Monthly Archives: October 2011

Shattered Dreams – Ellie James

This story is a great example of why you shouldn’t trust people you barely know or wander through haunted houses. Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, the plot begins as our hero, Trinity Rose, is in the middle of a horrible … Continue reading

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Variant – Robinson Wells

I like this.  I like this better than The Maze Runner and I really like that. Benson Fisher is a teen who has no ties to anyone, having been shuffled through a series of foster homes.  He earns a scholarship … Continue reading

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Pathfinder – Orson Scott Card

This is one of the best books that I have read in a very long time.  It is a blend of fantasy and science fiction that features two story lines woven together.  Rigg has had an isolated childhood with his … Continue reading

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Brain Jack – Brian Falkner

This is an example of the perfect sci fi thriller – plenty of action, great writing, and cool characters.  A young computer genius hacks into the most secure networks in this mystery action thriller.  Seeking ever faster network connectivity, new … Continue reading

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Double – Jenny Valentine

Ohhhh, this is a good one!  Chap is a homeless teen in England mistaken for Cassiel, a runaway teen who could be his double.  Tired of being homeless, he steps into the missing boy’s life hoping that his new family … Continue reading

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The Way We Fall – Megan Crewe

This gripping story of a plague infested island seen through teen Kaelyn’s eyes should be quite popular with teens.  The setting is an island off the coast of Canada, reachable only by boat.  Residents fall ill with what appears to … Continue reading

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StarCrossed – Elizabeth C. Bunce

CIP Summary:  In a kingdom dominated by religious intolerance, sixteen-year-old Digger, a street thief, has always avoided attention, but when she learns that her friends are plotting against the throne she must decide whether to join them or turn them … Continue reading

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