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Never Too Old: A YA Book Club for Adults

Who We Are
Our reading list includes old classics, nearly forgotten favorites, and the best of the new YA offerings. We alternate new and old books as well as target ages for a good mix.
 
What We Read
Our reading list includes old classics, nearly forgotten favorites, and the best of the new YA offerings. Just about anything ever published as YA is game, as long as it’s a good read.
 
Past Selections

Stolen by Lucy Christopher, Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher, I Am Nunjood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nunjood Ali, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, The Astonishing Life of Octaian Nothing by M.T. Anderson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher, Magicians by Lev Grossman, Order of Odd-Fish by James Kennedy, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell, Island of the Blude Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Perry, The Princess Bride by William Goldman, Son by Lois Lowry, Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson, The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Diviners by Libba Bray, The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt, Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple, I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak, We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol, Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Upcoming Selections:

December 2018 will be our Holiday Potluck and 10th Anniversary Celebration!!!

November 2018 selection is Nation by Terry Pratchett

October 2018 selection is Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

September 2018 selection is Choose Your Own Nonfiction and come prepared to share and discuss!

August 2018 selection is I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez

July 2018 selection is our movie-tie in Ready Player One by Ernest Cline hosted by Danielle

(Fun Trivia Question: Which popular writer wrote a fanfiction of the story and was published in the 2016 version of the book??)

June 2018 selection is A Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry

May 2018 selection is The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko by Scott Stambach

April 2018 selection is Camp So-and-So by Mary McCoy

March 2018 selection is Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

February 2018 selection is Choose Your Own Short Story and come prepared to share and discuss!

January 2018 selection is One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

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When We Meet

Usually the last Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm. Sometimes we shift because of other events, but not often. For the next meeting time and place please visit the group's website!
 
How To Join
Visit our Google Group and join the mailing list.
 
Website

https://sites.google.com/site/wereadya/

Contact

 

 

 

 
Nation Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780061433030
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Published: HarperCollins - September 22nd, 2009

Jane, Unlimited Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780803741492
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Published: Kathy Dawson Books - September 19th, 2017

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524700485
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

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Ready Player One Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307887443
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Published: Broadway Books - June 5th, 2012

A Fierce and Subtle Poison Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781616206987
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - May 30th, 2017

The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250081872
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 19th, 2017

Camp So-And-So Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781512415971
Availability: Backordered
Published: Carolrhoda Books - March 1st, 2017

Airborn Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780060531829
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Published: HarperCollins - May 24th, 2005

One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714680
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Published: Delacorte Press - May 30th, 2017

A Mango-Shaped Space Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316058254
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2005

Anna Dressed in Blood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765328670
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Published: Tor Books - July 3rd, 2012

Hairstyles of the Damned Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781888451702
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Published: Akashic Books - September 1st, 2004

The Outsiders Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140385724
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Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 1988

Esperanza Rising Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439120425
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763671648
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 26th, 2014

September Girls Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780061255656
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Published: Harper Teen - April 22nd, 2014

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