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The Time-Traveling Fashionista
Fun premise but too much backstory at the beginning and other pop references held it back. I did love the illustations of the gowns that are throughou ...more
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Nov 05, 2010
Fire in The Woods
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Sep 23, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs
This is a totally adorable collection of poems told from a dog's perspective. The poems are short but have a loaded punch. Also the photos with each p ...more
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Jun 27, 2013
Latitude Zero
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Jun 30, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
I Remember You
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Mar 07, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
Devil's Frost (The Spellspinners of Melas County, #3)
Heidi nails the emotions, tension, and conflicts of this coven of witches/warlocks. So much better than The Originals and The Secret Circle.

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Jan 04, 2014
The Season
To seventeen-year-old Lady Alexandra Stafford the whole idea of the London season is preposterous. The last thing she wants is to get married off to t ...more
Jan 2009
Feb 28, 2009
Praefatio (Praefatio, #1)
Intriguing beginning that made me want to read more!

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May 22, 2013
May 09, 2013
Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays
Since I'm now teaching my 12 year old how to write persuasive essays, this is the perfect book to show how essays don't have to be boring! So many fun ...more
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Dec 03, 2013
Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes—From Cleopatra to Camus
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Oct 23, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Tenth Grade Bleeds (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #3)
Minions unite! Vlad is back and now in the tenth grade. Fans of this series won't be disappointed.

Vlad should be happy. The girl of his dreams, Meredi
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Mar 25, 2009
Seven Letters from Paris
Everyone wishes for romance, love in their lives. What happens if you had a chance at love only to let it pass you by? Would you be tempted to see wha ...more
Jul 30, 2014
May 14, 2014
Sucks to Be Me: The All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire (maybe) (Sucks to Be Me, #1)
What would happen if you found out your parents really do suck? Uh, like being vampires? Mina Hamilton finds this out and even worse she has to go to ...more
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Jul 10, 2008
My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century (My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century, #1)
Finished reading MY SUPER SWEET SIXTEENTH CENTURY Verdict? Sweet romance that sweeps you back to Renaissance Italy. A lighter YA that will appeal to r ...more
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Are You Going to Kiss Me Now?
Love the voice! This is a hilarious tale of a teen who's winning essay has her go on a trip with some celebs. Very funny!

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May 09, 2011
May 07, 2011
The Unquiet
Think I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER meets a local urban legend with a wicked secret that involves someone close to you.

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Jul 20, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
Who I Kissed
Once again, Gurtler doesn't disappoint in this story of forgiving yourself. Powerful and gripping! Yes, Gurtler is the YA Jodi Picoult!

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Sep 22, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
If I Tell
Janet Gurtler has to be my new favorite contemporary YA author! Loved this story. Review coming soon!

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Oct 04, 2011
Never Enough
Love the voice! Author has nailed the am-I-good-enough conflict/struggle teens experience.

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Jul 10, 2012
Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg
Fascinating account of the Battle of Gettysburg told by a fifteen year old girl who lived at Gettysburg.

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Jan 30, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
The Shadow Prince (Mortal Enchantment, #0.5)
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Mar 26, 2014
Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life
Fun take on an immortal Tut! Humorous dialogue and fast action scenes that take place in the underground of Washington DC!
Sep 21, 2014
Sep 18, 2014
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Jan 2014
Jan 01, 2014
Best Friends Forever
Addie Downs and Valerie Adler were best friends until a betrayal in High school tears them apart.

Now fifteen years later Valerie works as a weathergir
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Jun 27, 2009
Blue Plate Special
Three generations of girls, all tied together into one novel.

Madeline's the fat girl at school and has to deal with a drunk mother. No one pays any at
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Jun 28, 2009
The Infinite Sea (The Fifth Wave #2)
I'm so confused. It wasn't until chapter 37 that I started to finally GET what was going on. Too much backstory slowed down the pacing and left me gra ...more
Oct 15, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
The Lost Girl
Totally loved this dystopian tale of Eva,a 'Echo', who's a copy of Amarra, and is expected to be her replacement when Amarra dies. I loved the emotion ...more
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Embrace (The Violet Eden Chapters, #1)
This is one of those books that you can't put down!

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Jan 31, 2012
Emblaze (The Violet Eden Chapters, #3)
Total wowza appeal! Love this series so much!

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Feb 07, 2013
Feb 01, 2013
Man Made Boy
Just finished reading MAN MADE BOY by Jon Skovron Verdict: Creepy, hilarious read of the son of Frankenstein as he goes on a road trip with the grandd ...more
Aug 02, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
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