This is Teen Blogger's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Teen Blogger's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Teen Blogger
Recent Activity
Image
Review by Tasmia, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group This K-Drama really intrigued me because of its unique plot. Here's a short summer to start it off. Doctors is the story of Yoo Hye-Jung (Park Shin-Hye), a young high school student who has a tough life. It revolves around... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Prayash, member of the Dawes Road Youth Advisory Group The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer is an extremely thought-provoking story. It is about an individual who faces many challenges in his life, including the sense of marginalization and his own identity being viciously judged by others.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Fahim, member of the Dawes Road Youth Advisory Group The Shining is one of the greatest horror novels of all time. It is written by Stephen King who has written many other horror novels. This is a fiction novel based on a real life event. Stephen King once... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Shree, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group Going into the theatre, I did not know what to expect. I was thinking this was going to be just like any other documentary, except about coral – a topic that does not really come up very often in everyday... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Sharoon, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group The movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was released in May of 2017. This movie is the sequel to the very successful first movie that was released in 2014. This movie follows this group known as the Guardians of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at TPL Teens
Review by Asifa, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group A "nasheed" could be translated into “an Islamic song”. However the difference between nasheeds and songs is that while songs have musical instruments playing, nasheeds are vocals only. Also, nasheeds focuses on Islamic beliefs, etiquettes character etc. The particular nasheed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Matthew, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group In the mysterious land of Toronto, Canada, Scott Pilgrim is just living his precious little life. He’s in a rock band, “between jobs”, and dating a cute high school girl. Everything is fantastic until he comes across the girl of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Naomi, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group We’ve all heard the story of Beauty and the Beast. It’s a Disney classic and loved by many children around the world. The story tells of a charming prince who was turned into a huge beast and falls in love... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
by Vyshnavi, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the popular Korean boy group, BTS, made history by becoming the first K-pop group that has been nominated for, and won a Billboard Music Award. The K-pop craze is becoming widely popular, and Korean pop music... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Srithevi, member of the Malvern Youth Advisory Group The storytelling telling style in Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher is both creative and different from your typical young adult novel. It’s told through two characters’ perspectives with one from Hannah Baker, a teenage girl who committed suicide and... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Sohinee The concept for A Thousand Pieces of You, by Claudia Gray, is both beautiful and insane. It's a book about destiny, fate, parallel universe, with actions and sprinkled with romance making it an all around amazing read. The book is about, without giving too much, a daughter,... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
review by Naomi, member of Cedarbrae Library's Youth Advisory Group Room, a novel by Emma Donoghue, is an award winning, thrilling, inspiring, and powerful story about the love between a mother and her five-year-old son. The back-story is about a Woman who had been kidnapped in her twenties and kept... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Kisanth, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group The novel, The Orange Grove written by Larry Tremblay, revolves around twins named Amed and Aziz who are living in a small town in the Middle East, where bombings are a daily occurrence. A tragedy strikes the family when the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Asifa, Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group member The Leveller is a novel about a game that allows a person to play with their minds in a virtual-reality gaming world while they are asleep, or in a sleep-like state. The protagonist of the book, Nixy Bauer, is a girl whose... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Dawes Road Youth Advisory Group member Marilyn The Art of Not Breathing, written beautifully by Sarah Alexander, is a lot like the Art of letting go. This book tells a story of a girl's best friend, her twin brother, in a devastating incident. Through all the challenges Elsie,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Amen, member of the Malvern Youth Advisory Group Girl Rising is a book of stories that tell about the lives of girls in underdeveloped countries such as Ethiopia, Nepal and Sierra Leone. In these stories, the girls talk about the hardship and discrimination they face almost every day.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Fariha, with thanks to Helena at TPL for providing an ARC to read and review! Release Date: February 28, 2017 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars When you’re a thief, you’re also a liar. It comes with the territory. The Free by Lauren McLaughlin is about Isaac West,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Sohinee *Spoilers ahead* King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard, the third book in the Red Queen series, is probably so far the best in the series. The characters have developed so much and the story is more vibrant and electric and the author's writing flows like fine ink. Mare... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Fariha, with thanks to "Helena at TPL for sending the ARC my way!" Release Date: January 17, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars History Is All You Left Me follows Griffin as he mourns and tries to come to terms with the death of one of his best friends and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Rifa, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick is a young adult contemporary novel that focuses on Tim Mason’s and Alice Garrett’s story. I anticipated this book to be a light-hearted romance that focused on the relationship between the two... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Tasmi, member of the Cedarbrae Youth Advisory Group Julia and Dave are longterm best friends that are just about to start their freshmen year in high school. But they aren’t your typical cliché best friends that will end up being a quarterback of the football team, or the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Fariha, with "thanks a ton to HBG Canada for providing me with an ARC! All quotes are from the ARC and are subject to change." Rating: 2/5 stars Release Date: January 10, 2017 Frostblood by Elly Blake was one of the 2017 releases I was eagerly waiting to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Vyshnavi When one thinks of Disney princesses, they probably picture your average young white maiden, who is a magically talented damsel in distress. Said damsel in distress would obviously need a young, strong, powerful prince to save her. Not to mention both princess and Prince are drop dead... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Fariha We are all someone’s monster. Leigh Bardugo just became one of those authors whose shopping lists I’d read with this book. While I enjoyed Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone, it did not affect me as emotionally as Six of Crows has. Six of Crows is about a heist... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at TPL Teens
Image
Review by Tahsin, member of the Dufferin/St.Clair Branch Youth Advisory Group. This is about a young girl named Clarissa Granville, who is born to wealthy family in the Edwardian era. She lives a sheltered, privileged life until 1914, when World War I explodes. What others didn’t like about this book... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at TPL Teens