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Stranger

So many people I admire were talking up this book – including Charlotte – that I had to read it, especially when I heard that Brown and Smith are self-publishing the second volume to avoid editors trying to talk them … Continue reading

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Salvage

Here’s another Cybils Young Adult Speculative Fiction Finalist, and a great choice for those who like their science fiction adventures with spaceships and strong-willed women. Salvage by Alexandra Duncan. Greenwillow Books, 2014. Ava Parastrata has grown up on a merchant … Continue reading

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Noggin

This is one of the Cybils Teen Speculative Fiction Finalists!  I was going to review all four of the remaining ones in one go, as I did the first three, but the library was busy today (yay! Even though the … Continue reading

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12 Spec Fic Books for Teen Boys Starring Girls

Way back in November, I wrote a list of my top ten fantasy books for middle grade boys starring girls. It’s taken me a while to put this companion list together – but here are a dozen favorite fantasy and … Continue reading

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Tankborn

This is the third book I read for this year’s 48 Hour Book Challenge. I heard about it from the Book Smugglers a while back and asked my library to buy it last December… so it’s about time I got … Continue reading

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Cress

Cress. Lunar Chronicles Book 3. by Marissa Meyer. Feiwel and Friends, 2014. In this third book in the Lunar Chronicles, we finally meet Cress, short for Crescent Moon, the girl who risked so much to warn Cinder about the Lunar … Continue reading

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The Shadow Society

I very much enjoyed Rutkoski’s Cabinet of Wonders, which is why I checked this out for teen Cybils reading, though it took me a bit to get to it. The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2012. … Continue reading

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Goliath

Here is the audiobook that I spent much of the 48 Hour Book Challenge listening to, though it took me another couple weeks to actually finish it. It’s also the last book in a series that I started two years … Continue reading

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Interview with Martin Berman-Gorvine

I’m very excited to share with you today an interview with Martin Berman-Gorvine, author of Seven Against Mars. (In case you missed it, here’s my review of Seven Against Mars.) Katy: What’s your elevator speech for Seven Against Mars? Do … Continue reading

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Seven Against Mars

Seven Against Mars by Martin Berman-Gorvine Here’s the official plot description: Trapped in the Warsaw ghetto in 1942, teenager Rachel Zilber escapes the horror by writing about the adventures of Zap-Gun Jack and Princess Anya of Mars. When her parents … Continue reading

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