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The Dream Thieves - The Raven Boys #2

I paid this book the highest compliment…literally. After I finished Dream Thieves, I went out and purchased it! I love this series and want to share it with my students so I purchased both the first and second book to add to my classroom li...

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Moose - The Puppy Place #23

Charles and his sister, Lizzie, love dogs so much that their family helps foster dogs until they find the perfect homes for them. So seeing Moose, a puppy Great Dane who is frightened of everything around him because all he knows is being c...

5 Stars

Calling All Pets! - Pet Hotel #1

When twins Meg and Charlie find out that they have to move into their great-great-aunt’s hotel to help take care of it with her, they aren’t too happy with the news. When the family arrives at the Diamond Hotel, they can’t believe how rundo...

5 Stars

Grave Images

Bernie and her family run a monument company called Alpine Monuments in which they supply burial tombstones to families. It’s hard enough making friends at the age of thirteen, but considering the line of business the family is in, it makes...

4 Stars

Green Angel - Green Angel, #1

A very odd, very short little story, and aside from the obvious 'time heals most' message, it's kind of sweet.  It is nice metaphor for the message, and the imagery is good, but there's so little of it, I'm not sure what to say about i...

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  • Author: Alice Hoffman
  • Review by: Roza
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press

Catching Fire - The Second Book of the Hunger Games

Catching Fire was really good. It wasn't "blow my mind" good, but I think that was because of the high expectations set by book 1, The Hunger Games. This book was well thought out, and it was obvious to me that the author knew her character...

4 Stars

The Hunger Games

This is a really great book. At first I put it off because I felt like it was a chance for Twilight all over…where the movie was better than the books. That is not the case here. I purchased the first book, The Hunger Games, and planned to...

4 Stars

Hannah - Daughters of the Sea Series #1

Hannah has grown up in an orphanage all her life. She seems to be a normal girl except for an odd infatuation with the sea. When she becomes of the age to be sent to work, Hannah discovers she is being sent away from the sea. The farther aw...

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Dawn

Dawn has been living in her head the last two years, ever since her drug-addicted, alcoholic, born again Christian dad left. Dawn has been a loner ever since. But one night an odd surprise happens. The two coolest girls in school come over...

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The School For Dangerous Girls

Angela's parents think she is a rebellious girl because of her behavior and attitude. But after an accident involving Angela's grandfather and "bad boy" boyfriend, her parents send her to Hidden Oak, a school devoted to "bad...

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Thirteenth Child - Frontier Magic Series , #1

What would Little House on the Prairie have been like if the Ingalls could do magic? How would our history have played out if there had been magical creatures that had to be dealt with as our country was settled? The Thirteenth Child is abo...

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The Clone Codes

Oh, look. Slavery is bad. Oh, look, we need to teach children this fact, in hopes of preventing any of them from becoming despots and tyrants when they grow up. But slavery in the USA was so long ago, and it’s all history, none of the...

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  • Authors: Patricia McKissack, Fredrick L. McKissack
  • Review by: Roza
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press

Gentlemen

I’m sorry, but if I were a teenage boy, I would not appreciate being hit over the head by a cautionary tale about how I shouldn’t jump to conclusions and be careful about who I spend time with and always speak the truth. I came...

2 Stars
  • Author: Michael Northrop
  • Review by: Roza
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press

Fever Crumb

Fever Crumb is the only girl engineer ever. She has been raised by Dr. Crumb ever since she was an infant. Fever has been raised to think rationally and scientifically. One day she is sent out to help an archeologist uncover a new find. Tha...

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Wish

Olivia Larsen has just moved to a new town with her mom and dad. When she is told that she must attend a special dinner, Olivia must find a special dress for it. Olivia finds the perfect dress but it has a gash in the side. Olivia drops the...

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Numbers

Jem has a unique gift; she is able to see the date on which people will die. So she has always avoided getting close to people. That is until she meets Spider. Jem begins to have feelings for him, but she wants to take it slow because of hi...

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The Lonely Hearts Club

I actually really enjoyed this. It is a really cute story. Although I did feel that the main premise of the story was something that I had seen before. Penny had been wronged by a guy and decided it was time to be done for them, at least fo...

5 Stars

Melting Stones - Circle of Magic Universe Series

Melting Stones is another of Tamora Pierce’s delightful tales of the young mages that are the proteges of the Winding Circle adepts.  Evumeimei (Evvy) is a young stone mage who has seen her share of troubles in her short life.&nb...

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  • Author: Tamora Pierce
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press

Lips Touch : Three Times

Three stories. Three kisses, all with horrible—or wonderful?—consequences. Goblins hunt girls who long for what they don't have. The most beautiful voice can't be heard, even by a lover, or all who hear it will die. A young girl...

5 Stars