Posted November 28, 2011 by Sara in Book Review / 5 Comments
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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi: Essay and project ideas

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi: Essay and project ideas

Intrigued by the world of Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me? Here are some ways to explore the themes further: Essays: Earlier this month we discussed George Orwell’s 1984. Read it and compare it to Shatter Me. Pick one or two elements to compare and contrast. We also discussed a writing technique called stream-of-consciousness, which is used in […]

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Tahereh Mafi: Shatter Me Q&A Part 4

Tahereh Mafi: Shatter Me Q&A Part 4

Here it is! The final part of our exclusive Q&A with Shatter Me author Tahereh Mafi, in which she answers our flash questions! Thanks again for playing along, Tahereh … If they made a Tahereh Mafi candle, what would it smell like? The inside of an Anthropologie store. Favorite cartoon? The Simpsons. Chocolate or vanilla? […]

Posted November 25, 2011 by Sara in Author Q&A, Book of the Month / 1 Comment
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