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bjanderson
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PostSubject: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyMon May 18, 2009 2:20 pm

Does anyone have suggestions for a good book to read? Either middle-grade or young adult? Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyMon May 18, 2009 5:51 pm

Let's see:

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (2nd book comes out in September)
The Midnighter Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld (3 books, obviously)
The Mortal Instrument Series by Cassandra Clare (3 books--again, obvious)
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke (again obviously 3 books)
The Fablehaven Series by Brandon Mull (HIGHLY RECOMMEND THESE! THEY ARE FUN!) (4 books so far and the 5th and final installment will come out next year--he's also written The Candy Shop Wars and a children's book coming out called Pingo)

Hope that helps.
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyMon May 18, 2009 6:29 pm

Thanks a bunch! I've been reading everything I can get my hands on, so every suggestion helps.
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyThu May 21, 2009 10:11 am

The forest of Hands and Teeth (YA)
The Lightning Thief series (MG)
Down the Rabbit Hole (YA)
Cracked Up to Be (YA)
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyTue May 26, 2009 8:24 am

Power of Five series (Anthony Horowitz)
Alex Rider series (Anthony Horowitz)

That's all I can think of for now.
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptySun Jun 28, 2009 10:44 am

I love:

THE BOOK THIEF (YA)
THIRTEEN REASONS WHY (YA)
HOW NOT TO BE POPULAR (YA)
LOOKING FOR ALASKA (YA)
AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES (YA)
WICKED LOVELY (YA)
THE GIVER (YA)
SUITE SCARLETT (YA)
JUST LISTEN (YA)
I'D TELL YOU I LOVE YOU BUT THEN I'D HAVE TO KILL YOU (YA)
WINTERGIRLS (YA)
WAKE (YA)
THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH (YA)
EVERMORE (YA)
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptySun Jun 28, 2009 10:59 am

Finished Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian. Normally I don't read much of MG fantasy, especially ones with a prophecy, as Emily says, but this one ended the series really well. I recommend it Smile
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I personally must say that Goddess of Yesterday is a great novel to read. I don't have it on me so i don't know the author but i do know it's an amazing read!

~Akurei Enzeru
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Is it MG or YA?
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Young Adult definitely o.o

~Akurei Enzeru
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyMon Jun 29, 2009 12:35 pm

Is it by Caroline Cooney? I googled it and read the review. Now to read the book itself.
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyMon Jun 29, 2009 6:49 pm

Mmmmhmm that sounds about write!

I read that bout when i was about nine and it was amazing 0.0

-i'm a book-aholic ^^-

~Akurei Enzeru
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyMon Jun 29, 2009 9:40 pm

Anything by Madeleine L'Engle are great YA stories. I think I might need a new copy of A Wrinkle in Time I've read it so much.
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My favourite in the Time Quartet is Many Waters.
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The Wrinkle in Time Series! Those are very good.

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Lapillus wrote:
I love:


THIRTEEN REASONS WHY (YA)

I love you.

Two good books were The Truth About Forever and Grace. They're both YA and amazing. <3
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PostSubject: Re: Does anyone have any good book suggestions?   Does anyone have any good book suggestions? EmptyTue Jun 30, 2009 10:44 pm

For MGs, I suggest William Corlett's The Magician's House Quartet. The four books are:
The Steps up the Chimney
The Door in the Tree
The Tunnel behind the Waterfall
The Bridge in the Clouds
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