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Brooklyn, Burning
May 06, 2012
May 05, 2012
Shards and Ashes
A very cool collection of dystopian short stories by some high-rollers in the field like Carrie Ryan, Melissa Marr, and Veronica Roth. Great cover and ...more
Sep 29, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
Not as funny as I thought it would be, this story follows Capricorn as he ventures into high school after being raised on a commune with his grandmoth ...more
not set
Feb 22, 2009
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
A hauntingly scary story about romance and identity when Naomi must piece together the last four years of her life after taking an unrealistic fall do ...more
not set
Feb 22, 2009
A Wounded Name
I did not get it and did not invest the time in trying to get it. I struggled pages in to it to get in to the voice, but couldn't.

Beautiful cover tho
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Splintered (Splintered, #1)
I guess I should probably go and read Alice in Wonderland to appreciate the full value of the book-- seems like a very cool premise and somewhat simil ...more
not set
Oct 19, 2013
Thirteen Reasons Why
Listening to cassette tapes will never be the same after listening to Hannah Baker's story of thirteen reasons why she decided to kill herself. Passed ...more
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Feb 22, 2009
Jason creates a religion worshipping his town's water tower in order to believe in something, especially when all of his friends seem to get in troubl ...more
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May 12, 2010
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
A shorter and simpler version of The Lovely Bones, If I Stay focuses on the choice Mia has to make: whether to let herself die or fight to live after ...more
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Oct 12, 2009
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
I'm going to now try watching the movie, which I've never seen, after trying to make it through the book. While I get what Goldman is doing and apprec ...more
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
As I Wake
I enjoy most of Elizabeth Scott's work and was brilliant in Living Dead Girl, but I couldn't quite grasp the concept of the book. I want to say it is ...more
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Mar 28, 2011
Angry Young Man
It never did quite get it together. I was waiting for some really big unveiling of Xan's issues told from the perspective of his eighteen year old bro ...more
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Feb 05, 2011
The Night Circus
The beauty of a magical circus and the eccentricities were a bit lost on me after a recommendation to read it and hearing enough about it. I could fee ...more
Sep 29, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
Evil Librarian
I am not in the right mood for the magical realism of a hot young librarian man seducing a high school girl and starts doing weird things to everyone ...more
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
The Ghosts of Heaven
I didn't get it. And because I didn't get it, I didn't like it.

I really wanted to though because there was absolutely genius in Revolver and Midwinte
Feb 17, 2015
Feb 17, 2015
Counting by 7s
Willow is a genius who just lost her parents and is trying to cope with being an orphaned orphan with no other family while also being her extraordina ...more
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Oct 19, 2013
Noah Scalin decided to make a skull each day in some kind of medium. I admit it would have been cooler with some skull factoids interspersed with the ...more
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Jan 25, 2012
On the Jellicoe Road
I'm largely a big fan of any Printz award book winners, but the last few years have been real doozies. It's an interesting book about warring kids and ...more
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May 16, 2010
Little Blue Lies
**spoiler alert** An odd story of two liars destined and bound to be together, but when Junie drops Oliver, he just can't take it and tries to get her ...more
Feb 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter
Taking the classics and making them understandable in 20 tweets or fewer, it's a bit more crass than I anticipated. I was disappointed in this because ...more
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Aug 30, 2012
Just like the concept that Anderson is trying to portray of commercialism and greed, his novel is hard to follow stylistically. With interruptions fro ...more
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Apr 24, 2010
Kissing Annabel: Love, Ghosts, and Facial Hair; A Place Like This
With a cover like the paperback, it would be hard to get it into the hands of boys, when the narrator is a boy! What a disconnect between the story an ...more
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Dec 29, 2010
How to Be a Zombie: The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Craves Brains
Filled with different zombie stories, what kind of zombie are you, how to be the best zombie, and other chapters, this is create for graphic novel rea ...more
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Sep 22, 2012
The Hypnotists (The Hypnotists, #1)
Korman is always good for a laugh or two and this one doesn't take itself seriously, much like his others. This new series is easy to get through, has ...more
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Aug 22, 2013
This was an interesting book-- a girl living in the swampland marshes of a society that has adapted to the lifestyle. But, when evildoers snatch her l ...more
Jun 08, 2010
Jun 02, 2010
Alex (Verhœven, #2)
**spoiler alert** Holy disturbing! I ripped through this one because it was like reading a fast-paced Law & Order: SVU with the plot continuing to ...more
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Aug 22, 2013
The Rag and Bone Shop
A suspenseful Cormier book of twelve year old Jason who has been accused of killing his seven year old friend. Is he the killer that he confesses to b ...more
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Apr 30, 2010
The Underneath
This had been recommended to me by another librarian who likes happy endings and dislikes sad animal stories. This is truly a sad animal story with an ...more
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May 16, 2010
Impossible (Impossible, #1)
This was quite the story and a story I've been looking to read throughout the summer. I've been longing for a page-turner.

I know it was a little cont
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Aug 24, 2009
The Twins
A great cover and premise but too many questions and not enough "cut to the chase" to keep me interested in finding out the secrets-- probably because ...more
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Oct 19, 2013
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