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“The Alex Crow”

The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith   Andrew Smith has another novel that will easily become a hit with teens and YA librarians. The publisher describes it as the interweaving of four stories–that of “of Ariel, a Middle Eastern refugee … Continue reading

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“The 5th Wave”

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey    There are two reasons I needed to read The 5th Wave. One is that it’s going to be a movie, and that’s always exciting in teen books. But the greater reason was that … Continue reading

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“More Than This”

More Than This by Patrick Ness  In a chilling prologue, a boy is drowning at sea. He tries over and over to save himself, but the water is too cold, the waves too rough, the craggy rocks too close. He … Continue reading

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Guy books: “Grasshopper Jungle”

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith  Austin Szerba loves history and so has decided to record the events at the end of the world, events that he has participated in along with his best friend Robby and his girlfriend Shann. While … Continue reading

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