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Wow. (Even though I didn’t like it quite as much as the first two, I still loved it, and as a whole, the trilogy blew my mind.)

Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins. The third and final book of the Hunger Games series. I liked books 1 and 2 much better, but Mockingjay tied things up nicely.

What a fun world to read about. Maybe it’s just because I know Clare used to write a lot of Harry Potter fan-fiction, but I can definitely see the JK Rowling influence in her writing style – which is a wonderful thing. It is simple, crisp, and concise. And she might have the quickest solution ever to ending a love triangle in this book! :)

The "Mortal Instruments" Series, starting with City of Bones (Cassandra Clare). These books can be found in the DHS Library, F CLA.


Next week, The Hunger Games movie will be released. This movie is based on the first of three young adult novels written by Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games, was released in 2008 with the second…

I enjoyed the story very, very much. Even more so I enjoyed the Southernisms. I only lived in the South for a short period (though, in my mind I sometimes still live there :) ) but this book ring SO TRUE to life in small-town South. I loved it. It made me laugh so hard at some points because I could totally see people doing the crazy things the people of Gatlin, SC did in this book.

Beautiful Creatures (Beautiful Creatures Series by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Like the first two, I enjoyed this book. It was nice to learn more about the world of Idris and the Shadowhunters. It was a nice way to finish up the trilogy – even though there will now be six. I will read Clare’s other books…though I think she could leave it as is and be just fine.

City of Glass (Mortal Instruments, book by Cassandra Clare - book cover, description, publication history.

Holy crap I loved this book! I couldn’t put it down – I just HAD to keep reading. The narrative voice was so great, and the story was interesting. I can’t even express how much I liked this one.

The Duff: Designated Ugly Fat Friend - Kody Keplinger Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she.

Admittedly, I didn’t like this one as much as the first, but it was still a really enjoyable read. I think mostly it was my mindset that bothered me – and Simon. I got sick of his whining. But it was definitely a fun sequel and I will be reading the others!

City of Ashes (Mortal Instruments): Cassandra Clare: Book 2 - the series is getting better!

I liked this book just as much as Shiver – maybe even more. The new narrative voices were fun. It was neat to see things in a more rounded way instead of just from Sam and Grace. I am excited to see how things end with Forever.

If you love Twilight READ the the Wolves of Mercy Falls series by Maggie Stiefvater - You will adore Grace and Sam in Shiver, Linger, & Forever ♥

Sarah Dessen does it again – I absolutely love this book. It isn’t my favorite of hers, but I will read it again, I am sure. This book seems to be more lesson-y than her others, but she doesn’t hit you over the head with the lesson. And, really, it is a lesson that I needed to be reminded of big time, so it was a timely read.

Fifteen-year-old Colie is spending the summer with her eccentric Aunt Mira while her mother travels. Formerly chubby and still insecure, Colie has built a shell around herself.

I cannot say enough good things about this book. It was just SO amazing. I would recommend it to everyone.

The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, by Nancy Farmer. In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.

I love Jane Eyre and I love a good modernization (and I love the cover of this book) so I figured I better give this one a shot. It was SO good. Lindner did a great job tying all the elements of the original into this book and actually making them work in modern day, which I was afraid she wouldn’t be able to do.

Jane / April Lindner "In this contemporary retelling of "Jane Eyre," an orphaned nanny becomes entranced with her magnetic and brooding employer, a rock star with a torturous secret from his past.

I got this at the same time I got Cracked Up To Be. I enjoyed the first well enough, so I figured I would give this a shot too. I liked it much better than the first one (though I liked that one as well), I think mostly because I liked the narrator better. This is a tough book that deals with a lot of ugly – but very real – things; I would definitely recommend it.

Regina, a high school senior in the popular--and feared--crowd, suddenly falls out of favor and becomes the object of the same sort of vicious bullying that she used to inflict on others, until she finds solace with one of her former victims.

I had a hard time getting into this at first and didn’t think I was going to like it. Which was kinda sad, since I had heard so many good things about it. Eventually, though, it drew me in and I ended up really enjoying it. Not my favorite book ever, but once I got past the execution (which I didn’t like) and just focused on the idea and story (which I did), it was good.

Eyes Like Stars (Théâtre Illuminata, Book One) by Lisa Mantchev. Cover illustration by Jason Chan.