Welcome to my Author’s Page

Apr 22

Welcome to my Author’s Page

Biography YuMin Ye is a freelance writer with a B.A. in Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University. Her short story “Team Bonding” won Honorable Mention in the 2007 Seventeen Magazine Fiction Contest, and she won a Finalist Award from the St. Louis Publishers Association for her manuscript, Oil in the Wok. She is the Columbia Young Adult Fiction Examiner for...

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I finally finished Catching Fire

Jul 03

I finally finished Catching Fire

So I started The Hunger Games a way while back and I just finished Catching Fire. I cheated though, and saw the movie first a few months back before finishing the written version. So while I finished reading, I couldn’t help but let images from the movie sprinkle on. The movie seemed a lot more violent, but I know all that violence was described in the book....

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to all the boys I’ve loved before

Jan 03

to all the boys I’ve loved before

One day I’m going to write a love letter to Jenny Han, but until then the above video will have to do. 😀

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This is more of a college book…

Dec 16

This is more of a college book…

…yet the voice is very YA. I don’t want to yak too much about it, so here’s a video I made of my reflections on Sandy Hall’s A Little Something Different:  ...

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NOT IN THE SCRIPT

Nov 16

NOT IN THE SCRIPT

Well, I learned from Amy Finnegan’s debut novel, Not in the Script, that a lot of drama happens over very little off the set. Yet somehow, I couldn’t stop reading! Without reading her bio, I knew that Amy is really familiar with the behind-the-scenes happenings when actors are filming. Then it turns out she has a brother who used to be part of the biz....

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Did you really think I was not going to read TFIOS?

Oct 28

Did you really think I was not going to read TFIOS?

It’s been about two years now since this book was released and I have recently put it down. I am rereading it already, though, in true AIA fashion. I have already calmed down since I first got excited about this book, but if you’re curious to see what that was like: I think I took a while to pick up this book because I was afraid it was going to be...

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