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Believe
3.14
did not like it
While on a trip to Israel when she was six years old, Janine Freeman was the sole survivor of a suicide bomber. Now she is sixteen, and the man who re ...more
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
Night Hoops
4.07
it was amazing
“A point guard has to go with the flow of the game. If that means passing the ball five times in a row to the same player, then that’s what it means. ...more
not set
Dec 09, 2011
 
Independence Hall (I, Q, #1)
4.05
did not like it
I.Q. Independence Hall
by Roland Smith
This adventure novel had my attention quickly, because it featured two kids whose parents were rock stars. Becaus
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not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
The Cay (The Cay, #1)
3.74
it was amazing
Sometimes it's fun to pick up a favorite old novel so that you can savor the experience of loving the words the author has written all over again. The ...more
not set
Dec 09, 2011
 
Houdini: The Handcuff King
3.45
really liked it
Houdini The Handcuff King
by Jason Lutes and Nick BertozziPart
I found this story about Ehrich Weiss, a.k.a. Houdini, very interesting and easy to rea
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not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
Beneath a Scarlet Sky
4.42
it was amazing
This is perhaps the finest work of historical "fiction"/based on a true story I have ever encountered. The characters are relate-able and engaging, th ...more
Aug 10, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
 
Wolf Island (The Demonata, #8)
4.22
really liked it
Wolf Island
By Darren Shan
Every Demonata reader knows that the Lambs are a necessary evil, ridding the world of innocent—albeit dangerous—teens who mo
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not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
My Life in Pink & Green
3.95
liked it
My Life in Pink and Green
by Lisa Greenwald
Anyone who knows me can tell you that I am a recycling fool. If I could “Go Green” all the way and minimize
...more
not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
Closed for the Season
3.90
it was ok
Closed for the Season
by Mary Downing Hahn
What would you do if you moved into a new house and you found out that an old lady was found murdered inside?
...more
not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
The Nightworld
3.41
really liked it
The Nightworld
by Jack Blaine
HarperCollins
4 Scribbles
Nick’s senior year starts looking up the moment stunning Lara Hanover invites him to her summer ki
...more
Mar 13, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
 
Chasing the Sun (Land of the Lone Star, # 1)
4.01
it was ok
This is a Christian novel, and therefore, the theme of faith in God and Christian behavior is primary to the story and writing. I enjoyed the plotting ...more
May 16, 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Brothers, Boyfriends & Other Criminal Minds
3.99
it was amazing
April, is a sassy freshman who is the family "misfit" in Dyker Heights, a.k.a. Mobster Central, but lucky for her she has a good head on her shoulders ...more
not set
Dec 09, 2011
 
Million-Dollar Throw
4.13
really liked it
Million Dollar Throw
by Mike Lupica
Nate has the football arm NFL recruiters only dream about. But when his best friend Abby hooks him up with a chanc
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not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
The Underground Railroad
4.03
it was amazing
I chose this novel because it won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2017 and last year's National Book Award for Fiction. I found it to be a highly in ...more
not set
Aug 04, 2017
 
The Girl Factory: A Memoir
3.25
it was ok
Dietrich details her experience growing up in Pennsylvania in a factory town with parents who are lifelong Anchor Glass Factory employees.

I'm not a p
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Jan 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
Afterglow
3.70
did not like it
When David and Chelsea first meet, a hook up via their best friends, they despise one another, but that tension soon blossoms into something else--att ...more
Jun 28, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Fatherless (Fatherless #1)
3.89
really liked it
Dr. James Dobson and Kurt Bruner craft book one of this futuristic trilogy with a powerful hook, followed by an examination of the fiscal future of th ...more
Mar 14, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
 
Break My Heart 1,000 Times
3.45
it was amazing
Thanks to Netgalley for this wonderful reading experience!
To be released October 16, 2012

Since “The Event” years before, where millions of people were
...more
Aug 30, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
34 Pieces of You
3.49
really liked it
This novel reads like The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chobsky meets Looking for Alaska by John Green. Told in the alternating voices of Jak ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
The Obsidian Blade (The Klaatu Diskos, #1)
3.37
it was ok

Candlewick
The Obsidian Blade
By Pete Hautman
2 Scribbles
Tucker is thirteen when he sees his father, the devout Reverend Feye, disappear through a hazy
...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Life Happens Next
3.79
it was amazing
When I read Stuck in Neutral, ten years ago, I remember being impressed by the story of Shawn, moved by Shawn’s character, his realistic and cynical v ...more
Sep 05, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
Eleanor & Park
4.10
it was amazing
Have you ever heard someone trash the idea of young love? What’s great about this novel is that it takes the world’s cynical outlook on young love and ...more
Jan 24, 2014
Dec 03, 2013
 
Z. Rex (The Hunting, #1)
3.88
really liked it
Z Rex: The Hunting Book One
Stephen Cole
Imagine if your dad worked as a video game designer. That would be awesome right? And what if his latest desig
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not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
The Dovekeepers
4.03
it was amazing
The Dovekeepers is a tale of survival told in the alternating voices of four substantial and mesmerizing women who were expelled from Jerusalem, some ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
 
Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message
4.19
liked it
I think I was a little disappointed in this book, but I should preface that with a disclaimer; I listened to it the book on audio and didn't realize i ...more
May 05, 2014
May 08, 2014
 
The Indigo Notebook (Notebook, #1)
3.93
really liked it
The Indigo Notebook
by Laura Resau
“There is an inner wakefulness that directs the dream. And that will eventually startle us back to the truth of who
...more
not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
4.02
it was amazing
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip Hoose
What is the name of the first person to refuse to give up her seat on a segregated bus in the so
...more
not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
Hush
3.74
liked it
Hush
Evie and her sister Annie weren't always unhappy. You see, they weren't even born Evie and Annie. Their father, a dedicated cop, chose to do the r
...more
not set
Dec 09, 2011
 
A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials
3.80
it was ok
A Break With Charity
by Ann Rinaldi
Susanna English lives in Salem, Massachusetts during the early colonial years of our country's history. That means P
...more
not set
Nov 29, 2011
 
The Rules of Survival
3.98
it was amazing
Abuse can be physical, but more often abuse is emotional, mental, and sticks with a person long after the abuse itself has stopped. Matt understands t ...more
not set
Nov 29, 2011
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