Friday, April 16, 2010
Now Blake is sucked into the world of Marissa. Marissa is living with her grandma because of her mom's meth habit. When she sees Blake's picture, she begs him to help her find her mother.
So what happens when a guy starts hanging out with a "girl" friend? Especialy when he already has a girlfriend? The rumor mill starts grinding away, creating drama where there shouldn't be any drama. What will happen if he messes up? How long can Shannon believe there's nothing going on between Blake and Marissa? What will she do when she sees the pictures?
Friday, April 9, 2010
Connor gets into too many fights. His parents are planning a vacation to the Bahamas while he is getting unwound. Risa isn't good enough. She lives in a State Home. New babies are coming in, and if you aren't good enough, you get unwound. Lev is a tithe. In his religion, God is given ten percent of all a person possesses. Lev is the tenth child, he is going to be unwound as a way of giving back to God. Being a "tithe" is a great honor, and Lev is proud of his status. That changes when a crazy guy grabs him and takes him on a wild trip.
With short chapters and lots of suspense, this is a book you won't want to put down.
AWARDS: Evergreen Young Adult Book Award Winner - 2010, YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers - 2008