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Cinder by Marissa Meyer– Review by Pranathi, Teen Blogger

Posted on 10-Mar-16 11:30
What if I told you that humanity was dying of a deadly virus and your race was the only one able to save the world? You would save the world and be forever remembered as a hero wouldn’t you? But here’s the catch, if you save everyone else you lose your connections to the people you love most and are thrown in jail for being of your kind. Would you save the world and meet your inevitable doom or would you watch everyone around you, the people you hate and love, fall? Cinder by Marissa Meyer takes an unusual but deeply intriguing twist on the classic Cinderella story, pulling the reader into the action and making them feel deeply for each and every one of the characters on a personal level. Unlike any other Cinderella twist I’ve read before, Cinder takes place in a dystopian future where the universe consists of humans, Lunars, cyborgs and androids. Humanity is reaching its end faster every day due to an unknown contagious virus and the Earth is on the brink of war with an alien race called the Lunars. Just as the situation reaches the point...
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Crisps and Chips: Teen Fiction with a British Connection - Teaser by Emily, Teen Blogger

Posted on 06-May-14 07:45
Daniel Radcliffe and Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Who and Sherlock. Those are all very well known (and mostly loved) creations straight from the UK. We may tune into the BBC to watch our favourite shows and actors, but how many of us have taken the chance to read some good young adult fiction with a British connection? If the only books you could come up with were written by J.K. Rowling, have no fear, I’m here with a few great suggestions....
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New and Exciting Teen Reads by Emily, Teen Blogger

Posted on 28-Jan-13 10:46
School can keep you busy with homework, tests, projects and extracurricular activities filling most, if not all, of your time. Except… what if miraculously you have some downtime?
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Cool Reads for Hot Days!

Posted on 21-Jun-12 10:36
Summer is the time to live on the edge, explore new things, challenge yourself and read something new!
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  • The way he lived
  • A drop of night
  • Thief of lies
  • Defender
  • Character, driven
  • Every young adult's break-up survival guide
  • Hidden gold
  • The heart of stone
  • The last boy and girl in the world
  • The epidemic
  • I see reality
  • Finding Hope
  • Under the Dusty Moon
  • Flawd
  • Dark energy
  • Hot pterodactyl boyfriend
  • Harmony House
  • Burning
  • See no color
  • One of us
  • A tangle of gold
  • It should have been a #GoodDay
  • Beautiful broken things
  • The radiant road
  • Speak a word for freedom
  • When we collided
  • Hit count
  • Fig
  • The beast of Cretacea
  • Essential maps for the lost
  • Queen
  • Exit, pursued by a bear
  • The Raven King
  • Breakaway
  • The forbidden orchid
  • The young adult's guide to public speaking