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Posting on Tumblr For a While

I’m sure you have noticed that I haven’t been posting on my blog very often. I’d like to fix that, but right now it seems a little overwhelming. SO, what I’m going to do is start posting my book reviews on my Tumblr page. http://karinlibrarian.tumblr.com These reviews will be abbreviated.  I’ll use the book synopsis [Keep Reading]

 
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NERVE by Jeanne Ryan – REVIEW

BOOK DESCRIPTION FROM GOODREADS: A high-stakes online game of dares turns deadly When Vee is picked to be a player in NERVE, an anonymous game of dares broadcast live online, she discovers that the game knows her. They tempt her with prizes taken from her ThisIsMe page and team her up with the perfect boy, [Keep Reading]

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CHASERS (Alone #1) by James Phelan – REVIEW

Book Description from Goodreads: When Jesse crawls out of the wreckage of a subway car and emerges into daylight, he’s greeted by a living nightmare. An unexplained force has destroyed New York City, turning skyscrapers into ash, cutting off all power and communication. Jesse and his new friends, Dave, Anna and Mini are dazed but [Keep Reading]

SON by Lois Lowry – REVIEW

Almost 20 years after publishing THE GIVER, Lois Lowry has finally written the ending to Jonas’ story. SON is told in three parts, Before, Between, and Beyond, with a new main character. Claire, a girl a couple of years older than Jonas’, was assigned to be a Birthmother at the ceremony when she became a [Keep Reading]

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MY FRIEND DAHMER by Derf Backderf – REVIEW

  What is the first thing you think of when you hear the name Jeffrey Dahmer? That’s right, GRAPHIC NOVEL.  Derf Backderf, the author of MY FRIEND DAHMER, actually went to school with the notorious serial killer. Not only does he use his own personal memories of the time they shared the halls together, but [Keep Reading]

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UNWHOLLY by Neal Shusterman – REVIEW

UNWHOLLY is a book I’ve been waiting for since 2008 when I finished UNWIND. Neal Shusterman really set the bar high with UNWIND and I was hoping he could keep up the momentum with the next book in the trilogy.  Well, he didn’t let me down. I was lucky enough to pick up a copy [Keep Reading]

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WHY WE BROKE UP by Daniel Handler – REVIEW

Min Green is devastated. She and her boyfriend, Ed Slaterton, broke up. For two months, Min and Ed were practically inseparable. She introduced him to classic movies and he introduced her to basketball.  Neither one of them particularly liked the new activities, but they went in order to please the other.   As with most [Keep Reading]

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BUG OFF! CREEPY, CRAWLY POEMS by Jane Yolen – REVIEW

In honor of World Poetry Day (Today, March 21st) I am featuring BUG OFF! CREEPY, CRAWLY POEMS by Jane Yolen. I’m not a fan of insects and frequently curse their existence when I spend any time outdoors.  Mosquitoes seem to love me and will flock to me from miles around. (Sadly, there isn’t a poem [Keep Reading]

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EAGLE SONG by Joseph Bruchac – REVIEW

Danny Bigtree and his family were forced to move away from their Mohawk reservation in order to find work.  Starting at a new school would be hard for anyone, but Danny is also the only Indian at his school in New York City and has to listen to kids call him chief and ask him [Keep Reading]

STITCHES by Daniel Waters – REVIEW

    I love Daniel Waters and I fell in love with the Generation Dead series in 2007 when I got my hands on an ARC of GENERATION DEAD (the first in the series) at an English teachers conference. I’ve reviewed all of the book and posted a Q & A with him over the [Keep Reading]

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THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda – REVIEW

  Gene has a secret. One that, if ever found out, could get him killed. He has to constantly stay focused  to make sure he doesn’t do anything to give himself away. That means no sweating or laughing and shaving all the hair off of his body every day. Gene is a human, one of [Keep Reading]

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