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The Lost Boy book cover The Lost Boy
by Greg Ruth

On shelves 08/27/2013

The Lost Boy is my first graphic novel review! It was a very good start!

It's a story of a young boy, Nate, who has just moved to...
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Asylum book cover Asylum
by Madeline Roux

On shelves 08/20/2013

For sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, a summer program for gifted students is the chance of a lifetime. No one else at his high school gets his...
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Moxie and the Art of Rulebreaking book cover Moxie and the Art of Rulebreaking
by Erin Dionne

On shelves 07/11/2013

Moxie starts her summer in an unusual way. She answers her front door one morning and is confronted by a mystery woman who threatens Moxie and...
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Countdown City: The Last Policeman Book II book cover Countdown City: The Last Policeman Book II
by Ben Winters

On shelves 07/16/2013

I love this plot line! A gigantic asteroid is going to hit the Earth in a few short months and obliterate all life. Ben Winters writes about how...
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An Inquiry into Love and Death book cover An Inquiry into Love and Death
by Simone St. James

On shelves 03/05/2013

An Inquiry into Love and Death has all the elements of a great Gothic mystery. A plucky, modern girl. Haunted veterans. A inexplicable...
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The Friday Society book cover The Friday Society
by Adrienne Kress

On shelves 12/06/2012

Best YA book of the year!

I know I said that about a few others already. But really, they just keep getting better. And in so many...
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The Edge of Nowhere book cover The Edge of Nowhere
by Elizabeth George

On shelves 09/04/2012

Becca King, the 14-year-old heroine of The Edge of Nowhere, can read minds. Unless she has her AUD box, a device that looks something...
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Confessions of a Murder Suspect book cover Confessions of a Murder Suspect
by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

On shelves 09/24/2012

To begin with, I am one of maybe 5 people who had never read James Patterson. Ever. This will not be the last Patterson book I read. Yes, despite...
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Who Could That Be at This Hour (1 All the Wrong Questions) book cover Who Could That Be at This Hour (1 All the Wrong Questions)
by Lemony Snicket

On shelves 10/23/2012

You probably shouldn't want to read this book. It's the pointless tale of a shiftless young author asking questions that shouldn't be asked and...
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The Last Policeman book cover The Last Policeman
by Ben Winters

On shelves 07/10/2012

Could this be a sign that Quirk Books is growing up? A mystery about a quiet, earnest cop who's just doing his job as the world falls apart,...
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The Anatomist's Apprentice book cover The Anatomist's Apprentice
by Tessa Harris

On shelves 01/01/2012

A strange death in the countryside outside of London ensnares a young anatomist into an investigation that seems confounding. As he continues to...
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The Invisible Ones book cover The Invisible Ones
by Stef Penney

On shelves 01/10/2012
Allow time to read this cover to cover. Because you won't be able to stop.

Ray is hired by a gypsy father to find his daughter, Rose, nearly 7...
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The Lantern book cover The Lantern
by Deborah Lawrenson

On shelves 09/01/2011

This is a great "curl up in a comfy chair and let it scare you silly" book.

It begins with a haunting scent. And southern France in the...
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You Have Seven Messages book cover You Have Seven Messages
by Stewart Lewis

On shelves 09/13/2011

The premise of You Have Seven Messages is exquisite. Luna's mother was in a fatal accident. Luna, visiting her mom's writing studio,...
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Flashback book cover Flashback
by Dan Simmons

On shelves 07/01/2011

20-some years from now the United States is down to 44 states and nearing total collapse. Almost ninety percent of the remaining Americans are...
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