Reviews written by Amber, 2007 Teen Demi-Goddess

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December 23, 2007
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Young Adult Fiction
Boys Will Love This Book!

While many of the books that I have reviewed this past year were written for a primarily female audience, I have stumbled upon a thoughtful coming-of-age story written from a male perspective in John van de Ruits Spud. Fourteen year-old John Milton may share his name...

December 15, 2007
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Haunting Sorrow & Sincere Hope

Amber Lee is almost ten years old. She lives with her mother and the two of them have been moving all of her life. In the last five years, Amber has been to twelve different schools, so shes used to being the new girl. The worst part is that she...

December 10, 2007
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Absolutely Ridiculous - in a Good Way!

Like all families, 14-year old Gemma Stones family has inside jokes. The most famous of which is known as chucking a birkett. Named after Gemmas older sister Debbies ex-boyfriend, chucking a birkett is when anyone rides the wave of their emotions. This is especially true if the emotion drives out...

December 10, 2007
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Young Adult Fiction
Must Get Out

Snitch is the kind of book that transcends all boundaries and is sure to appeal to teens of all races and socioeconomic backgrounds. Julia DiVino is a smart girl living in a ghetto neighborhood in Brooklyn. Italian and Puerto Rican, shes been living with just her dad...

December 07, 2007
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The Devil Wears Prada for Teens

A Girl Like Moi is the first in a new series starring the flirty and fun-loving fashionista, Imogene. She might look like an ordinary rich girl living on the Upper East Side, but if you look past her Chanel shades and Manolo Blahniks, youll find an utterly fabulous heroine. Imogene...

December 04, 2007
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Sleeping with the Enemy

Kate Blessing life as the daughter of a mob king continues in Mob Princess: Stolen Kisses, Secrets, and Lies. This second book in the Mob Princess trilogy picks up where the first book left off, after Kates fling in Atlantic City with Nick Blattaria, the son of the Blessings rival...

December 04, 2007
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Middle Grade Fiction
Her First Kiss Ends In Murder

Kiss Me Kill Me is dark and mysterious twist on the chick lit genre. Scarlett sets out to uncover the truth about what happened the night she inadvertently killed Dan McAndrew. Maybe she isnt an expert detective, but Scarlett is determined to clear her conscious and her name. ...

December 01, 2007
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Middle Grade Fiction
A Corporate Mystery

If you think your parents are bad, imagine being raised by a corporation. Jaiden Beale is the first teenager ever to be adopted by a corporation after his parents are killed by malfunctioning equipment made by the company. Now, NECorp has legal custody of Jaiden and will be giving him...

December 01, 2007
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New Job, New Boy, New Family for Leigh

Leigh is back and better than ever in The New and Improved Viven Leigh Reid. She gets a second crack at an acting career, when Jake, her moms fiancée lands her a role on Freak Force, a science-fiction action series. The all-male cast isnt too happy about having a girl...

November 28, 2007
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Calling All Geeky Girls!

Queen Geeks in Love is the equally hilarious sequel to Laura Prebles The Queen Geek Social Club. Shelby Chapelle and her geeky girl posse are back, with more misadventures at a and plenty of laugh-out-loud moments. The girls become comic book superheroes, begin sophomore year in...

November 16, 2007
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Sugar and Spice, But Life's Not So Nice

The Candy Darlings by Christine Walde combats the psychological war zone of adolescence with the sugary high of candy in a story as bizarre as Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Our unnamed heroine faces heartbreak from page one, as she loses her terminally ill mother. In the end,...

November 13, 2007
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Fascinating and Horrifying

Feathered by Laura Kasischke is a startling tale of a spring break gone horribly awry. More frightening than graphic blockbuster horror films, Feathered will send chills up you as you recognize bits and pieces of yourself in the two protagonists. Anne and Michelle are just two ordinary teen girls, hoping...

November 07, 2007
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Best Historical Fiction of the Year!

On Borrowed Wings is the debut novel of Yale graduate, Chandra Prasad. In America during the 1830s, a world where learning was restricted to men, intelligent, capable women like Prasad herself would not have been allowed to study at Yale. But even in times where opportunity...

October 21, 2007
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Terrifying and Amazing

Reckoning is the second book in the Bloodline series by Kate Cary, revolving around the life of vampires in the early 20th century. While this vampire series is a reincarnation of the classic Dracula storyline, it offers a fresh perspective and is a thriller that is well worth reading. ...

October 17, 2007
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Laugh Out Loud Funny

I Conquer Britain is the companion novel to Sophie Pitt-Turnbull Discovers America. In these two stories, two girls swap families and lives for the summer, with Sophie traveling to New York and Cherokee, aka Cherry, taking on England. This books focuses on Cherrys adventures in England, from...

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