Tag Archives: TX Lone Star List Nominee 2016

Thankful for the Murphy Middle School Student Lone Star Committee 2015

Hello, All! If you have been following the blog for the past few months you have seen the feedback from real, live, Murphy Middle School students as they weighed in on their favorite Texas Lone Star List nominations for the upcoming 2016 list! Thank … Continue reading

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Jackaby by William Ritter

 Jackaby by William Ritter About: Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see … Continue reading

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Ink & Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani

 Ink & Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani  About: Claire Takata has never known much about her father, who passed away when she was a little girl. But on the anniversary of his death, not long before her seventeenth birthday, she finds … Continue reading

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Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow by Michael Buckley  About: Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha … Continue reading

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Trust Me, I’m Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer

Trust Me, I’m Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer  About: Julep Dupree tells lies. A lot of them. She’s a con artist, a master of disguise, and a sophomore at Chicago’s swanky St. Agatha High, where her father, an old-school grifter with … Continue reading

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I am Princess X by Cherie Priest

 I am Princess X by Cherie Priest About: Best friends, big fans, a mysterious webcomic, and a long-lost girl collide in this riveting novel illustrated throughout with comics. Once upon a time, two best friends created a princess together. Libby drew … Continue reading

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