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Fade (Dream Catcher, #2)
3.95
Fade is the sequel to McMann's first book, Wake (which I loved). Since Janie and Cabe helped stop a drug ring in Wake, they have been called to action...more
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Oct 24, 2009
 
Stuck in Neutral
3.85
Wow, I did not expect this book to impact me the way it did. That was until I found myself bawling in the last chapter. This story was told in first-p...more
Jul 17, 2009
Jul 17, 2009
 
Autobiography of My Dead Brother
3.86
Ah, another fabulous book! Set in Harlem, it centers around a group of teen boys that have to make important life choices. The protagonist, Jesse, nar...more
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Jul 14, 2009
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
Imagine receiving a tape from your crush who just committed suicide weeks earlier... oh, and you're one of the 13 reasons why she took her life! That'...more
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 26, 2009
 
Wake (Dream Catcher, #1)
3.77
Loved this book! Janie is the protagonist in Wake, and she can get into other people's dreams... make that nightmares. For a teenager, this causes man...more
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Jul 26, 2009
 
Hero
3.99
Hero follows Sean, a fifteen year-old constantly in trouble. In fact, within the first few chapters he's already fighting a one-time friend and, as a...more
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Jul 26, 2009
 
The Cheat
3.10
The Cheat gets inside the minds of six, eighth-grade students caught up in a cheating scandal at their school. While some of the students actually par...more
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Jul 30, 2009
 
Forever...
3.64

Forever was a book I heard a lot about and felt compelled to read. It chronicles Katherine’s senior year and important decisions that come with it. Sh...more
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Oct 17, 2009
 
Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #2)
4.07
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules is another hilarious book from Jeff Kinney. It follows the same format of the first book, but obviously with a dif...more
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Oct 17, 2009
 
Scorpions
3.80
Scorpians is another well-written book by Walter Dean Myers. Myers tells the story of Jamal, a boy that is a few decisions away from altering his life...more
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Oct 17, 2009
 
Stuffed!
3.05
Stuffed is a graphic novel that reeled me in by Stephen Colbert’s quote on the front cover. I figured if he liked it, there’s a good chance I would to...more
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Oct 17, 2009
 
Locomotion
3.95
Locomotion, whose real name is Lonnie Collins Motion, is orphaned after a tragic fire. He now finds himself at Miss Edna’s house as a foster child and...more
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Oct 17, 2009
 
Before I Die
3.88
Before I Die is a true tear-jerker that I couldn't put down. Tessa is a teen dying of leukemia and developes a list of things she wants to do before s...more
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Jul 26, 2009
 
American Born Chinese
3.86
And here's a graphic novel I can get on board with! I won't spend much time summarizing this novel, because I know everyone is familiar with the story...more
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Jul 26, 2009
 
Notes from the Midnight Driver
4.10
Notes From the Midnight Driver is a funny book with some deep issues. Luckily though, the deeper issues are addressed in a way so they don't take away...more
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Jul 17, 2009
 
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
3.94
The Surrender Tree gives readers an insight to Cuba's struggle for independence from Spain. The novel is written from multiple perspectives, using fre...more
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Jul 23, 2009
 
Perfect
3.76
This book was okay. The main character is Isabelle, and she is dealing with bulimia. The eating disorder came as a way to deal with her father's unexp...more
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Jul 17, 2009
 
After Tupac and D Foster
3.66
I loved this book! It deals with the typical teenage turmoil in a humorous way; while also addressing deeper isssues such as homosexuality, drug abuse...more
Jul 2009
Jul 14, 2009
 
Keesha's House
3.80
Jody pretty much summed up the book in her review. The book presents seven teenagers that are dealing with diffucult life issues, using poetry. A few...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
 
Miracle Wimp
3.34
Love it!!! This is a perfect book for the reluctant reader. It has short, humorous chapters that are accompanied by sketches that are equally as funny...more
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Jul 14, 2009
 
Cut
3.74
I finished Cut a few days ago. It's a good book and a quick read. I can definitely see why it appeals to teen girls (but I've also seen alot of emo bo...more
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Jul 14, 2009
 
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
3.91
Ah, the Watsons! I love this family, because it reminds me of my own- Byron, the punk teenager; Joey, the sweet little sister; Momma, the law of the l...more
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Oct 24, 2009
 
Highway to Hell (Maggie Quinn: Girl Vs. Evil #3)
4.02
Highway to Hell is Rosemary's third book in her Maggie Quinn series. I read this without having previously read the first two books, but I was still a...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jul 14, 2009
 
Pictures of Hollis Woods
3.98
Hollis is a troubled child floating through the foster care system, with a habit of running away from homes. She finally finds comfort is the home of...more
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Oct 24, 2009
 
Stetson
3.80
Stetson is titled for its protagonist, Stetson. Stetson is a high school senior whose world is working against him. His mom left when he was a young c...more
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Oct 24, 2009
 
Losers
3.42
Losers wasn't my favorite book, but it got better towards the end. The protagonist is from Russia, the wrong side of town, and a target for bullies, b...more
Jul 2009
Jul 14, 2009
 
Return of the Homework Machine
3.83
I grabbed this book not realizing it was a sequel. Good news though, it doesn't matter! I liked it and could see fourth, fifth, and sixth grade studen...more
Jul 2009
Jul 14, 2009
 
Speak
3.97
I really enjoyed this book about a high school freshman dealing with rape; although you don't know the specifics of the rape, until further in the nov...more
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Jul 17, 2009
 
The Secret Rites of Social Butterflies
3.34
This book was basically Mean Girls in novel form, with changes in obvious comparisons- instead of the burn book, they had the wall. I was hopeful that...more
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Jul 14, 2009
 
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd
3.76
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Jul 14, 2009
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