Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult

You can do a lot of things in nineteen minutes, like saving a life or taking one.

Highly Recommended
Devilish by Maureen Johnson

Jane and Allison are outcasts at their Catholic girls' school until Allison is made an offer that she can't refuse.

Highly Recommended
13 Little blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

When Ginny's eccentric Aunt dies, she leaves her 13 envelopes and instructions that will take her on a life-changing journey.

Highly Recommended
The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson

When Nina comes back from the first summer she's ever spent apart from her best friends Mel and Avery, she is not too surprised that their relationship has changed. She just doesn't realize how much.

Highly Recommended

Friday, May 18, 2007

The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

Growing up in a family of PIs gives Izzy a different perspective on privacy than most people. There's also the problem of blurring the line between work and home, especially when you work with your parents and live above the office.

Highly Recommended
Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

When DJ Schwenk agrees to train the quarterback for the rival high school's football team, she has no idea that it will end up changing her life.

Highly Recommended
The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After by Patricia C. Wrede and Carolyn Stevermer

In this sequel to The Grand Tour, it's been 10 years since their honeymoon and now Kate and Cecy have growing families. Soon they and their families are embroiled in a magical mystery. A
magician working for the railroad has seemingly disappeared into thin air and they must find out what happened.

This time around we get letters from James and Thomas as well.

Highly Recommended
The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron

Lucky cleans up after all the 12 step meetings in Hard Pan, she also eavesdrops on all of them. She becomes convinced that if she finds her "higher power" then all of her problems would be solved but what if she has to hit rock bottom first?


Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky

When Dana Clarke gives birth to her first child, she and her husband are overjoyed. Soon, however, everyone is gossiping about them when it is revealed that their child has African-American features. Could they be from the father she never knew?

Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan and Art by Niko Henrichon

A powerful graphic novel based on the true story of a pride of lions set free from the Baghdad zoo during the American bombing in 2003.

Highly Recommended
Diva by Alex Flinn

Last year Caitlin was dealing with her abusive ex-boyfriend but this year she's ready for something new. She's off to Miami High School for the Arts but does she have what it takes to be a diva?

Highly Recommended
Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn

Nick is going through a hard time. His girlfriend Caitlin has dumped him and taken out a restraining order and now he has to go to anger management classes. How can he let Caitlin go when she's the best thing to ever happen to him and the only one who knows about his dad's temper?

Highly Recommended