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Monday, January 26, 2009

Recommended Reading from the postergirlz!

As a compliment to our featured January title, A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly, the postergirlz, our fantastic teen lit advisory council, recommend these great reads!

What Happens Here by Tara Altebrando

The Creek by Jennifer L. Holm

The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman

The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Galante

Oxford Dictionary of English


Little Willow said...

I'm so happy with this lineup, especially with What Happens Here and The Creek.

Jackie Parker said...

Whereas I pull for Ruby in the Smoke! The Creek is dark, dark, dark, so I'm sure everyone will love it! *grin*

Mitzy said...

What Happens Here is SO good! I didn't expect it be so great, and it really was!

Melissa Walker said...

I still need to read WHAT HAPPENS HERE; I keep hearing great things and I love Tara!

Reyna Meinhardt said...

Wow, "The Phantom Slait of Butterfly's" looks great! I will have to keep that one in mind to read!

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