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Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by Obert Skye

First: hello lovely followers!  I don’t know what it was, but, like, seventeen people decided to follow me in a two or three day period.  Which is kind of amazing, because before that I don’t think I had anyone following me.   492 more words

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Coraline

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Pub: 2002

When a little girl goes exploring behind a locked door in her home, she ends up in an alternate world with a button-eyed “other mother” who wants to keep her there. 145 more words

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Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls 1)

Born at Midnight is an unapologetically young teen oriented book that tackles issues of teen pregnancy, drugs, bullying, parent issues, and more within an urban fantasy setting. 282 more words

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The Mighty Lalouche by Matthew Olshan and Sophie Blackall

The Mighty Lalouche tells the tale of postman who loses his job to technology. How will he take care of his finch Genevieve? He finds an advertisement for boxing and decides to give it a go. 85 more words

Children’s

Warning! Do not open this book! by Adam Lehrhaupt and Matthew Forsythe

What a tantalizing title with an equally tantalizing story! I picked this one up as a lark at the public library, because . . . how could I not? 90 more words

Children’s

Silver by Chris Wooding

Silver is a well written and easy to follow tween/young teen oriented thriller. Although full of action and interest, the plot does feel like we’ve seen it before and the characters can be hard to get into. 417 more words

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Maddie’s Dream is a well written and modern story inspired by the story Misty of Chiincoteague by Marguerite Henry. Main character Maddie is a good, strong, role model who is loyal to her friends and in love with her pony Cloudy. 198 more words

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