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August 2013

The Lost Crown by Sarah Miller- Review by Havana, Teen Blogger

Posted on 27-Aug-13 10:59
I really liked this book. I'm not usually into historical fiction but this story was really well written. "The Lost Crown" takes place during World War I and is set in Russia. The whole book is ...
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Read Your Books Quickly via Audiobooks by Gina, Teen Blogger

Posted on 16-Aug-13 09:11
We’re almost at the end of summer already; the time flies by! Are summer camps and programs out there keeping you busy? I hope they’re not so thrilling that you guys don’t get enough time to read!
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Sue MacLeod - Author Interview by Tarah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 15-Aug-13 09:28
REPOST-After I attended Sue MacLeod’s book launch for her new book , Namesake, I wanted to learn more about her experiences with writing the novel and being a writer in general. I was extremely happy to learn that she was willing to be interviewed.
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Heather Dixon-Author Interview by Julia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 09-Aug-13 11:21
REPOST-I’m so happy that I could do this author interview with Heather Dixon and I had quite a good time doing it too! I first came across Heather’s work last year when I joined my school’s Battle of the Books team. Her book, Entwined, was on our 2013 Reading List and the book’s cover art and story was so enchanting that I googled her book,Entwined, and found her images on deviantART.
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The Outsiders by Margaret, Teen Blogger

Posted on 09-Aug-13 09:44
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is an incredibly honest and achingly intense story about the rivalry between two gangs in the 1950’s. The story is so honest because it was produced from the mind of a teenage girl....
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The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson - Review by Talia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 08-Aug-13 08:41
I was a little apprehensive when I started reading this book. I’ve read lots of fantasy books, and while I really enjoy a few of them, I find that they are often predictable and a little dry. But not this one! I was hooked after chapter 1.
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