Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: Dead as a Doornail Author: Charlaine Harris ISBN: 0441012795 Pages: 295 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) When Sookie’s brother Jason’s eyes start to change, she knows he’s about to turn into a were-panther for the first time. But her concern becomes cold fear when a sniper sets his […]

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Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Title: The Red Album of Asbury Park: Remixed Author: Alex Austin ISBN: 1602644500 Pages: 260 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) It’s the late Sixties, the Beatles intact, Jimi Hendrix exploding and the Doors demanding the world. And on the East Coast, Asbury Park, New Jersey, will become the epicenter […]

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Love That Dog Author: Sharon Creech ISBN: 0060292873 Pages: 86 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon) Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech’s Love That Dog, a funny, sweet, original short novel written in free verse, introduces us to an endearingly unassuming, straight-talking boy who discovers the powers and…

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Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: Fruits Basket Vol. 1 Author: Natsuki Takaya ISBN: 1591826039 Pages: 216 Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) A family with an ancient curse… and the girl will change their lives forever.  Tohru Honda was an orphan with no place to go until the mysterious Sohma family offered her […]

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Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: We the Children (Benjamin Pratt & The Keepers of the School vol. 1) Author: Andrew Clements ISBN: 1416938869 Pages: 160 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) Benjamin Pratt’s harbor-side school is going to be bulldozed to make room for an amusement park. It sounds like a dream […]

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Title: Horrid Henry’s Underpants Author: Francesca Simon ISBN: 1402238258 Pages: 112 [Rating:3.5] Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Horrid Henry makes a deal with his parents in return for eating his veggies; accidentally wears girls’ underwear to school; tries to prove he is sicker than his brother; and writes the meanest thank-you cards ever (and…

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Hot Gimmick (3in1) Vol. 1 Author: Miki Aihara ISBN: 1421523485 Pages: 552 Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon) In company-owned rabbit-hutch apartments live tenants who can’t afford to live anywhere else, and the apartment complex in which high-school girl Hatsumi Narita lives is ruled over by the rumor mongering,…

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