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July 27, 2005
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Kids Fiction
Dance with Us

"A Dance of Sisters" is a poignant look at one girl's somewhat estranged family and her newfound passion for ballet. After the death of their mother, two sisters become closer, with the younger sister looking up to her older sister more than words can express. Their father, though he loves...

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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3.0
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Clique and Clash

Lisi Harrison's debut novel introduces us to THE CLIQUE - a quartet of popular girls attending private school in New York. These girls are wise (and rich) beyond their twelve years, valuing their designer clothes, sparkling homes, and precious cell phones above all else. At the top of the clique...

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Spreading Gossip

Meet GOSSIP GIRL, an anonymous New York teen who posts all of the latest news about her peers at her website. Readers are introduced to a variety of high schoolers whose days and nights are filled with money, cars, boyfriends/girlfriends, cell phones, agendas, parties, and more. If you're in, you're...

July 27, 2005
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Try to Love It

GOSSIP GIRL took off like a rocket with teen girls, full of high school cliques, backstabbing, dating, lying, partying and more. Its followup, YOU KNOW YOU LOVE ME, continues the trend, with the trendy New York high school characters making things more complicated and more sordid every step of the...

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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3.0
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Anything and Everything

Deck the halls with gossip and heartache. Gossip Girl is back, chatting up a storm over the holidays as the teenagers travel with their friends and family to the richest hot spots. Some endure the snow at home in Manhattan; others hit the tropical islands. No matter where they are,...

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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Worth the Read

BECAUSE I'M WORTH IT is the fourth book in the Gossip Girl series. The catfights, breakups and shakeups continue. This book is appropriately titled, not only because of the pop culture reference, but because we see a bit more of the characters one-on-one, without their significant others....

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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3.0
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That's It, Again

If you like one Gossip Girl novel, you will most likely enjoy them all. As with The Princess Diaries series, the books are incredibly quick reads, with each novel taking place over a few weeks' time. The fifth installment, I LIKE IT LIKE THAT, focuses mostly on...

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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3.0
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0.0
World Class

Georgia Byng follows up the bestselling "Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism" with "Molly Moon Stops the World," another fast-paced novel for children. After learning how to hypnotize people all over the world, rescuing her pet pug Petunia from being dog-napped, you'd think Molly would have had...

July 27, 2005
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4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
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0.0
Reach for the Moon

Georgia Byng's debut novel, "Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism," is sure to delight the young and old alike. Molly Moon is part Eloise, part Little Orphan Annie. She lives at an orphanage in Great Britain under the watchful gaze of a cold woman who does not...

July 27, 2005
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4.0
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4.0
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0.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Get It, Girl

Confessions of a Not It Girl starts off with a quiz, introducing you to Jan Miller. Jan, named after a favorite artist, is supposed to be pronounced "Yahn," but does not correct people when they call her "Jan." In fact, she prefers it. Thankfully, neither she nor...

July 27, 2005
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4.0
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4.0
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0.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Leap to It

Did you enjoy the end of February? There is a very insightful book called "Leap Day" by Wendy Mass that was released in anticipation of this February's special day. The main character who was born on Leap Year. The book takes place in 24 hours on her...

July 27, 2005
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3.0
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3.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Speedy Read

Talk about a book you can't put down. This quick read is worthy of its title. When a teenage boy finds the diary of a would-be stalker and murderer, he feels compelled to track the criminal down before he harms another woman. This quest becomes personal because the protagonist was...

July 27, 2005
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4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Smart and Funny

The debut novel Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee is an absolute riot. Millicent is eleven years old - and recently completed eleventh grade. Over the summer, she plans to take college courses and (unhappily) tutor Stanford, a boy who drives her up a wall. Her mother, thinking she...

July 27, 2005
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
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0.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Dive In

THE CREEK by Jennifer L. Holm encompasses many things. It is a psychological thriller, but it is also a coming of age story. It is the story of a sleepy suburban town, but it is also the story of a young girl named Penny. Most of all, THE CREEK shows...

July 27, 2005
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5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
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Kids Fiction
The Space Between

Every turn of the page offers another peek into the mind of a 13-year-old girl named Mia. She sees colors related to numbers, letters and sounds but has kept this a secret ever since she was little and realized that other people do not see things the same way. ...

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