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Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley: Steph’s review

Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley: Steph’s review

  Synopsis: Just when seventeen-year-old Cullen Witter thinks he understands everything about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town, it all disappears. . . . In the summer before Cullen’s senior year, a nominally-depressed birdwatcher named John Barling thinks he spots a species of woodpecker thought to be extinct since the 1940s in Lily, Arkansas. […]

Posted May 10, 2011 by paperrdolls in Featured Book / 0 Comments
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Divergent by Veronica Roth: Steph’s review

Divergent by Veronica Roth: Steph’s review

Synopsis: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the […]

Posted May 5, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book of the Month / 3 Comments
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The Magnolia League by Katie Crouch

The Magnolia League by Katie Crouch

Synopsis: When her free-spirited mother dies in a tragic accident, sixteen-year-old Alexandria Lee is forced to leave her West Coast home and move in with a wealthy grandmother she’s never known in Savannah, Georgia. By birth, Alex is a rightful if unwilling member of the Magnolia League-Savannah’s long-standing debutante society. But white gloves and silk gowns are […]

Posted May 3, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book Review / 1 Comment
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The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter

The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter

Synopsis: It’s always been just Kate and her mom—and her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate’s going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear her mother won’t live past the fall. Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And […]

Posted April 18, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book Review / 4 Comments
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Juniper Berry by M.P. Kozlowsky

Juniper Berry by M.P. Kozlowsky

Juniper Berry by M.P. Kozlowsky,  “a tale of temptation and terror,” was exactly as described. Juniper is a typical 11-year old girl, with a pair of not-typical parents. Being the world’s most famous actor and actress, Juniper’s parents used to be the best mother and father in the world. But soon Juniper starts to notice […]

Posted April 12, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book Review, Middle Grade / 5 Comments
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The Latte Rebellion by Sarah Jamila Stevenson

The Latte Rebellion by Sarah Jamila Stevenson

Synopsis: Hoping to raise money for a post-graduation trip to London, Asha Jamison and her best friend Carey decide to sell T-shirts promoting the Latte Rebellion, a club that raises awareness of mixed-race students. But seemingly overnight, their “cause” goes viral and the T-shirts become a nationwide social movement. As new chapters spring up from […]

Posted March 11, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book Review / 0 Comments
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