Book Review: GhostGirl

Book Review: GhostGirl

I couldn’t help myself! I saw the cover to this book, felt it and had to read it! Although, I started reading it and was ready to kill the main character. Alas, Charlotte died before I had a chance to get too far into the book. From there on, I couldn’t put it down. Hurley did a great job with the humorous main character, who sets off a new year at school wanting to get noticed by a certain popular guy. She’s astonished to find she may end up tutoring him and then chokes on a gummy bear and dies… […]

Posted June 9, 2009
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Book Review: Wildwood Danci..

Book Review: Wildwood Dancing

If you enjoy fairy tales, you’ll enjoy Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier. It has parts of the 12 Dancing Princesses as well as the Frog Prince involved. This story involves five sisters, in which their father has left the cold climate of their home in Transylvania to recover his health in warmer weather. While the girls consider themselves competent in handling finances, they soon find themselves in a rut, with an overbearing cousin butting in and wanting to take over the household. But the girls have a secret, every full moon a portal opens to another world, where they dance […]

Posted June 9, 2009
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Book Review: Need

Book Review: Need

As I began this novel, I thought to myself – new girl in small town… two guys vying for her attention… supernatural creatures… hrm. Remind you of any other popular YA novel? Although this will appeal big time to Twilight fans, Carrie Jones has her own voice in writing this that really made me not want to put it down for even a minute. Zara watches her stepfather (more like a real dad to her) die and, to help her gain back her old spunky nature, she is sent to live with her grandmother in Maine. With new friends and […]

Posted June 9, 2009
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