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The Fault in Our Stars
4.42
John Green's long awaited fourth solo novel is his absolute best work to date. Hazel Grace Lancaster is 16 and suffering from lung cancer. Her family ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Aug 12, 2014
 
A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy
3.77
Few love stories are as celebrated as that of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. From the uneasiness of their first meeting as teenagers to their endur ...more
Oct 18, 2012
Sep 10, 2014
 
All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s
3.63
An exhaustively researched and generally engagingly written examination of the shifting sociopolitical attitudes in the United States from Kennedy thr ...more
Sep 10, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
 
Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974
4.02
Professor Patterson's grand study of the three decades following World War II is broadly researched, cogently written, and deft in its explanations of ...more
Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
 
Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush v. Gore
3.72
Prof. Patterson extends the Oxford History of the United States series with this spiritedly written follow-up to his magisterial "Grand Expectations." ...more
Nov 10, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
 
The Future of Us
3.57
This is a fantastic YA novel! It’s set in 1996 at a time when less than half of all high schoolers had ever been online. Eleventh-grader Emma gets her ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Looking for Alaska
4.18
I have long had only two favorite "school story" books, John Knowles' "A Separate Peace" and Paul Watkins' "Stand Before Your God." Throw in "Dead Poe ...more
Apr 10, 2005
Oct 03, 2011
 
Stay with Me
3.61
Cece and Mack are two teens who meet while working in a small busy restaurant in an unnamed big city (which I took to be New York). Cece is a gifted s ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Crossing Lines
3.55
How do you respond when a clearly different student transfers to your school and makes friends with your sister...when your own friends are prone to b ...more
Jun 22, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Paper Covers Rock
3.40
"Paper Covers Rock" is an astoundingly well written novel. Though it bears more than a passing thematic nod to "A Separate Peace" as a guilt-infused b ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
 
The Dear One
3.93
At first Feni and Rebecca seem, and believe themselves to be, as different as can be. Feni lives in a well-to-do neighborhood and leads a comparativel ...more
Sep 23, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
 
Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Village to Capital of Black America
3.48
Few neighborhoods hold as strong a visceral hold on our collective imagination as Harlem, and few exemplify the fluidity of change as well. More than ...more
Aug 11, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
 
The Underdogs
4.10
Mike Lupica is very reliably able to crank out inspiring sports-related novels for middle schoolers, and this one, about a 7th grader working to get h ...more
Sep 23, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
 
Shelter (Mickey Bolitar, #1)
3.91
Break-neck pacing and meticulously well-drawn characters make this YA novel a real grabber. As the new kid in town, Mickey Bolitar has a lot of questi ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
 
Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
3.92
Anyone who lived in or near Chicago in the fall of 1994 remembers the story of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, the 11 year-old gang member who shot two peopl ...more
Jan 10, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick (Perry & Gobi, #1)
3.64
Seventeen year-old Perry lets his parents talk him into taking Gobi, their Lithuanian exchange student, to the prom, on the night his band finally lan ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
Oops...I mentioned eons ago that I had started reading this one, but for some reason never updated my progress. Yes! I finished it. Yes! It was really ...more
May 12, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
3.79
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
3.40
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Lord of the Flies
3.60
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Sense and Sensibility
4.04
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Sep 07, 2011
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.76
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
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Sep 07, 2011
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.72
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Sep 07, 2011
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
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Sep 07, 2011
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.30
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.00
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Sep 07, 2011
 
Animal Farm
3.80
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Sep 07, 2011
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