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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Little Willow's Book Bag

This Week's Picks
According to Kit by Eugenie Doyle

For Your Younger Sister
Snowfall Surprise by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stephens
Alphas by Lisi Harrison

This Month's Spotlighted Title
The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray

4 comments:

Melissa Walker said...

Ooh, what's Alphas like? In line with the Clique books?

Little Willow said...

Alphas is the start of a new series. It has some Clique-ish vernacular and similar writing style, but the girls are less catty, making it more like The Ashleys (by Melissa de la Cruz) yet at a futuristic high-pressure academy with 100 extremely talented (performing arts, visual arts, culinary arts, athletics, you name it) girls.

Melissa Walker said...

Ooh, that sounds really fascinating!

Little Willow said...

Melissa: Let me know what you think if/when you read it.