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08/28/2009 - 10:51am

In the future, it really helps us find the best books for you if you
provide your age and the reason why you like a certain book. That way
we can customize our response just for you. Here are some other books
that I hope you will like:

 

The Kingdom Keepers (Disney After Dark) by Ridley Pearson.

08/28/2009 - 10:53am

Hawksong is also part of a series called Kiesha'ra by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. The other
books are:

 

 

Falcondance

Snakecharm

Wolfcry

Wyvernhail

 

Here are some other titles you might enjoy:

 

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray.

08/28/2009 - 10:54am

Here are some other fantasies that I hope you will like:

 

The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke.

Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the
younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they
have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord."

 

The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud.

Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and
instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful
magician Simon Lovelace.

08/28/2009 - 10:55am

Here are three books I hope you might enjoy as well.

Dogboy by Christopher Russell.
In 1346, twelve-year-old Brind, an orphaned kennel boy raised with hunting dogs at an English manor, accompanies his master, along with half of the manor's prized mastiffs, to France, where he must fend for himself when both his master and the dogs are lost at the decisive battle of Crécy.

12/07/2010 - 1:23pm

Here are several titles I hope you might enjoy.

Court Duel by Sherwood Smith. (Sequel to Crown Duel)
Brought to court by a mysterious letter, teenage Countess Meliara finds
herself the subject of all sorts of courtly intrigues and attentions,
including those of the deposed king's sister and an ardent, secret
suitor.

06/05/2009 - 9:00am

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE

As we all know, getting older isn't hard to do. Time continues on. In this poem, Deborah Warren of Massachusetts asks us to think about the life lived between our past and present selves, as indicated in the marginal comments of an old book. There's something beautiful about books allowing us to talk to who we once were, and this poem captures this beauty.

Marginalia

12/07/2010 - 1:22pm

I have included both young adult and adult Christian/inspirational romance
books - a few contemporary and a few historical.

 

Until Tomorrow (Christy and Todd book 1) - by Robin Jones Gunn.

"Christy and Todd are joined by their best buddy, Katie, as they traipse
around Europe for three weeks. Traveling from the fjords of Norway to
the canals of Venice, their relationships are tested when their varying
agendas conflict."--Container.

 

Christy by Catherine Marshall.

12/14/2010 - 4:23pm

Here are three
other titles I hope you might enjoy.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Melinda Sordino's inner voice provides sardonic commentary on her high
school experience, while her real self remains mute about a painful
incident that has made her an outcast.

08/28/2009 - 11:00am

If you enjoyed Scribbler of Dreams by Mary Pearson, here are some other suspenseful romances you may
like:

 

Look for Me by Moonlight by Mary Downing Hahn.

While staying at the remote and reputedly haunted Maine inn run by her
father and pregnant stepmother, sixteen-year-old Cynda feels
increasingly isolated from her father's new family and finds solace in
the attentions of a charming but mysterious guest.

 

Zazoo by Richard Mosher.

08/28/2009 - 11:11am

I have some suggestions
if you liked Dead Girls Don't Write Letters by Gail Giles.

Did you know that author has written other books too? Here are two more
books that she has written:

 

Shattering Glass.

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