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Thirteen Reasons Why
4.07
13 Reasons Why opens with main character Clay receiving a box of cassette tapes. It seems innocuous enough, although it does bring to mind scenes from...more
Apr 13, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
Lily's Ghosts
3.71
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.


”I just didn’t think it would be this cold,” says Arden, Lily’s dreamily named and dre...more
Sep 11, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
1.4 (Point 4, #2)
3.84
Falls just short of a 4, but I'm rounding up.

This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.


“I am the boy running around trying to te...more
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
 
Silhouette
3.51
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

Scarlett Stirling is a month away from graduating from the National Academy of Perform...more
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
 
Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry, #2)
4.25
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

“I’ve never lived in a place where you couldn’t easily throw a stone at your next-door...more
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
 
Getting Caught
3.72
Jess Hill and Peyton Brentwood are at war. Although they were once the very best of friends, things have changed, and now the two spend their days fig...more
Apr 10, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Crowned
3.75
2.5 stars

This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

Presley Ashbury needs two thousand dollars for an event that her best friend...more
Aug 21, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
The Declaration (The Declaration, #1)
3.72
I felt a little misinformed when I began to read Gemma Malley‘s The Declaration. The jacket copy for this book is very coy, and I don’t feel does the...more
Feb 23, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
We All Fall Down
3.78
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Robert Cormier is no stranger to challenging themes. His books are typically works of c...more
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 14, 2010
 
Zelah Green (Zelah Green #1)
3.72
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

A close relative of mine lives a life that, while rich and expansive in some areas, is...more
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 21, 2010
 
Hunger (Gone, #2)
4.05
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Perdido Beach, three months after the FAYZ. There are no adults. There is no food. Ther...more
Dec 28, 2010
Jan 02, 2011
 
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
4.30
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Steampunk and its various derivatives are all the rage right now, it seems, with one sc...more
Jan 13, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
The Outsiders
4.00
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

“Sixteen years on the streets and you can learn a lot. But all the wrong things, not t...more
Jan 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Double Date (Greek, #1)
3.29
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Readers of this site will probably have twigged right away that television tie-ins abou...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
 
Lies (Gone, #3)
4.11
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

More than half a year has passed since the adults of Perdido Beach suddenly vanished, l...more
Jan 10, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Thirsty
3.20
I first happened across M.T. Anderson‘s work after hearing rave reviews of The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, which is a quite frankly marvello...more
Mar 23, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
Where the Red Fern Grows
4.00
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

oung Billy Colman’s knowledge of the world is limited to the Ozarks, where his family m...more
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Embrace (The Violet Eden Chapters, #1)
4.01
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Most teenagers see each birthday as a rite of passage placing them further ahead on the...more
Feb 09, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
Charmed Life (Chrestomanci, #1)
3.95
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Young Cat has always played second fiddle to his powerful witch-in-training sister, Gwe...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
 
The Haunted (The Hollow, #2)
4.16
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglsitting.com

Jessica Verday’s recently published The Hollow, an update on the popular legend of Sleep...more
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
 
Never After
3.94
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

Ricky Darlin is relieved when he wakes from a nightmare in which he's trapped on an is...more
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
Red Riding Hood
3.49
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Like most small communities, the village of Daggorhorn is not without its secrets. An i...more
Mar 04, 2011
Mar 03, 2011
 
If I Could Fly
3.37
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

On a superficial level, Robert Cormier's excellentI Am the Cheese (see my review) invol...more
Mar 09, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
 
The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
3.82
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

It’s a simple fact of young adult literature that if you want to get things moving righ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 04, 2011
 
Violence 101
3.38
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Apr 17, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
 
Plague (Gone, #4)
4.20
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Michael Grant is an author who has no problem killing his darlings–and I’m not just tal...more
Apr 27, 2011
May 04, 2011
 
Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
3.93
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com


Given the spate of mediocre YA dystopian fiction hitting the shelves of late, it’s plea...more
Jun 05, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
The Magician (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #2)
4.08
This review originally appeared at
Jun 02, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
 
Century (Hodder Reading Project)
3.61
I should admit that I was initially attracted to Century by its beautifully gloomy cover: all chiaroscuro shades with a stunning purple foil title. Ho...more
Apr 06, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
Fallen Grace
3.65
This review originally appeared at
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
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