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The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games Trilogy)

THE HUNGER GAMES (2008 Scholastic) by Suzanne Collins is a YA novel, available in hardcover for list price of $17.99. There are two digital copies available from B&N (Nook) and Amazon (Kindle) for $9.00 at the time of this writing. … Continue reading

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I Know It's Over, C. K. Kelly Martin

I Know It’s Over by C. K. Kelly Martin (Random House 2008), listed $7.99 for paperback with 272 pages, and is currently available as an ebook with the lowest price of $6.39 at both Amazon (Kindle) and Barnes and Noble … Continue reading

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Health: Tramadol Abuse by Teens Increases

Parents should check out this story about Ultram (TM) being the new “teen high” for prescription medication abuse. Ultram (Tramadol) is a non-opioid analgesic used for moderate to moderately severe pain. You may recognize the drug under it’s generic name, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Mars, vol.1 by Fuyumi Soryo

Mars by Fuyumi Soryo is absolutely wonderful. If your looking to start with a romance-centric manga title this would be perfect! If your just looking for another good manga read then you should get Mars. Awesome work here and I’ve only read … Continue reading

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REVIEW:The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg

The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg is the  first release from the Minx Imprint published this year. Similar to the other Minx titles, it features a strong female protagonist in yet another well written coming of age story for … Continue reading

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REVIEW:Good As Lily (Minx) by Derek Kirk Kim and Jesse Hamm

Good as Lily (Minx) by Derek Kirk Kim and Jesse Hamm, August 2007 release, offers up an insightful story about a young girl making the right choices that will have a positive impact on her future. Here is the back blurb: What if your … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Clubbing (Minx) by Andi Watson and Josh Howard

Clubbing by Andi Watson and Josh Howard is the third release from the Minx Imprint that features scantily clad “goth” girl Charlotte  “Lottie” Brook. The story is narrated by Lottie and here is the back blurb: A spoiled, rebellious London girl … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Re-Gifters by Mike Carey, Sonny Liew and Marc Hempel

Re-Gifters by Mike Carey, Sonny Liew and Marc Hempel is set in LA’s Koreatown and features Jen Dik Seong aka “Dixie”. Here is the plot description below: Meet Jen Dik Seong — or “Dixie” as she’s known to her friends. Korean … Continue reading

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Love and Basketball: One on One by Tabitha King

From my keeper shelf we have One on One by Tabitha King, copyright 1993. It’s a teenage romance with plenty of basketball. The story is set in a fictional town in Maine called Nodd’s Ridge.  The two protagonists are Sam Styles … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

“I will court you,” he said. “And I won’t give up. I will wait for you like I waited for you outside that cave, and I’ll follow you like I followed you home that night, keeping you safe. I will … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Beck: The Mongolian Chop Squad (Vol.1) by Harold Sakuishi

Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad, Vol. 1 by Harold Sakuishi is categorized as a drama/comedy. It’s also for older teens (OT 16+). I read this one and several other manga titles over the holidays. The verdict on Beck is that it’s funny and … Continue reading

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