April 20, 2007

The Goodness Gene by Sonia Levitin

Goodness_gene As son of the Compassionate Director of the Dominion of the Americas, Will, along with his twin brother Berk, has been groomed for leadership in a society that values genetic fitness, but he encounters information which causes him to question that society as well as his own identity. 

April 10, 2007

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

The summer following her father's death, Macy plans to work at the library and wait for her brainy boyfriend to return from camp, but instead she goes to work at a catering business where she makes new friends and finally faces her grief.Truth_about  

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Tiffany, a young witch-to-be in the land of Discworld, teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue toughs, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland.Wee

April 09, 2007

The Year of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty

Year_of_secret_2Three female students from Ashbury High write to three male students from rival Brookfield High as part of a pen pal program, leading to romance, humiliation, revenge plots, and war between the schools.

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

TwilightWhen seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.  

What Happened to Cass McBride? by Gail Giles

Cass_mcbrideAfter his brother commits suicide, Kyle Kirby kidnaps and buries alive Cass, the girl he holds responsible. Chapters alternate between the first-person voices of Kyle and Cass and the third-person perspective of police detective Ben. Kyle's wrath, Cass's terror, and Ben's urgency are palpable, as is the horrifying claustrophobia, in this unnerving thriller.