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Review: Picture the Dead

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Picture the Dead by Adele Griffin & Lisa Brown. Sourcebooks. 2010. Paperback, 2012. Review copy from publisher. The Plot: Jennie Lovell’s loved ones left to fight in the Civil War: her twin brother, Tobias; her fiance and cousin, Will Pritchett; and her other cousin, Quinn, Will’s brother. She knew the moment Toby died: could feel it. [...]

Review: The Secret Society of the Pink Crystal Ball

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The Secret  Society of the Pink Crystal Ball by Risa Green. Sourcebooks. 2010. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. The Plot: Erin Channing has the highest GPA in tenth grade. Yes, she’s the smart one. She’s so normal she’s a bit boring and that has her worried. She really wants to go on the AP Art History [...]

Review: The Aristobrats

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The Aristobrats by Jennifer Solow. Sourcebooks. 2010. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. The Plot: Meet Parker Bell, Ikea Bentley, Plum Petrovsky, Kiki Allen — four best friends who are about to start eighth grade at Wallingford Academy. All are “legacies,” also called Aristobrats (but not to their faces). In addition to being second and third [...]

Review: Read, Remember, Recommend for Teens

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Read, Remember, Recommend for Teens: A Reading Journal for Young Adult Book Lovers by Rachelle Rogers Knight. Sourcebooks. 2010. Copy from publisher. Also by the author: Read, Remember, Recommend: A Reading Journal for Book Lovers It’s About: A book journal for teens that includes a substantial amount of reference material on teen reading: awards, lists, [...]