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March 2009-What I Read

Wow-in some ways it seems March flew by and in others it seems like it lasted forever! But between work, grad school, and wedding plans, I managed to get a lot of reading in. Here's what I read: (I read a lot of these in the last week, so reviews will be coming soon!)

1. Prada and Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard-my review
2. Wake by Lisa McMann
3. Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev-my review
4. Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas-2009-2010 Gateway Award Nominee
5. Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson-2009-2010 Gateway Award Nominee
6. ABC's of Kissing Boys by Tina Ferraro-my review
7. Envy: A Luxe Novel by Ana Godbersen
8 Prom by Laurie Halse Anderson-my review
9. If I Stay by Gayle Forman-my review
10. Herbert's Wormhole by Peter Nelson and Rohitash Rao
11. Fade by Lisa McMann

Comments

  1. OMG can I please borrow Prada and Prejudice or trade or something? If you are interested in swapping for one of my books, email me PLEASE at ebcellaATcomcastDOTnet! That's a great list, I look forward to beginning Eyes Like Stars!

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  2. I'm also really looking forward to eyes like stars! :D

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  3. Your read so many great ones! Eyes Like Stars was fantastic!

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  4. Great books. And you read so many. I have to try to read a lot like you ^^

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  5. Oooooh good list of books!!! I've only read the first 2 on your list...must. get. more. books! LOL

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  6. Brooke Reviews-I'll be posting my reviews of Wake and Fade soon!

    Bookworm-I hope you like Eyes Like Stars and Prada!

    Robin_Titan-I hope you like Eyes Like Stars too-it was amazing.

    Erika Lynn-Yep, I can't wait for the sequel.

    Thao-Haha-I don't think I read that much, but thanks!:)

    Rhonda-I read a lot of good ones in March-I hope you can get tons of books!:)

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  7. Did you like Herbert's Wormhole? My 7 y/o daughter read it (an ARC) and liked it, but was frustrated that the illustrations were missing for 3/4 of the book.

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