Flapjack Friday Faves [10.25]

Happy Friday!

Lately, I’ve been on a YA lit kick.  That means young adult literature, in case you didn’t know.  My husband, daughter and I saw the movie, The Spectacular Now last weekend.  It’s based on the book of the same title, which I have yet to read.  Pretty good movie, especially relating to the teen years.  Not a lot of fluff.

And speaking of YA lit, I recently completed reading The Fault in Our Stars.  Wow!  Again, very powerful and real.  It is going to come out in movie form, incidentally starring the same actress as the lead female in The Spectacular Now, Shailene Woodley.

And once again, speaking of YA lit, here’s a list of……..

20 Classic YA Literature Heroines

margaret simon
I am so glad Margaret Simon made the list!

It only seems appropriate to now share a  poem by a young adult female:


Quote for the week:

john green angry birds

And lastly, totally unrelated to literature and the angst filled teen years, information on giving poor people money.  Maybe it’s a lot more simple than we sometimes think?

What Happens When You Just Give Money To Poor People?

Happy weekend.  May the Cardinals win the World Series.  May peace come to the world.  May the odds be ever in your favor.  May the wind be…….

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