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First Date by Melody Carlson

The only reason I picked up this book was because it said it was about sophomores (which applies to me) (but it wasn’t actually about sophomores!)  and people who hadn’t dated before (which also applies to me). 283 more words

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars
Lockhart, E.
Delacorte Press. 2014. ISBN: 9780385741262


The Sinclairs are a perfect all-American family – tall, tan, athletic old-blood Democrats with a private summer island. 600 more words

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Revolution, by Jennifer Donnelly

Jennifer Donnelly
2010 Random House Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN – 9780385737630
Genre – Realistic/Historic Fiction, Audiobook
Age – High School
2 Stars… 360 more words


2015 Rebecca Caudill Roundup: Almost Home by Joan Bauer

My, but the world would be a more  beautiful place to live in if there were more people like Sugar Mae Cole in it. As a sixth grader, she experiences more hardships than most of us will ever know: the death of her beloved grandfather, eviction, homelessness, a mother who mentally shuts down, a gambler of a father who only comes around when  334 more words


The Casual Vacancy - J. K. Rowling

Title : The Casual Vacancy (Perebutan Kursi Kosong)
Author : J. K. Rowling (2012)
Translator : Esti A. Budihabsari, Andityas Prabantoro, dan Rini Nurul Badariah… 847 more words

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Laurie Halse Anderson Tackles PTSD In New Gripping Read

Laurie Halse Anderson is brilliant at taking on social issues.  The Impossible Knife Of Memory explores PTSD in veterans.  Hayley’s father, Andy, served in Iraq.  They have just moved to his home town to the house he grew up in so Hayley can go to high school.  351 more words

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (Review)

Synopsis: A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. 703 more words

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