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All the Right Stuff by Walter Dean Myers

All the Right Stuff All the Right Stuff by Walter Dean Myers

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Paul DuPree is a teen who has lost his hardly present dad to a shooting…

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Added by bj neary on February 9, 2013 at 4:16pm — No Comments

The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners (The Diviners, #1) The Diviners by Libba Bray

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Libba Bray’s The Diviners was thrilling to read; I did not want to rip myself away from the 1920s world Bray…

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Added by bj neary on February 9, 2013 at 1:57pm — No Comments

This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

This is Not a Test This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I really love author Courtney Summers but I just don't love zombie books.…

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Added by bj neary on September 23, 2012 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1) Wither by Lauren DeStefano

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I liked this book and really felt like I was withering along with all the other "brides" of Linden. Imagine a…

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Added by bj neary on September 23, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Every Day by David Levithan

Every Day Every Day by David Levithan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Wow, I just really loved this book, A. and Rhiannon, and the many other people A is each day. But I was…

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Added by bj neary on September 23, 2012 at 7:07pm — No Comments

White Cat (Curseworkers #1) by Holly Black

White Cat (Curse Workers, #1) White Cat by Holly Black

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Since I really enjoyed the Tithe Series, I knew I was going to love this first book in the Curse Workers series!…

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Added by bj neary on September 23, 2012 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Take Me There by Susane Colasanti

Take Me There Take Me There by Susane Colasanti

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Love Susane Colasanti books! Told by three different friends' perspectives; Rhiannon has…

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Added by bj neary on August 4, 2012 at 10:24pm — No Comments

If You Really Loved Me by Anne Schraff

If You Really Loved Me (Urban Underground #4) If You Really Loved Me by Anne Schraff

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Part of the Urban Underground series, I liked Destini, who was really…

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Added by bj neary on July 23, 2012 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti

Keep Holding On Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Susane Colasanti has written a very telling novel about teens and bullying. Noelle's…

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Added by bj neary on July 6, 2012 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Under the Mesquite Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



What a wonderful, intense novel in verse concerning Lupita’s…

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Added by bj neary on March 2, 2012 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Between Shades of Gray Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Fifteen year old Lina’s life in Lithuania changes drastically when the…

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Added by bj neary on March 2, 2012 at 5:57pm — 2 Comments

Take Me There by Carolee Dean

Take Me There Take Me There by Carolee Dean

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I so wanted to give this book 5 stars. I loved the main character, Dylan. He had a horrible life and he… Continue

Added by bj neary on October 13, 2011 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Ballad by Maggie Stievfater

James Morgan and his best friend, Deidre(Dee) have awesome musical abilities. James plays the bagpipes, is annoyingly egotistical, funny and brash to all his friends, and sarcastic towards almost everyone else. He is desperately in love with Dee, but something happened the summer…

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Added by bj neary on February 11, 2010 at 10:28am — No Comments

Wake by Lisa McMann

Wake (Dream Catcher, #1) Wake by Lisa McMann



My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wake was certainly an absorbing, entertaining read. My reluctant readers will be sucked into this story. Janie is real, her pain, her… Continue

Added by bj neary on January 5, 2010 at 7:08pm — No Comments

The Brothers Torres by Coert Voorhees

The Brothers Torres The Brothers Torres by Coert Voorhees



My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This multicultural fiction novel from Coert Voorhees was great! The cover of the… Continue

Added by bj neary on January 5, 2010 at 7:06pm — No Comments

The Death of Jayson Porter by Jaime Adoff

The Death of Jayson Porter The Death of Jayson Porter by Jaime Adoff



My rating: 5 of 5 stars…





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Added by bj neary on January 5, 2010 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Nailed by Patrick Harris

Nailed Nailed by Patrick Jones



My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Just like hos other book, Things Change, Nailed is such a great book in character study. Bret Hendricks is a kid who loves to… Continue

Added by bj neary on January 5, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How To Sat Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford

How to Say Goodbye in Robot How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford



My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Thanks Jen for a great book to read based on your… Continue

Added by bj neary on January 5, 2010 at 6:58pm — No Comments

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