Category Archives: Young Adult

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater. Recommended by Kat Kruger.

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater Published: July, 2010 by Scholastic Inc. ISBN: 978-0-545-12328-0 The Recommend: Sparkly vampires are so 2009. This second book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series has everything your teenager (or tween at heart) wants to read … Continue reading

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But wait, there’s more! Author contributor book pictorial.

Thank you to all the contributors for this inaugural Advent Book Blog project. What a tremendous and pleasant surprise this has turned out to be. We hope you’ve enjoyed sharing your favourite reads from the past year, and that you’ve … Continue reading

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Mathilda Savitch by Victor Lodato. Recommended by Jen Knoch.

Mathilda Savitch by Victor Lodato  Published: Septemer 2009, Bond Street Books (@RandomHouseCa) ISBN: 978-0-385-66770-8 The Recommend: Alternately innocent and sage, funny and heartbreaking, the story of a tweenage girl trying to cope with personal tragedy in the era of global … Continue reading

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Rage: A Love Story by Julie Anne Peters. Recommended by Tan Light.

RAGE: A Love Story by Julie Anne Peters Published: September 2009 (Knopf Books for Young Readers) ISBN: 978-0-375-85209-1 The Recommend: The essence of first love — tumultuous, obsessive craving to be with that one and only — collides with the … Continue reading

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The Mitochondrial Curiosities of Marcels 1-19 by Jocelyn Brown. Recommened by Marina Endicott.

The Mitochondrial Curiosities of Marcels 1-19 by Jocelyn Brown Published: April 2009, Coach House Books (@coachhousebooks) ISBN: 9781552452097 The Recommend: Craft-tastic teen struggles to make sense of her father’s death. Hilarious, devastating, beautifully written. Wean your daughter/niece/self from vampires with … Continue reading

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