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Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu

Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu

Devoted is the story of Rachel, a 17 year old girl growing up in the Quiverfull Movement who is maturing to an age where she should be prepared to be the perfect “helpmeet”. 323 more words

Realistic Fiction

Drama with substance! + HELP!

The ever (not to ME…) intriguing “drama” books.


I get the appeal. Really, I do.

They’re meant for high interest-low level. I get it. 230 more words

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

How does an author who already won so many accolades to continue pushing herself for such new heights?

This book has no surprising twist ending: magical or SciFi-esque; it has no flashy mystery elements; it is set in an ordinary school with ordinary middle school students — but yet, one cannot stop reading it because we as readers care so much about the interior lives of the characters (three “main” plus the supporting cast).   58 more words

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Review: Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

Pre-read: Yeah, I’m re-reading this book for this year because apparently I’m on a Sarah Dessen kick from my library. I’m really looking forward to it. 538 more words


TCK World View – Neal Shusterman’s Challenger Deep

Gifted and artistic, Caden Bosch is not your average high school student. Caden has always been plagued by the inner workings of his mind but lately his thoughts have consumed him and caused him to behave in an odd and troublesome manner. 197 more words

Young Adult

Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

When we meet her, Emi is just graduating high school and finishing up an internship for a production designer on a big studio in her hometown of Los Angeles, CA. 278 more words

Young Adult

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

Title: The Start of Me and You
Author: Emery Lord
Date Read: August 31
Format: Hardcover from local library

Please forgive any spelling errors in this post, folks, because I’ve just been done in by another book. 548 more words

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