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Christina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
by Maggie Stiefvater (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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The Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks
The Road of the Dead
by Kevin Brooks
read in September, 2014
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I didn't care much for this book; even after sticking with it through the very slow dark and broody beginning to where it gets suddenly very violent and action-packed (but still dark and broody!), I still just didn't like it. The mystical aspect of R...more
Christina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
When We Wake by Karen Healey
When We Wake (When We Wake, #1)
by Karen Healey (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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An interesting science fiction story about a teen girl who dies from a sniper's bullet at a political rally in 2027, and wakes up in a hospital 100 years later, having been cryogenically frozen and reawakened when the technology was available. Tegan...more
Christina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Women of the Frontier by Brandon Marie Miller
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Excellent nonfiction book for teens about pioneer women--from what life was like for women traveling the Oregon Trail, to how the Donner Party fared (excerpts from a surviving woman's diary), to a chapter on prostitutes, to a chapter on Native Americ...more
Christina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Fangirl
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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I really enjoyed this book, a story of one girl's transition to college and adult life, how she finds her place as an individual and not just the quieter half of a set of twin sisters, and learns to let go a little of her childhood obsessions. The ch...more
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The Extra by Kathryn Lasky
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Good Brother, Bad Brother by James Cross Giblin
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A fascinating dual biography of the famous brothers, both actors but in many ways opposites, as Edwin voted for Lincoln but John would end up assassinating the President. I enjoyed the details about the stage culture of the 1860's, I had no idea how...more
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Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin
Lincoln's Grave Robbers
by Steve Sheinkin
read in March, 2014
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Tells the true story of how counterfeiter "Big Jim" Kennally concocted a scheme to steal President Abraham Lincoln's body from its vault in Springfield Illinois, in order to ransom it! (Because his best counterfeit engraving artist was in prison, and...more
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The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
The Light in the Forest
by Conrad Richter
read in February, 2014
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Finally read this classic "white boy captured by Indians and doesn't want to reintegrate into white society" book. I can see why it was popular back when it was first published in 1953 (and it's still periodically used on local school reading lists,...more
Christina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Catch Me When I Fall by Vicki  Leigh
Catch Me When I Fall (Dreamcatcher #1)
by Vicki Leigh (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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A fun paranormal action/romance for teens! Daniel is a Dreamcatcher, working as a team with a Dreamweaver to protect humans from Nightmares--actual demonic beings who visit humans while they're sleeping to feed off their fears. Daniel kills these bei...more
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