Monthly Archives: May 2014

Since That Party By Inger Brattström

When it’s all over, Stella knows that nothing can ever be the same again. Not for Stella. Not for Christopher. And certainly not for Nicholas. Poor Nicholas. Oh, if only the plot could live up to the cover Scholastic slapped … Continue reading

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My First Love & Other Disasters By Francine Pascal

It’s not easy to be fifteen and in love- especially if the boy you love is seventeen, gorgeous and doesn’t know you exist! Francine Pascal has made her fortune as the writer-behind-the-ghost for adolescent touchstones such as the Caitlin mega-miniseries … Continue reading

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Birthday! Birthday! Birthday!

Today marks the 2nd birthday of this blog. As thanks to all of my loyal readers, please enjoy this stock photo of a cupcake: You can take a trip down memory lane by reading the review for Francine Pascal’s meddling-mother … Continue reading

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Debbie By John Benton

An exciting new habit carried an unexpected price tag! Contemporary YA fiction dealing with social problems (delinquency, prostitution, drugs, etc.) kind of wusses out when it comes to depicting the lurid details. There is a reason why the patently fake … Continue reading

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Like It Is: Stories For Girls Edited By N. Gretchen Greiner

Girls are very special in many ways, but one of the very nicest is their taste in reading. Girls like variety. They want more than just adventure tales or stories of people in deadly danger- climbing the face of a … Continue reading

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