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The Lonely Hearts Club (The Lonely Hearts Club, #1)
Elizabeth Eulberg’s debut novel THE LONELY HEARTS CLUB is undeniably fluff—but it’s the best kind of fluff, with a likable and realistic protagonist, ...more
Dec 23, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
Fall for Anything
You want to know why Courtney Summers is a must-buy? Because she can take any topic—even a riskily overexposed one such as the death of a loved one—an ...more
Dec 2010
Jun 17, 2010
Paper Towns
The brilliant John Green’s third novel starts off quietly, then builds to a roaring finish that sets a new bar for all young adult literature.

After ye
Dec 23, 2008
Feb 08, 2009
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
I am a HUGE fan of well-executed Austenian wit and satisfying paranormal romances—in fact, I go almost positively fangirl over those aspects—but I’ve ...more
Dec 27, 2009
Jun 10, 2009
The Summer Prince
It is with regret that I say I couldn’t finish this book. I got within several dozen pages of the end, and even then I couldn’t make myself finish. Th ...more
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Jul 03, 2012
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things
Virginia Shreves is certain that she was accidentally switched at birth. That’s the only way she can account for the differences between her and her p ...more
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Mar 13, 2009
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
You thought you knew the story of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland… well, think again. Frank Beddor brings an exciting new glimpse into the much da ...more
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Apr 21, 2009
I Now Pronounce You Someone Else
I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU SOMEONE ELSE is the perfectly light yet fulfilling read for the reader who’s in between the teenage and adult years. It is endeari ...more
Jun 17, 2010
Nov 13, 2009
The Bermudez Triangle
It’s the summer before their senior year and Nina, Avery, and Mel are not spending their time together. Nina is going to leadership camp all the way i ...more
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Feb 08, 2009
Dreams of the Dead (The Waking, #1)
DREAMS OF THE DEAD is a well-written novel that combines the fascinating ways of Japanese life with your typical horror story. It may satisfy young ho ...more
Sep 17, 2009
May 30, 2009
Hannah Harrington’s debut novel, Saving June, was my delightful surprise of 2011, so I had high expectations for her sophomore novel, SPEECHLESS. And ...more
Aug 22, 2012
May 13, 2012
The Minister's Daughter
The novel is enthralling and enchanting, hard to put down once you start. In the English country in the seventeenth century, Nell lives with her wisew ...more
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Apr 21, 2009
Matched (Matched, #1)
MATCHED is quite possibly the most highly anticipated YA novel of late 2010, what with its incredible 7-figure book deal announced earlier this year. ...more
Jun 07, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
Hate List
HATE LIST has to be breaking new grounds in YA fiction: has there ever been a book about such a difficult subject? It is uncomfortable, heartbreaking… ...more
Sep 09, 2009
May 06, 2009
How to Save a Life
I’m kind of ashamed to admit that, when it comes to Sara Zarr’s novels, I appreciate them as good literary examples, but otherwise don’t often connect ...more
Sep 29, 2011
May 28, 2011
Evernight (Evernight, #1)
The first reaction I had when I finished this book was, wow, I’m glad it’s over. That doesn’t bode well for the first sentence of a review, but I’m go ...more
Jul 10, 2009
May 05, 2009
More Than a Mistress (Mistress Trilogy #1)
At times overly dramatic, MORE THAN A MISTRESS is nevertheless one of the most impressive historical romances I have ever read. Character development ...more
Jul 24, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
This Book Isn't Fat, It's Fabulous
Try your hardest to not judge this book too much by its title and cover, otherwise you’ll miss out on one of the most winning protagonists I’ve ever c ...more
Mar 08, 2010
Mar 07, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
THE HUNGER GAMES is without doubt one of the best books I have ever read. 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen lives with her family and friends in what used ...more
Jan 07, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
Where Things Come Back
The first chapter was awesome. It had a unique voice, and a perfect blend of world-building vs. character development set-up.

I spent the rest of the b
Aug 19, 2012
May 12, 2011
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
Those who loved The Name of the Wind will not be disappointed: THE WISE MAN’S FEAR is as meticulously plotted and beautifully written as the first. Wh ...more
Jul 10, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
After the Moment
AFTER THE MOMENT is a subtle exploration of the power of different kinds of relationships in one young man’s adolescence, a dramatically poignant love ...more
Nov 2009
May 28, 2009
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
If you don’t know anything about North Korea’s human rights violations, this is a good place to start. Harden’s prose is unsophisticated—and, at times ...more
May 20, 2013
May 16, 2013
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Nervous about entering high school, 15-year-old Charlie begins writing to a stranger, addressed as “friend.” He writes about everything: school, famil ...more
Jan 13, 2009
May 21, 2009
Just One of the Guys
Oh for the love of.... Okay, Chastity's pretty cool. She's tall, she's athletic, she holds her ground (adorably) against her four older brothers and t ...more
Feb 14, 2014
Oct 20, 2011
Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1)
I highly doubt that there is another urban fantasy series out there that is more elaborate, action-packed, and erotic than Nalini Singh’s new Guild Hu ...more
Nov 29, 2010
May 11, 2010
Slightly Married (Bedwyn Saga, #1)
Oh, I was not really a fan of Eve and Aidan for the longest time. :( Never have I read a historical romance with such incompatible love interests. I * ...more
Apr 25, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Someday Angeline
Oh my, but SOMEDAY ANGELINE is so adorable. My EL510 student who is hardest to please with the book selections for that class actually finished the wh ...more
Mar 28, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
Babe: The Gallant Pig
I don't think I've ever read this book before, but I did today for class. At the beginning I thought I wasn't going to like it all that much--after al ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 04, 2014
Wake Up Missing
Oh man oh man! I'm afraid I haven't been able to get into Kate Messner's speculative fiction novels as much as I do with her realistic fiction ones. M ...more
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Oct 04, 2013