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Fly by Night (Fly By Night, #1)
3.73
Among the many changes that came with the publication success of the Harry Potter series was the freedom to publish books for children and teens with...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
23
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
4.17
To prepare for my upcoming trip to Ecuador I visited a doctor to update my inoculations. I explained that I was going to South America to look for bir...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
27
The Spellman Files (The Spellmans, #1)
3.88
Last month the young adult division of the American Library Association (YALSA) announced the winners of the annual Alex Awards. These are books, "wri...more
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Jul 16, 2010
 
31
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
3.82
A BIG title, will the content inside live up to it? Not completely, but this is still a fun offbeat YA novel for the ladies (and guys if they’re matur...more
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Jul 21, 2010
 
30
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
This book is receiving a lot of hype as the Young Adult book of the fall season. Collins, author of the popular Juvenile Fiction series The Underland...more
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Jul 20, 2010
 
29
Once Upon a Time in the North (His Dark Materials, #0.5)
3.74
Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy may have some faults *cough*Book3*cough*, but it is surely a classic of contemporary fantasy fiction. The...more
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Jul 20, 2010
 
28
Lamplighter (Monster Blood Tattoo, #2)
4.19
I’m love-love-loving this Young Adult fantasy series even though this second book was gigantic (715 pages). A great high-fantasy tale with a gripping...more
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Jul 17, 2010
 
32
American Wife
3.69
This is a pretty quiet, introspective character study novel of the life of Laura Bush, although Sittenfeld here uses the character pseudonym "Alice Li...more
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Jul 21, 2010
 
20
Poison
3.96
If you could pick any name for yourself, would you choose Poison? In this dark "fairy"-tale fantasy from Chris Wooding, Foxglove lives in the marsh to...more
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Jul 09, 2010
 
21
Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
4.19
I’m a late-comer to the Tortall fantasy world created by children’s and young adult author Tamora Pierce. I admit that my initial reluctance was due t...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
25
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List
3.49
Rachel Cohn and David Levithan have teamed up again to write another ultra-hip teen romance (see Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist). And could we ple...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
24
Echo
3.55
I came to this book much like the typical teenaged reluctant reader. I saw a bold, clean, somewhat mysterious cover. I was curious. I picked it up and...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
33
This Book Will Save Your Life
3.61
Richard Novak is living a stereotypical ritzy L.A. life : a huge yet empty house, ex-wife and son living back in N.Y., a personal trainer, a nutrition...more
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Jul 21, 2010
 
34
Wintergirls
3.98
Laurie Halse Anderson’s earlier Young Adult novel, Speak, described the aftermath of a rape at a summer party. It was heartbreaking yet ultimately emp...more
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Jul 21, 2010
 
26
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
The National Book Award winners were announced last night and Sherman Alexie won in the category of Young People’s Literature for his coming-of-age se...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
10
The History of Love
3.89
I do love putting out books on our ICPL Staff Picks display in the library, but after a while I start to see a pattern in the things I grab. One of th...more
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Mar 15, 2010
 
19
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
Brian and I both work at the Fiction Desk. If you’ve been in this summer and asked for a recommendation from one of us chances are we shoved this mass...more
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Mar 15, 2010
 
18
The Book Thief
4.36
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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Invisible Man
3.80
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Mar 15, 2010
 
16
Trout Fishing in America/The Pill versus the Springhill Mine Disaster/In Watermelon Sugar
4.16
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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Norwegian Wood
4.02
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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Kafka on the Shore
4.11
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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Bee Season
3.50
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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The Cheese Monkeys
3.74
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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U.S.!: Songs and Stories
3.96
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Mar 15, 2010
 
9
You Shall Know Our Velocity!
3.61
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Mar 15, 2010
 
8
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.65
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Mar 15, 2010
 
7
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned
3.84
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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In Persuasion Nation
4.08
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Mar 15, 2010
 
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Pastoralia
4.14
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Mar 15, 2010
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