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The Name of the Star

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it’s the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city, gruesome crimes mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper events … Read More The Name of the Star

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic: top ten books dealing with tough subjects. Rather than choose a particular subject, I chose a variety of books about difficult subjects. I don’t read a lot of these types of books so my list is a little short. Generally, I like my books to be more escapist and won’t … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical. I am … Read More Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Matched

Matched by Allie Condie Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham’s face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society … Read More Matched

Boy Meets Boy

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan Love is never easy. Especially if you’re Paul. He’s a sophomore at a high school like no other– and these are his friends: Infinite Darlene, the homecoming queen and star quarterback Joni, Paul’s best friend who may not be his best friend anymore Tony, his other best friend, who can’t leave the house unless his parents think he’s … Read More Boy Meets Boy

Paper Towns

Paper Towns by John Green Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge— he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, … Read More Paper Towns