Author Archives: emmadeboer

Good News and Going On Break

I got a JOB! I am a Youth Services Librarian! But… That means that I will be taking a break from blogging until May 2014. Currently, I am working full time, going to school, and working on my school library … Continue reading

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Hostage Three — Nick Lake

Bloomsbury, 2013 How much is your life worth? The last thing Amy wanted or expected was to sail around the world with her father and her stepmother. What she really wanted was to turn 18 and take control of her … Continue reading

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Confessions from a Bibliophile will be Featured in the Paperback of Scarlet

That’s right! I am lucky enough to be one of the bloggers featured in the paperback version of Scarlet by Marissa Meyer! I reviewed both Cinder and Scarlet and will be reviewing Cress once I can get my hands on a copy of one. This is … Continue reading

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Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) – Gail Carriger

Little, Brown and Company, 2013 Sophronia is a tomboy of the first order. She would much rather spend time climbing dumb waiters and figuring out how they work than learning to curtsey, which is why her mother decided to send … Continue reading

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The Iron Fey Series — Julie Kagawa

Harlequin Teen, 2010 The Iron Fey series follows Meghan Chase, a seemingly average teenage girl…that is until she discovers she is the daughter of King Oberon of the Seelie Court. Her younger brother Ethan is taken by the Iron King, … Continue reading

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Boxers & Saints – Gene Luen Yang

First Second, 2013 Boxers & Saints tells two sides of the same story. Boxers tells the story of Little Bao, whose village is abused by missionaries claiming the abuse is for good and in the name of Christ. Little Bao turns to … Continue reading

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Realistic Fiction Annotations: Liar and Spy & Dead End in Norvelt

Rebecca Stead. Liar and Spy. Wendy Lamb Books, 2012. 180pg. Grades 2 – 6. Realistic fiction. (Set in the 21st century/Mystery). Bluebonnet Nominee 2014-2015. Georges (pronounced without the ‘s’ like Georges Seraut) is bullied at school. His former best friend … Continue reading

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