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Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You
Tink was the new girl in town -- a former child star, now just unique. Before the story begins, Tink has died, likely the result of a suicide. Merissa ...more
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News
Dan Rather WAS CBS News. For over 40 years, he was a reporter and then anchor of CBS Nightly News. We knew that he would look for the story, seek out ...more
May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012
Flash Burnout
Blake, Marissa, and Shannon are sophomores in high school. Blake is good at photography, likes to make people laugh, grossed out by his father's job ( ...more
Dec 22, 2010
Dec 22, 2010
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Aristotle and Dante are teenage boys growing up in El Paso Texas. Ari narrates their story of 4 years of friendship. Ari is a loner who never had a re ...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
A Week in Winter
In the small town of Stoneybridge on the west coast of Ireland, life can be difficult. Every family has expectations, and many young people just can't ...more
May 07, 2013
May 12, 2013
All Unquiet Things
Neily’s life will never be the same – last year he found the body of his murdered girlfriend, and now her cousin wants him to help her find the real ...more
Apr 19, 2010
May 05, 2010
White Noise
A fellow teacher recommended this book to me. Her class was reading books that contained "social commentary" -- Brave New World, Catch-22, Vonnegut, e ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
Winter's End
Helen and Milena are students at the girls’ school, Milos and Bartolomeo go to the boys’ school across town. Both schools are oppressively strict. St ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Mar 04, 2010
Siren Song (Blood Singer, #2)
By the end of Blood Song, Celia Graves was half-vampire and half-human and had just discovered that she is the descendent of a Siren. She also has som ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Aug 15, 2011
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
Anna is the daughter of a famous romance/tearjerker author(think Nicholas Sparks). She has been sent off to boarding school in Paris for her senior ye ...more
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
All That Glitters Is Not Gucci (Poseur, #4)
Melissa, Janie, Charlotte & Petra are all 8th graders at Winston Prep, all budding fashionistas, all rich, all self-centered. This is “The Clique ...more
Aug 10, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
Between Shades of Gray
Lina is 15 years old and living the good life in Lithuania in 1940 when the USSR and Germany sign a non-agression pact and the USSR "gets" the Baltic ...more
Oct 03, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
Sing You Home
I usually LOVE Jodi Picoult's books. They are always drawn from the headlines and usually look at issues from an interesting point of view. In this re ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Vanquished (Crusade, #3)
After the battle at Salamanca in Damned, the hunters have scattered to the four winds. Countries all over the globe have surrendered to the vampires, ...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
Love Wins: Teen Edition
Rob Bell is the founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI. He has written a couple of books for adults, including Love Wins, subt ...more
Aug 07, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
Dear Life, You Suck
Cricket Cherpin’s life sucks! He’s lived the last 8 years in a boys’ home that was a renovated prison in a small town in Maine. He is constantly in f ...more
Nov 02, 2013
Nov 04, 2013
Viola in the Spotlight (Viola, #2)
Viola is back home in her beloved New York City after spending her freshman year at boarding school in the Midwest. She's happy to be back with her BF ...more
May 30, 2011
May 30, 2011
Cryer's Cross
Kendall and her family live in a small farming community in Montana. Kendall attends the local school where all of the high schoolers are in one room. ...more
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
The House Girl
Two stories, more than a century apart intersect in this novel about a "house girl" and her relationship with her mistress (Lu Anne Bell) and watercol ...more
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Villa Triste
Isabella and Caterina are sisters in a very close family. Caterina's fiancé is in southern Italy with the army, and their brother is also in the fight ...more
Jun 29, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
Far from Gringo Land
Rick is spending the summer between his junior and senior year in an unusual way. He’s in a small town in Mexico helping family friends with “la obra ...more
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 28, 2010
Team Human
In the town of New Witdby, vampires exist along side humans, long ago having agreed not to feed on live humans, but to use the local blood bank like a ...more
Aug 22, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Henrietta Lacks was only in her 30s when she died of an aggressive form of cervical cancer. Doctors at Johns Hopkins hospital harvested cells from her ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Nov 02, 2011
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
Lena lives in a world "cured" of the disease amor deliria nervosa (love). At age 18, everyone is given the "cure", a surgical procedure that removes t ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Judgment of Paris: California Vs. France and the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine
In 1976, a wine shop in Paris arranged a blind tasting of French and California wine. In a surprise to everyone involved, the California wines WON!! T ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Blue Plate Special
Three girls in three time periods deal with life and love. Madeline (1977) is the unpopular “fat” girl with the drunk, neglectful mother suddenly fin ...more
Jan 23, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
Day of the Assassins: A Jack Christie Adventure
Jack Christie lives with his mom in Scotland; who knows where his father is. He left when Jack was four years old. Jack is now 15 and enjoys school ( ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
Pregnant Pause
Eleanor has been acting out for a while. Her older sister is "perfect" and her parents are busy helping AIDS orphans in Africa, but Elly has Lam, and ...more
Sep 09, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
The Language Inside
Emma is an American (white) girl who has been raised in Japan. When her mother is diagnosed with breast cancer, they go “home” for treatment. Emma is ...more
Oct 15, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Gated (Gated, #1)
Everything changes for Lyla when her older sister disappears from the front steps of her family's NYC home. Then when airplanes fly into the World Tra ...more
Nov 09, 2013
Nov 11, 2013