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The Rose Bride: A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" (Once Upon a Time Fairytales)
**spoiler alert** Genre: retold fairytales, fantasy
Summary: Rose's mother exchanges her life so that Rose will know the meaning of true love. This boo...more
Dec 07, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
Through All Hopes
Genre: misunderstood relationships, stubborn men, illness
Summary: Carter and Miranda Harford were once happily married but a slight misunderstanding a...more
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
A Monster Calls
Genre: dealing with grief, growing pains
Summary: 13 year old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one fro...more
Mar 21, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
The Girl Death Left Behind
Genre: chick lit
Summary: Beth's family dies in a freak storm, she goes to live with her cousin. She misses her family, her home and friends. Beth meet...more
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, #6)
Genre: romance, make-up, boys, snogging
Summary: Georgia Nicolson is the biggest player in the world and she doesn't even realize it. Well, I think she...more
Dec 05, 2010
Dec 05, 2010
Endless Knight (The Arcana Chronicles, #2)
Genre: Tarot cards, apocalyptic prophecies, reincarnated lives
Summary: Evie has fully come into her powers as the tarot Empress. As one of the twenty-...more
Feb 15, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
The Boyfriend App
Genre: geek-chic, Apple-look-alike-company, girl geeks
Summary: Audrey McCarthy is a girl geek that cannot wait for college because she cannot stand hi...more
Jan 18, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
Rebel Spirits
Genre: supernatural romance, murder mystery, I-see-dead-people
Summary: Lorelei Cordelia is the daughter of two history buffs who have just bought a be...more
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle
Genre: poetry
Summary: This is just a fine collection of poems written for young adult audiences. They are fast and fun to read, great for scaffolding...more
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Nov 12, 2010
The Phantom Tollbooth
Genre: wordplay, coming of age,
Summary: Milo is a bored little boy, wasting away his time when he receives a mysterious package. In it, is the phantom...more
Dec 07, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
**spoiler alert** Genre: fantasy, relationships
Summary: Aza is a girl who can sing like an angel, but looks like an ogre, at least her fellow countrym...more
Nov 27, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
Genre: nothing is what it seems; don't trust the system
Summary: Gaia is a 16 year old midwife, apprenticed to her mother. Every month, she must delive...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
I Capture the Castle
Genre: eccentric characters, romance, familial relations, writing
Summary: Cassandra is the 17 yr old narrator describing her life living in a crumblin...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Little Sister (Mitsuko, #1)
**spoiler alert** Genre: historical fiction, Japanese folktale, fantasy
Summary: Mitsuko is the fourth daughter (which is the literal translation) of a...more
Nov 24, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
Kilmeny of the Orchard
**spoiler alert** Genre: historical fiction? romance (good romance, not bodice ripping romance)
Summary: Eric Marshall is a well-to-do, polite college...more
Nov 27, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
Genre: courtroom drama, murder mystery
Summary: Steve Harmon is a 16 year old black boy on trial for the murder (or accomplice) of a drugstore owner wh...more
Nov 29, 2010
Nov 29, 2010
Fury of the Phoenix (Kingdom of Xia, #2)
**spoiler alert** Genre: romance, mystery,fantasy
Summary: Ai Ling continues her story, trying to control her growing powers while looking out for her...more
Nov 05, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
**spoiler alert** Genre: fantasy
Summary: Kezi is a young girl in the land of Hyte. Olus is the young god of wind in the land of Akkan. Olus is lonely...more
Dec 2010
Dec 01, 2010
Genre: to catch a thief, Sherlock-wannabe
Summary: Raffles is an expert criminal. In a series of 8 short stories that comprise this first novel, the re...more
Jan 03, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
Flappers and the New American Woman: Perceptions of Women from 1918 through the 1920s
Genre: non-fiction, women, fashion, etc
Summary: The 1920's were more than just Prohibition and gangsters, but also a radically changing time period fo...more
Nov 20, 2010
Nov 20, 2010
Out of the Dust
**spoiler alert** Genre: novel in verse, historical fiction
Summary: Billie Jo is a 14 yr old in the middle of the Dust Bowl in Arkansas. She loves to...more
Nov 30, 2010
Nov 30, 2010
Bewitching Season (Leland Sisters, #1)
Genre: Historical fiction, Victorian era, little bit of fantasy, little bit of romance.
Summary: Twins Penelope and Persephone (I don't know what it is...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
That Time I Joined the Circus
Really, I would give this 2 1/2 stars.
Genre: mother-daughter relationships, high-school relationships, etc.
Summary: Alexandera, or X, or Xandra, or L...more
Sep 25, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
Genre: urban fantasy, paranormal, good vs. evil
Summary: Clary thinks she is just a regular girl with a super protective mother and an adoring best fri...more
Mar 07, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Running Barefoot
Genre: LDS fiction, romance, dealing with grief and loss
Summary: Josie Jensen is a young girl who has had to deal with a lot of loss very early on in...more
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Rupert's Ambition
**spoiler alert** Genre: Rags to riches
Summary: Rupert is the sole supporter of his widow mother and sickly sister. When he loses his job due to bad b...more
Nov 29, 2010
Nov 29, 2010
**spoiler alert** Genre: philosophy, teenage angst
Summary: Jason Bock and his friends create a new religion worshiping the town's water tower. It's al...more
Dec 08, 2010
Dec 08, 2010
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
Genre: mystery, paranormal, ya romance

Summary: All Evie has ever wanted was to be normal. However, normal is about as far from Evie's life as you can...more
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
The Heavenward Path (Mitsuko, #2)
**spoiler alert** Genre: historical fiction, fantasy
Summary: This is the sequel to Little Sister . It takes place two years after the first book ends...more
Nov 24, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
Playing in Traffic
**spoiler alert** Genre: bleak lit, goth, relationships
Summary: Skye is a psychopathic liar who uses people to get what she wants. She is loosing the...more
Dec 07, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
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