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Dead to You

April 27, 2012 11:19 am
posted by smatush

Title:  Dead to You

Author: Lisa McMann

Summary: Having been abducted at age seven, abandoned, a foster child, and homeless, Ethan, is happy to be home until his brother’s suspicion and his own inability to remember something unspeakable from his early childhood begin to tear the family apart.     

Who will like it: If you like tough, realistic situations then this one is for you.

If you like this, try these: Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

Tags: Family, Fighting, Romance, High School, Drama, Friends

Recommended by: Sam Matush, Youth Services Librarian

Treasure Island

December 29, 2011 4:38 pm
posted by smatush

 

Series: Treasure Island

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Summary: A boy named Jim discovers a treasure map…Flint’s treasure map! So, Jim and his companions set out in search of the treasure with no idea what’s in store for them next – a mutiny, a

Why I picked it: I really love stories of pirates, anything of that sort.

Who will like it: People who love action, romantic tales, and the sea.

If you like this, try these: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray, Vampirates by Justin Somper, Pirate Curse by Kai Meyer, Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer, Star-crossed by Linda Collison

Tags: pirates, adventure, fighting

Recommended by: Ava A. (13-years old), Mounce Library Patron