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BZRK (BZRK, #1)
3.71
***No Spoilers***

As I have "seen" some things while reading Michael Grant's new title, I'd like to share them with you. . .if only in an effort to abs
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Feb 25, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
3.58
April 13th, 2012:

Jesse Andrews's name and this particular title have come up in two separate conversations or interactions this week. This means that
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Dec 17, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
It's Not All Black and White: Multiracial Youth Speak Out
3.87
The personal narratives, essays, and poems from twenty mixed-race teens writing together as the Making Sense of One group sponsored by St. Stephen's C ...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
The Children and the Wolves
3.31
Adam Rapp won a Prinz Honor for PUNKZILLA, a wonderful but edgy Hero's Journey story about a young man strung out but trying to get to his terminally ...more
Feb 05, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
 
My Book of Life by Angel
3.88
A gutsy read here with a need for some consideration regarding reader advisory. Angel is a runaway who has been taken in under the care of "Call," who ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
 
Slide (Slide, #1)
3.68
A thrilling page-turner that reads like Quantum Leap meets a good Scooby Doo mystery.

But don't let my mash-up here deter you from wanting to read Jil
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Mar 26, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
 
Camp
3.53
Every secret has its price. . .

I am coming out to call Elaine Wolf's CAMP the sleeper hit of the YA genre in 2012. Elaine Wolf has been actively advoc
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Jun 06, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves
3.80
A powerful collection of letters written by some of today's most successful young adult authors to their teen-aged selves.

Among the letters and doodl
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Sep 02, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
Extremities: Stories of Death, Murder, and Revenge
3.34
I don't have to have to post an honest review. I like David Lubar. I consider him a friend of the business as much as a reader might consider the auth ...more
Jun 12, 2013
May 31, 2013
 
The Downside of Being Up
3.16
This is one you'll have to read for yourself. The subject of the book is one of a personal, but most familiar, issue for boys.

With NERD GIRLS and now
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Dec 02, 2011
 
Why We Broke Up
3.51
Okay. I see the overall package of the book, but unlike another YA that is out now where fictitious authors create fictitious works that weave with so ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Crash (Visions, #1)
3.72
Cut from some of the creative cloth that gave readers WAKE, FADE, and GONE, Lisa McMann will be ringing in 2013 with a new series. VISIONS BOOK ONE is ...more
Aug 25, 2012
Aug 07, 2012
 
Things I Have to Tell You: Poems and Writing by Teenage Girls
4.03
I was able to find this 2001 collection from Betsy Franco on the web. It came in nearly pristine condition and I am so pleased to add this collection ...more
May 30, 2012
May 30, 2012
 
Something like Normal
3.83
One of the first YA titles I have read start to finish in a long time. Trish Doller, who thanks a group of Marines in her acknowledgments, has capture ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
Chopsticks
3.65
CHOPSTICKS needs to be experienced. I cannot do it justice in the words I might try to offer here. What Jessica Anthony does with a simple composition ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
The Year of the Beasts
3.53
Tessa and Celina are on the brink of their sophomore summer. Summer is always marked by the arrival of the circus. And though Tessa is the first to se ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
 
The Catastrophic History of You and Me
4.03
As the hour is late, more to say about this book tomorrow. . .
Feb 26, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
 
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
3.62
Review to come. Fans of ONE CRAZY SUMMER will not want to miss this non-fiction based account of the Young Lords and the East Harlem Garbage Offensive ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
 
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2)
4.22
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Oct 22, 2011
 
Going Bovine
3.65
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Oct 23, 2011
 
Something Like Hope
4.00
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Oct 23, 2011
 
King of the Mild Frontier: An Ill-Advised Autobiography
3.97
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Oct 23, 2011
 
Dirty Little Secrets
3.76
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Oct 24, 2011
 
Purge
3.77
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Oct 24, 2011
 
Ashes (Ashes Trilogy, #1)
3.94
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Oct 22, 2011
 
Girl Meets Boy: Because There Are Two Sides to Every Story
3.03
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Jan 13, 2012
Dec 01, 2011
 
Stupid Fast (Stupid Fast, #1)
3.88
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Oct 22, 2011
 
Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking, #3)
4.28
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Oct 22, 2011
 
Forbidden
4.07
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Jan 19, 2012
 
Fallout
4.30
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Oct 23, 2011
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