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Another Faust, by Daniel and Dina Nayeri


As I went on winter break from my high school library, I took home a stack of new books different from my usual reading tastes. I selected this book as the cover looked like a cross between a vampire book … Continue reading

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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, by Anton Disclafani


This book is so different from what I expected and I loved it. I saw this book in our high school library and expected a sort of “I love horses and a halcyon vision of summer camp.” The story is … Continue reading

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Inherit Midnight by Kate Kae Myers


This was a real page turner. The heroine is dark haired and ivory skinned, almost eighteen. She has been raised by her grandmother, isolated in a mansion. Her mother died at her birth, at least that is the family story. … Continue reading

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Strip Tease by Carl Hiaasen


You may know Carl Hiaasen more for his children’s books, Hoot, Scat, and Flush. The Hoot movie was wonderful and that got me started reading his books. Scat was my second favorite of the children’s books, about the endangered Florida … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


Wow! The Hunger Games is a page turner! It is a book that would be enjoyed by many older tweens. Because of the graphic violence portrayed, I would not recommend it for tweens under 12 or 13, but of course, … Continue reading

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