Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Bunch of Reasons To Love the Main Character of Maureen Johnson’s “The Name of the Star”

I have been a terrible blogger lately, for which there is no excuse, but I have been meaning to post this for a while, if that helps at all.

I have read many, many good YA books lately, but the one whose heroine made a sort of indelible impression on me is the female protagonist of Maureen Johnson’s recent thriller, “The Name of the Star.” The book itself is deliciously suspenseful and set in London, no less. But to me, the real greatness of the book lies with Rory’s character. […]

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