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Chasing Harry Winston
3.32
did not like it
I can handle a great deal of questionable material in my reading, if I feel like it has some merit. Within the first fifty pages, this book has superf ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Dec 10, 2008
 
Thin
4.00
really liked it
I think that this book would really appeal to teenage girls, seeing as anorexia and body image are such common problems with this age group. The pictu ...more
not set
Apr 17, 2009
 
The Book Thief
4.36
really liked it
I think that the book would appeal to teens because of the situations in which Liesel finds herself. Certainly, teens are always interested in learnin ...more
Jun 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
The Help
4.45
it was amazing
Fantastic book. Superb writing, motivating plotline, and interesting content and characters. Three women--two black and one white--tell about what it' ...more
Aug 2010
Aug 11, 2010
 
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
4.15
liked it
The horror of Ishmael's situation and the trials he faces as a young teenage would certainly appeal to a vast audience. I will admit, though, that it ...more
Jan 15, 2009
Dec 10, 2008
 
Miracle's Boys
3.89
really liked it
I think this book would appeal to teens because it deals with issues that are wide-spread and common, no matter where you live. People have always dea ...more
Mar 2009
Mar 18, 2009
 
Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
4.12
liked it
Hot off the heels of Graceling, I ran down to the library (actually I reserved and had Scott pick up the book) to get my hands on a copy. I was crushi ...more
Oct 21, 2010
Oct 21, 2010
 
Annie on My Mind
3.97
it was ok
This book would appeal to teens that are experiencing conflicts with their sexual identity. If they were questioning their homosexuality, this would b ...more
not set
Mar 12, 2009
 
The President's Daughter
3.96
liked it
Meg's mother has always been a hard-working politician, but now she decides to run for President of the United States. Full of teenage-angst, this int ...more
Jan 04, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
 
Cane River
4.04
really liked it
This book follows four generations of black women who work as slaves in Cane River, Louisiana. Based on the author's own genealogy, she plots a story ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
 
Fallen Angels
3.98
really liked it
I think that this book would be appealing to teens who are interested in warfare or what happened during the Vietnam War. Boys would also be intereste ...more
Mar 2009
Mar 03, 2009
 
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
4.21
liked it
This book is definitely for a younger-age reading audience. Those who like supernatural stories will probably like this one. It is definitely a little ...more
not set
Apr 17, 2009
 
White House Autumn (2008 Revision)
4.02
it was ok
The second in the series, Meg is still coming to terms with the fact that her mother is now president. When the President gets shot, Meg has to deal w ...more
Mar 20, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
 
A Curse Dark as Gold
3.56
really liked it
I think there is definitely a trend moving more towards fantasy and this book fits nicely into that. Based upon the story of Rumpelstiltskin, this boo ...more
not set
Apr 09, 2009
 
Emilie's Creative Home Organizer
3.85
it was ok
Didn't finish reading this one as it definitely wasn't worth the time investment. The entire book is a bullet-ed list of advice, most of which is vast ...more
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
 
The White Darkness
3.46
liked it
I think that teens would relate well to the adventure and mystery of the story. I would assume that most teens don't know a whole lot about Antartica ...more
Jan 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
Jellicoe Road
4.15
really liked it
I think this book would appeal to many teens because the central issues of the novel are timeless and cross cultural and racial barriers. I know that ...more
Feb 2009
Feb 15, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
I think a large number of teens (females in particular) would be drawn to the book by the love triangle that exists between Katniss, Peeta and the boy ...more
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Read-Aloud Handbook
4.39
really liked it
The perfect read for any parent, teacher, librarian, or reader (all of which I am!). A strong support of reading-aloud and a wealth of useful informat ...more
Oct 27, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
 
The Eight (The Eight #1)
3.92
it was ok
The book revolves around an ancient chess set two women (one in 18th century France and the other in "modern" day 1975) must protect with their lives. ...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
American Born Chinese
3.88
liked it
This book was a bit difficult to follow in the begining, with all the different plot lines, but I was impressed with the way it came together at the e ...more
not set
Mar 12, 2009
 
A Spy in the House (The Agency, #1)
3.77
really liked it
Mary finds herself rescued from hanging as a theif only to recieve a lady's education and become a spy. Not only is the writing strong, but this is su ...more
Nov 08, 2010
Nov 08, 2010
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.34
really liked it
I think this book would appeal to teens because it deals with real issues and real life. Plus, it introduces teens to a new culture (Afghanistan) that ...more
not set
Nov 18, 2008
 
Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom (Death Note, #1)
4.42
liked it
Manga novels are really popular for a large number of teenage readers and I think that this one would be a favorite. Reluctant readers could easily be ...more
not set
Feb 28, 2009
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.95
really liked it
I really enjoyed reading this book and I think younger/lower-level teenage girls will like reading it too. I found the romance to be appealing and mot ...more
not set
Nov 18, 2008
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
it was amazing
I absolutely love this book! I listened to it as an audiobook and it was an amazing experience. Since Sherman Alexie actually reads the story himself, ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2009
 
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)
3.49
liked it
I think that teens would be interested in this little-known aspect of history. I certainly wasn't aware of the types of experiments that were being co ...more
Feb 19, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
I think that this novel would really appeal to boys. They would like the relationships between the boys in the novel and I think that they would be in ...more
not set
Dec 03, 2008
 
Speak
4.00
it was amazing
I think this book would really appeal to teens because it deals with heavy issues of interest to young adults--finding friends, trusting adults, and d ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 03, 2008
 
Sold
4.19
really liked it
I think that teens like to learn about other cultures and ways of life. This novel is definitely one that presents a little-known culture. I think man ...more
not set
Mar 12, 2009
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