Raised by Wolves

Raised by Wolves

Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes My rating: 4 of 5 stars A number of things drew me to this book. 1. Melissa Marr tweeted (very positively) about it and I love her books. 2. It’s about werewolves. If you’re team Jacob or just team “werewolves are not all… Read more »

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Sherwood Smith

Sherwood Smith

I first came across Sherwood Smith when Crown Duet was recommended to me by YA author Anne Osterlund (you HAVE to read her books Aurelia and Academy 7!!!) I went to the book store and bought Court Duet expecting to pick it up now and again when I had some… Read more »

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I love the mail!!

I love the mail!!

So, when I went to leave the house yesterday I nearly stepped on a large brown box outside my door. I assumed it was the incredibly cool Hunger Games stuff I ordered (board game, journal, keychain. shirt, etc…) but it wasn’t. It was something completely unexpected… a box of ARCs… Read more »

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The Drake Chronicles

The Drake Chronicles

The Drake Chronicles by: Alyxandra Harvey I bought the first two books in this series a couple weeks ago but didn’t have time to sit down and read them until yesterday. I’m glad I waited for a day when I could read both at once… if there had been something… Read more »

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2010 Young Adult Reading Challenge

How did I miss this?!?! Home Girl’s Book Blog is doing a YA reading challenge (check it out here) It is so my kind of thing!! I’ve signed up to read 75 YA books this year. Since the year is more than half over I went through my goodreads profile… Read more »

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Radiant Shadows

Radiant Shadows

Radiant Shadows by: Melissa Marr I briefly mentioned Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely series of books in a previous post nearly a year ago. I want to revisit them for a number of reasons. 1. That’s what happens when you read really good books….you want to tell everyone about them! 2…. Read more »

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The Adoration of Jenna Fox

The Adoration of Jenna Fox

My Thoughts: I know that this book isn’t new but I had to blog about it anyway! I read it in November and absolutely loved it!! It gives you so much to think about and discuss! I’ve passed it around to a number of teachers and students that I work… Read more »

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

My Thoughts: You have to love a book that starts out by disproving the adage “You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friends nose.” John Green and David Levithan tell this story in alternating chapters. All of the odd chapters are… Read more »

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Eva Ibbotson

Eva Ibbotson

Okay, I admit it, I like these books. The reason this is difficult for me to admit is that I am not a huge fan of romance. Actually, maybe it’s just the connotation that I think of when I hear that a book is a “romance.” But, as I said,… Read more »

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Keturah and Lord Death

Keturah and Lord Death

My Thoughts: I randomly picked this book up at the bookstore yesterday. I vaguely remember hearing about it as a National Book Award finalist but that’s it. The cover is what really caught my attention. I really didn’t have any expectations going in to it. This is the story of… Read more »

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