Thursday, September 25, 2008

INTROS- Lorena

Lorena is a co-founder of the YAthenaeum, as well as its art director. She designed the blog and tends to post any and all pages from her sketchbooks pertaining to YA books. She's a Fine Arts Major in Carnegie Mellon University where she hopes to figure out what to do with the rest of her life. She keeps an even balance between classic and contemporary literature, but she'd be lying if she denied a preference to 20th century Romance novels.
.:Top 5 Books:.

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
  • The Gargoyle – Andrew Davidson
  • Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
  • An Abundance of Katherines - John Green

.:5 Random Facts:.

  • She was an art/film student at DASH
  • She refuses to grow up and continues to expand her collection of Disney movies.
  • She wants to become an animator for movies previously mentioned.
  • She takes every chance she’s given to dress up.
  • She jumps from book to book, sometimes leaving them during the climax to go read something else.

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1 comment:

Carol said...

I just found this website through the Books & Books link for the TeenForum event. The banner painting is amazing and just wanted to congratulate you on it.