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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:

August selection is The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming

July selection is Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh 

June selection is "pre-1940, choose your own title" 

May selection is Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith. 

April - Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky. 

March - The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg.

February's theme was love-- pick your own selection and come prepared to share and explain

 

When We Meet

Usually the last Wednesday of the month at 8 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
Carla at carla_krause (at) hotmail (dot) com
 

 

 

 

 
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