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Die Trying and Other Stories

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A book geared to entice and attract reluctant readers. This is a colection of short stories and flash fiction designed to reach people who sometiems feel their problems are insurmountable. Fourteen short stories of teens and young aduts facing up to the challenges of family, love, and loss by the author of a 2012 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, the award-winning ...more
Paperback, 1st, 114 pages
Published October 28th 2012 by AllTheColorsOfLove (first published October 5th 2012)
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Anna
Feb 01, 2013 Anna rated it liked it
I won this book from a goodreads.com giveaway!

Finally a book with more diversity than I have read in weeks. This compilation of stories is interesting to say the least, bringing up uncomfortable issues that young adults with less-than-savoury backgrounds have to face everyday. So, the only real problem I had with this book was that the short stories were too short. B.A. Binns has a little introduction to each, every story no more than a few pages, and every story sounds like it has a continuatio
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Annika Paterson
Mar 16, 2013 Annika Paterson rated it liked it
***Won a copy from Goodreads***

I liked a lot of these short stories. The problem I found was they were just too short. It is basically a teaser to get you to read the full books. I did find some of the short stories very interesting and will seek out the actual books so I can read the whole story!
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B. A. Binns is the eldest of five children and grew up in Chicago, Il. She now resides in a Chicago suburb where she works with the youth group at her church and volunteers at the local library and senior center where she assist users with computer problems. She finds writing an exercise in self discipline, and the perfect follow-up to her life as an adoptive parent and a cancer survivor. She is a ...more
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