Category Archives: YA

Book Review: Princess Academy

Author: Shannon Hale Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s, 2007 Genre: Young Adult Ficton, Grades 5 through 9 Award Won: Newberry Honor Award My Rating: B+ Summary from the School Library Journal: The thought of being a princess never occurred to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Name of the Book: Daughter of Smoke and Bone By: Laini Taylor Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Copyright: September 2011 Number of Pages: 432 pages Reason for Reading: TBR list Rating: A+ The Gist: With no family and history to … Continue reading

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Book Vs Movie: Breaking Dawn

Name of the Book: Breaking Dawn By: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Copyright: 2008 Number of Pages: 754 Reason for Reading: a movie adaptation usually calls for a re-read THE BOOK: Izzybella’s Thoughts: Part 2 of Breaking Dawn … Continue reading

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Night School

Name of the Book: Night School (A Blood Coven Vampire Novel) By: Mari Mancusi  Published by: Berkley Copyright: 2011 Number of Pages: 244 Source: Half-Price Books Reason for Reading: I won lunch in a silent auction with Mari at a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tighter

Name of the Book: Tighter By: Adele Griffin Published by: Ember, Random House Childrens Copyright: 2011 Number of Pages: 216 Source: Barnes and Noble Reason for Reading: I love ghost stories Rating: A Battling depression after a back injury during … Continue reading

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Book Review: Anna Dressed in Blood

Name of Book: Anna Dressed in Blood By: Kendare Blake Publisher: Tor Teen Copyright Date: August 30, 2011 Format: YA fiction, paranormal Reason for Reading: my neighbor said i had to read it and promptly handed it over Source: borrowed Rating: B++     The Gist: Cas … Continue reading

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Review: at face value

We have a special treat for you today, dear readers. We are pleased to announce Clover as our new guest blogger. She will be with us the third Wednesday of each month. 🙂 Name of the Book: at face value … Continue reading

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