Category Archives: Best of 2014

Lynn’s Favs of 2014

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy For a responsible sixteen-year-old, Michael Wilson has a lot of problems–his father was killed in Afghanistan in 2005, his overworked and overprotective mother will not talk about their situation, and does not want … Continue reading

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Lindsay’s 2014 Favorites

Splintered   By: A.G. Howard A descendant of the inspiration for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests … Continue reading

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Jenn’s MOST AWESOMEST Young Adult Novels of 2014

Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger In her alternate England of 1851, while taking her friend Sidheag by train to her werewolf pack in Scotland, sixteen-year-old Sophronia uncovers a plot that threatens to dissolve all of London into chaos and … Continue reading

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Audrey’s Top 5 of 2014

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny , and the Fight for Civil Rights  by Steve Sheinkin On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, … Continue reading

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Veronica’s Fav’s of 2014

Jasper Dent Series by Barry Lyga    YA SER: JAS Seventeen-year-old Jazz learned all about being a serial killer from his notorious “Dear Old Dad,” but believes he has a conscience that will help fight his own urges and right … Continue reading

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Kelsey’s Best of 2014

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson About: The lush city of Palmares Três shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip casters and practiced politicians. In the midst of this vibrant metropolis, June Costa creates art that’s sure to … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Best of 2014

Palace of Spies #1 by Sarah Zettel  About: It is London in 1716. 16 year old Peggy Fitzroy has been tossed into the street for refusing to marry the man chose for her by her uncle. Brave and resilient Peggy is … Continue reading

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