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Big Fat Disaster
This book was like riding a roller-coaster of emotions. There were highs when I was so angry I could spit, lows when sadness and pity brought tears to ...more
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
The Summer of Letting Go
It's been four years since Francesca's little brother Simon drowned. It was an afternoon at the beach when the tragedy changed her family's world. The ...more
Nov 20, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Boy Proof
Inspire by John Green's 18 Books You Probably Haven't Read, I found my copy of BOY PROOF by Cecil Castellucci. It has been on my classroom shelf for s ...more
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Mar 02, 2014
Sign Language
Abby's parents explain that her father is having an operation to remove one of his kidneys. He comes home from the hospital and seems a little tired, ...more
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
In PINNED two incredibly competitive people headed in totally different directions find themselves meeting in the middle.

Autumn is the lone girl on h
Dec 28, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Being Henry David
A seventeen year old male wakes up in NYC's Penn Station with no ID and no idea who he is. With nothing but a copy of Walden by Henry David Thoreau, h ...more
Dec 27, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
I Kill the Mockingbird
Three friends attempt to honor their deceased teacher by encouraging people to read the famous classic TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Unhappy that their new E ...more
May 28, 2014
May 26, 2014
The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
Andrew is living in the hospital where his mother, father, and little sister lost their battle against Death. His feelings of guilt over their deaths ...more
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Feb 27, 2015
Madeline Henry has been known as Twigs since her older brother gave her the name shortly after her premature birth. When her tiny little arms and legs ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
Release date: October 7, 2014

Life can change in an instant. One moment on a rain morning changes everything for Sarah and Haddings.

Sarah, a senior in
Sep 02, 2014
Sep 01, 2014
Star In The Middle
Star is a teen mom. Her baby is several months old, and they live with her grandmother. Wilson is the baby's father, but he hasn't officially acknowle ...more
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Feb 10, 2014
Death by Toilet Paper
Yep, I admit it; the title and cover sold me on this one. Didn't even read the description, just bought it.

Ben is in seventh grade. He spends his free
Feb 15, 2015
Feb 10, 2015
As a longtime fan of Ellen Hopkins, I've always chosen IDENTICAL as my favorite book by the well-known YA author. I now have a new favorite, RUMBLE. P ...more
Sep 10, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
Imagine having to share a room with your own personal bully 24/7 for five days. That's what has happened to Victor. Can he survive? Will the strange p ...more
Jan 24, 2015
Jan 18, 2015
UnSouled (Unwind, #3)
Fans of Shusterman's UNWIND series will not be disappointed with the final book. The cast of characters returns to meet many new challenges. Everyone ...more
Dec 16, 2013
Dec 09, 2013
Fat Chance
Although published in 1994, FAT CHANCE by Leslea Newman still rings true today, in fact, with the increased prevalence of eating disorders, its messag ...more
Jul 18, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
The Impossible Knife of Memory
For Hayley Kincain life has been filled with loss. Her mother died, her grandmother died, Trish her "stepmother" left, and her father left for several ...more
Jul 09, 2013
Jul 04, 2013
The Pull of Gravity
I'll be honest, I was attracted to this one by the cover. The blurb on the back also promised a "freak disease", a "quirky girl", and a connection to ...more
Apr 06, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
Read Between the Lines
I'm so honored to be part of the READ BETWEEN THE LINES ARC Tour! Thanks, Jo Knowles, for trusting me with your fabulous book.

Knowles' previous books
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Nov 07, 2014
The Boy in the Black Suit
I was soooo excited to win an ARC of THE BOY IN THE BLACK SUIT when I attended the ConTroll YA author conference in Adrian, Michigan. I didn't even kn ...more
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Oct 27, 2014
Thirteen year old Butterball filled a sock full of batteries and beat up Maurice, and he the school is forcing him to see a therapist so they can get ...more
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Dec 23, 2012
Summer Sanctuary
According to Matthew, this summer is going to suck. With his friend Kyle away visiting his grandparents' farm, there won't be anyone to hangout with e ...more
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Mar 16, 2014
The Pregnancy Project
Gaby never dreamed that her senior project would become such a big deal. She wanted to make an impact, and she certainly did!

Raised by a single mother
Feb 10, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
How It Went Down
Review ARC courtesy of
Release date: October 2014

It is a case of violence in the hood. A would-be teen gang member is shot and killed as
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Aug 10, 2014
Brown Girl Dreaming
This National Book Award Finalist is definitely worth checking out. Written in verse, it tells the story of the author's own childhood experiences. Gr ...more
Dec 09, 2014
Dec 09, 2014
The Living (The Living, #1)
A summer job on a cruise ship seems perfect. Shy knows he will miss his family especially since the recent death of his grandmother, but the money he ...more
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Apr 14, 2014
Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case
On August 25, 1955, a fourteen year old Black boy was kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Emmett Till of Chicago was visiting his cousins when his ...more
Jan 10, 2015
Jan 10, 2015
Torn Away
Review copy courtesy of

Due for release in May 2014

Watching her little sister Marin dance is the last thing Jersey wants to do. She is tr
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Mar 09, 2014
Zom-B Baby (Zom-B, #5)
Darren Shan is the master of the YA horror series. Students in my high school and middle school classroom are great fans. CIRQUE DU FREAK got them hoo ...more
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Jan 19, 2014
Filled with monster waves, wipeouts, half-pipes, and tricks called nose grinds and double back rodeos, DINO-BOARDING is sure to please young readers l ...more
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Sep 03, 2014
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