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Trafficked by Kim Purcell

Trafficked Trafficked by Kim Purcell

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Hannah is a seventeen year old from Moldova who has lost both her parents in a bombing. She is brought to…

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Added by bj neary on February 9, 2013 at 2:22pm — 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 December 26, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman

Climbing the Stairs Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Vidya is an Indian girl in the 1940's with a close knit family. Vidya's…

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Added by bj neary on November 14, 2012 at 7:31pm — No Comments

Leap of Faith by Anne Schraff

Leap of Faith Leap of Faith by Anne Schraff

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



This is the first book I have read in the Urban Underground series. For reluctant readers, this…

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Added by bj neary on August 4, 2012 at 10:16pm — No Comments

The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour

The Disenchantments The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



I loved LaCour's Hold Still and boy did I love this one too! Colby is such a…

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Added by bj neary on August 4, 2012 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Wicked Girls by Stephanie Hemphill

Wicked Girls Wicked Girls by Stephanie Hemphill

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Wicked Girls is a great novel in verse exploring the Salem Witch Trials and the young girls…

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Added by bj neary on July 23, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Exposed by Kimberly Marcus

Exposed Exposed by Kimberly Marcus

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Liz is a great photographer, a senior with a loyal boyfriend, and best friend forever in Kate since they were…

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Added by bj neary on May 30, 2012 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Dead to You by Lisa McMann

Dead to You Dead to You by Lisa McMann

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



OMG I am not really sure about the ending, I can't stop thinking about it, so that makes it all the more…

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Added by bj neary on May 30, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Dead End in Norvelt Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



I couldn't stop laughing with and at Jack Gantos in this sweetly humorous book! After…

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Added by bj neary on May 22, 2012 at 8:08pm — No Comments

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



All I can say is that this book was just as suspenseful and nerve wracking as the Maze… Continue

Added by bj neary on October 22, 2011 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Chasing Tail Lights by Patrick Jones

Chasing Tail Lights Chasing Tail Lights by Patrick Jones

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Patrick Jones has such a way with his characters in this book! Christy is now… Continue

Added by bj neary on October 13, 2011 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent (Divergent, #1) Divergent by Veronica Roth

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Roth's first dystopian novel is thrilling, packed with suspense as it tells the story of Beatrice (Tris) whose… Continue

Added by bj neary on October 2, 2011 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Dark Dude by Oscar Hijuelos

Dark Dude Dark Dude by Oscar Hijuelos

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Dark Dude has such a great cast of characters. They all have their problems, but it is Gilberto and Rico, who… Continue

Added by bj neary on September 8, 2011 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti

Something Like Fate Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



The characters in this romance novel are all really finely drawn by Colasanti… Continue

Added by bj neary on September 2, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

Bruiser Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



I love Neal Shusterman and his writing---no matter what he puts into words, he creates a very believable scenario.… Continue

Added by bj neary on August 21, 2011 at 6:57pm — No Comments

You Are Not Here by Samantha Schutz

You Are Not Here You Are Not Here by Samantha Schutz

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Shutz's latest novel in verse is fiction about a Annaleah who has a secret relationship… Continue

Added by bj neary on August 21, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Beautiful Darkness (Caster Chronicles, #2) Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I waited quite awhile to read this 2nd book (loved…

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Added by bj neary on August 21, 2011 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) The Maze Runner by James Dashner

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



OMG, I couldn't put this book down---and I am in the middle of an online course with tons of… Continue

Added by bj neary on July 28, 2011 at 5:20pm — 1 Comment

Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers

Some Girls Are Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Talk about mean girls!!! Regina is 2nd in command of the Fearsome Five (Anna is her best… Continue

Added by bj neary on July 28, 2011 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Girl Wonder by Alexa Martin

Girl Wonder Girl Wonder by Alexa Martin

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I was not a fan of the lead character, Charlotte Locke. It is tough to move your senior year, but Charlotte… Continue

Added by bj neary on July 28, 2011 at 5:08pm — No Comments

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