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September 2013

Diana Renn - Interview by Julia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 30-Sep-13 11:28
Gosh I loved doing this author interview!!! Diana’s book was so fun to read and it always had me on the edge on my seat thinking: “Wait! What’s going to happen next?!” Plus the characters made me go “awwweee” and “Oh no you didn’t!!!” it got me so pumped up I felt like I was on an emotional roller coaster. Up, down, up, down, up, down. Talk about making me dizzy haha.
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the movie - Review by Havana, Teen Blogger

Posted on 26-Sep-13 14:20
Let me start off by saying that I am a huge fan of the Mortal Instruments series. I absolutely love it! Which is why, of course, I was so excited when I heard the movie was coming out and also why I was so excited when I finally got to go see it. One could even say I was giddy! In fact that's what I will say. I was giddy during the whole thing; I was completely fangirling; I was even squealing! (Only in my head though).
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan – Review by Kathleen, Teen Blogger

Posted on 26-Sep-13 10:14
We’ve all googled ourselves (yes, even you in the corner, with your modest face and your denial.) It doesn’t take much to come up with somebody who has the same first and last name as you. For example, if I were to google myself, I would come up with an Irish poet. This is not particularly exciting, given that I am neither Irish nor much of a poet and am unlikely to have anything in common with this person. You don’t often find a person with the same name as you living in just a town over, and it’s even less likely that you would actually, you know, meet this person. But reality isn’t truly applicable to literature, in my opinion, because this is the scenario in Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green and David Levithan.
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Cruel Summer by Alyson Noel – reviewed by Tarah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 20-Sep-13 10:22
Some things in life seem totally unfair. When you get yourself into one of these situations, all you have to do is find the bright side of the situation, and just maybe you’ll find that it isn’t as bad as you’d originally thought.
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Switch by Tish Cohen – Teaser by Havana, Teen Blogger

Posted on 19-Sep-13 11:47
Do you ever wish you were someone else? Andrea Birch definitely does. Not that you can really blame her. Who wouldn't get fed up? ...
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Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingstone – Review by Cecilia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 10-Sep-13 10:37
Canadian author, Lesley Livingston, knows how to spin a tale. In Wondrous Strange, her debut novel, she gives us a story of a young girl and her struggle to discover her heritage and identity.
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Kelley Armstrong Interview by Julia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 10-Sep-13 09:09
Kelley has always been an inspiration ever since my best friend sent me a link to Kelley’s Darkest Powers Trilogy when I was begging for an amazing series to read. From book one, chapter one, I’ve been madly in love with her books....
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The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson- Review by Tarah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 06-Sep-13 15:40
Imagine that, hundreds of years ago, a supernatural discovery was made. Imagine how different the world today could be different because of that one tiny discovery....
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Mamma Mia! Help! Changelings! by Gina, Teen Blogger

Posted on 06-Sep-13 12:50
Reviews on “the Help”, “Changeling”, and “Mamma Mia!” – Spoiler alert!....
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Partials by Dan Wells - Review by Havana, Teen Blogger

Posted on 06-Sep-13 12:30
'" When our ancestors were Attacked at Pearl Harbour, They called it a day that would live in infamy. The day the Partials attacked us with the RM virus will not live in anything, because there will be none of us left to remember it.'"...
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