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Freaky Fast Frankie Joe
One of my favorite books of the year. Frankie Joe's mother has ended up in a bad spot - all a misunderstanding according to her - which lands her in j ...more
May 29, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
The Bridge from Me to You
When Lauren's mom sends her to live with her aunt and uncle and their four little kids, she is devastated. It's not that she doesn't love her Uncle Jo ...more
Mar 21, 2015
Mar 23, 2015
The Rock and the River
Set in 1968 during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Sam and Stick, children of Civil Rights Activist, Roland Childs, are starting to question ...more
not set
Mar 02, 2012
Saint Anything
Sydney feels invisible.... Her bother had always had all the attention - the golden boy. Even now, in prison for driving drunk and hitting a teen ridi ...more
May 04, 2015
May 06, 2015
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
When the elevator opens and Thomas walks into the Glade, he has no idea who he is or where he came from, though he does have some recollection of a pa ...more
Jan 2010
Apr 17, 2013
The Pregnancy Project
Gaby Rodriquez is a young Hispanic girl who grew up in Toppenish Washington. She was the youngest daughter of a single mom and had seven half brothers ...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist
Michal J. Fox takes the reader back to his decision to quit acting on his popular sit-com, Spin City, and talks about his journey to where he is today ...more
Jan 2009
Nov 14, 2012
Variant (Variant, #1)
When Benson Fisher applies for and is granted a scholarship to Maxfield Academy, he is thrilled. No more moving from foster home to foster home and fr ...more
Mar 19, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
Epitaph Road
In August of 2067, a horrible virus called Elisha's Bear, claimed the lives of more than a billion men in the United States. For whatever reason, fema ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
One of my favorite recent reads! Donovan Curtis just can't help himself. He's that impulsive kid who can't stop himself from causing mistress. After h ...more
May 30, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall
Told in verse, Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall is a story of Tessa, a girl who has had more than her share of struggles navigating the ups and downs ...more
Oct 29, 2010
Nov 28, 2012
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick (Perry & Gobi, #1)
It's toward the end of Perry Stormaire's senior year and his parents are constantly making decisions for him. They want him to go to Columbia next yea ...more
Dec 30, 2012
Jan 04, 2013
I really liked this Book. Shusterman has come up with another unique idea for a book. This realistic fantasy introduces us to Brewster, a kid that's b ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
A Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Fun story that reminded me a bit of Nikki Grimes' book, Bronx Masquerade. The story is of a Los Angeles area high school and told in various voices of ...more
Aug 2012
Apr 16, 2013
Strings Attached
Set in the 1950's, the book's main character, Kit, is a seventeen year old triplet who dreams of being a star. After an incident changes things for he ...more
May 31, 2013
May 28, 2013
Feedback (Variant, #2)
I didn't like this book as well as I liked the first book in the series, but it did satisfactorily end the story of Variant. I thought it took a littl ...more
Mar 30, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
No Place
Dan lived a charmed life for the first sixteen years of his life. He lived in a nice house with both parents and was the star pitcher on his baseball ...more
not set
Jan 22, 2015
Girls Like Us
Though not the typical psychological thriller I've come to expect from Gail Giles, I really liked this book. Two recent high school graduates from the ...more
Mar 06, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
The Night She Disappeared
When Kayla Cutler doesn't return to Pete's Pizza after making a delivery, co-worker Drew Lyle calls 911. When police investigate, they find Kayla's ca ...more
Oct 20, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
A dystopian take on Cinderella. The main character is Cinder. She is a cyborg (part human - part mechanical) who was adopted by a kindly gentleman and ...more
Apr 27, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls
On the night before their last day of school, Nora and her friends Ellie, Paul, Cheryl, Gary and Bobbie Jo head over to the park to dance, drink some ...more
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
The Moon and More
Sarah Dessen has again written a book that high school girls will be waiting in line to read. Though I didn't enjoy it quite as much as What Happened ...more
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Candy Bomber
Well, I knew about the Berlin Airlifts, but I had never heard about the Candy Bomber. The humanitarian effort on the part of Col Gail Halvorsen and th ...more
May 17, 2011
Mar 02, 2012
The Unwanteds (Unwanteds, #1)
Alex and Aaron are twins living in Quill, a society who divides their thirteen-year-olds into social classes that they are forever committed to. They ...more
May 03, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
After Oscar's brother dies, his Dad created Candor, a society where parents can move with their rebellious teens. In Candor, Oscar's father uses subli ...more
May 10, 2011
Jan 04, 2013
The Raft
Robie lives at Midway Atoll, but she is happy to be spending a couple of weeks in civilization with her aunt in Honolulu. When her aunt is suddenly ca ...more
Jun 03, 2013
May 28, 2013
Hildy Biddle wants to be a reporter like her dad. She lives in the small community of ___________ and helps her family run their apple orchard and is ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Feb 25, 2012
The Crossover
This award winning book features two characters, Josh (Filthy McNasty) and Jordan Bell (JB). Both are premiere 8th grade basketball players and their ...more
Mar 22, 2015
Mar 23, 2015
Hold Fast
Early lives in Chicago with her mom, her dad and her little brother, Jubie. One day, Early's dad Dashel literally disappears on his way home from work ...more
Jun 09, 2015
Aug 27, 2015
Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #1)
Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and the last hope for Old Gregory. Old Gregory, the town spook who keeps witches, ghosts and other evi ...more
Jan 2006
Apr 17, 2013
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