Archive by 08/2014



Movie Review: If I Stay August 30, 2014 | Movies, Young Adult
ifistaymovieMy Thoughts I was hanging out with my friend this weekend and we decided to go see a late show.  This and the Ninja Turtles were the only things playing late that were worth seeing, and since my friend and her family had already seen the Ninja Turtles, we went to see this.  I don’t

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Review: Holes by Louis Sachar August 29, 2014 | Reviews
holes-lsPublisher: Scholastic Published: January 1, 1998 Copyright: 1998 Pages: 231 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Stanley Yelnats is under a curse.  A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses.  Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boy’s detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want But Don’t Own August 26, 2014 | Meme, Top Ten Tuesday
TopTenTuesTop Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they post a new top ten list to be answered. If you’d like to join in go and visit their website! If you’d like to answer and don’t have a blog, please feel free to leave your

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Mini-Review: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green August 22, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
anabundanceofkatherines-jgPublisher:  Penguin Group Published: September 21, 2006 Copyright: 2006 Pages: 215 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from

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When Life Gets Too Real… August 13, 2014 | Update
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Quickie Review: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick August 6, 2014 | Quickie Reviews, Young Adult
mylifenetdoor-hfPublisher: Dial Books Published: June 14, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 394 Form: Hardback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, messy, affectionate. And every day from her rooftop perch, Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs

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