Monthly Archives: February 2009

Need

by Carrie Jones Since her father (her stepfather really, but he raised her since she was a baby) died in front of her eyes, Zara has been practically dead inside.  Concerned for her daughter’s emotional state, Zara’s mother sends Zara … Continue reading

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The Thirteenth Tale

by Diane Setterfield Vida Winter is a storyteller in every sense of the word.  Renowned for her fictitious life stories as she is for her novels, Ms. Winter has become the puzzle every journalist hopes to piece together.  No one … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart for the YA Fiction Category! Check out all of the winners here.  There are some not surprising winners — The Graveyard Book and The Hunger Games for the Middle Grade and … Continue reading

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My Fair Godmother

by Jeanette Rallison After Savannah’s boyfriend dumps her for her older sister, Savannah is sent a fair godmother (not fairy because her godmother is not good enough to be a full-fledged fairy godmother, just a fair one) who says she … Continue reading

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Wondrous Strange

by Lesley Livingston Seventeen-year-old Kelly Winslow is trying to make it big as an actress in NYC.  She has landed a role in an off-off-off-waaaayyy off Broadway production of Midsummer Night’s Dream as the understudy to the role of Queen … Continue reading

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2009 Top Ten BBYA

This is a bit late, but I still wanted to post it.  Every year YALSA releases its Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults from that year.  Here is the list for 2009: It’s Complicated: The American Teenager by Robin … Continue reading

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