Tuesday, April 25, 2006

my saucy stuffed ravioli by Cherry Whytock

Angelica Cookson Potts is back and this time she's going on holiday in Italy with her family and her best friends. But something isn't quite right. Her mom seems much more "normal" than usual and is always mysteriously "out." Could she be having an affair with a gorgeous Italiano?

Highly Recommended
The Healing Time of Hickeys by Karen Rivers

Haley is about to start her senior year of high school which she is convinced will be the greatest. That is until she gets labeled "hickey girl", she gets severe chicken pox, her best friends starts dating her crush, and her hippy dad gets busted. Is this year salvageable?


Monday, April 10, 2006

A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone

Told in verse, three high school girls fall to charms of a popular senior buy only to find that he's just using them. To get back, and warn others, they write about him in the endpapers of the school library's copy of Forever.

Highly Recommended
Are Men Necessary? by Maureen Dowd

New York Times columnist Dowd takes on gender relations in a variety of settings, from politics to the mall, in an insightful, thought-provoking and funny way. You may not agree with her but she'll certainly give you something to think about.

Highly Recommended
Size 12 Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot

Heather Wells is a former teen pop star who is now working as an assistant director of an undergraduate dorm, I mean Residence Hall. As if dealing with being dumped by her boy-band boyfriend and rooming with his hunky, older, PI brother isn't enough, now there are girls mysteriously dying at work. Can Heather solve the mystery before another girl dies?

The first in the Heather Wells mystery series.

Highly Recommended