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The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

This is Jay Asher’s 2nd book, and I’m still a huge fan!  This is the first book of Carolyn Mackler’s that I’ve read.  While the topic is way less serious than Asher’s first book Thirteen Reasons Why, it was one that intrigued me as soon as I heard about it.  Two teens in 1996, Emma… Read more »

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A Little Bit About Me and Why I Started Blogging

A Little Bit About Me and Why I Started Blogging

My 1st book t-shirt idea August 9th will be my 3rd year blogoversary, and as I feel like I’ve really gotten into the blogging this past year, I’m going to do a whole month celebration. And I figured the most important thing to start with was why I do this in the first place.  A… Read more »

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Gateway 2012-2013 Nominee 1:  Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers

Gateway 2012-2013 Nominee 1: Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers

Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers My rating: 4 of 5 stars So, this is the first book I read for the 2012-2013 possible Gateway Award nominees through the Missouri Association of School Librarians. I’ve already 2 others on the list, but that was a while ago. Anyway, on with this review. It’s also the first… Read more »

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13 Treasures Book One by Ethan Dempsey

13 Treasures Book One by Ethan Dempsey

Okay, first, want to mention that I got to meet Meg Cabot yesterday! So cool! Now, I’ve been putting this review off for a little bit. I’m not quite sure how to do it. This is a book that the author was selling personally at the MASL conference a couple weeks ago. When he told… Read more »

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Deadly by Julie Chibbaro

Deadly by Julie Chibbaro

I first heard about this book in the Shelf Awareness email newsletter about a giveaway of a signed copy by the author. So I emailed and entered. I hadn’t heard any news of when they were drawing a winner, and I had to turn my Nook back into the store on Saturday, so when I… Read more »

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The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer

The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer

Well, I wanted to go back and read my review of Eighth Grade Bites, the first in this series, but I can’t find it on my blog. So it’s possible I read this back when I was still blogging on either Live Journal or My Space. Neither of which I really use anymore. I remember… Read more »

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This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer

This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer

First, I have to say how disappointed I am right now that due to my current financial situation I’m unable to attend the MASL spring conference where the author of this book, Susan Beth Pfeffer will be. I thought about asking our librarian to take my books to get autographed, but then decided it’s just… Read more »

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2010 Warrensburg Children’s Literature Festival

2010 Warrensburg Children’s Literature Festival

This is a break from my usual book review blogs, yet in a way, I will review an author and her book. First I want to put the link to the webpage that tells about this event: http://guides.library.ucmo.edu/clf I have heard about this for the past few years, but not at my school. This is… Read more »

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