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2012 YA Contemporary Challenge

I'm signing up for my second reading challenge for 2012, the YA Contemporary Challenge. This challenge is a year-long challenge to read & review Young Adult contemporary novels released in 2012. The challenge will run from January 1, 2012 to January 31, 2013. There are three levels to choose from and I opted for level 2 which requires 10 books to read… Continue reading 2012 YA Contemporary Challenge

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YA Series Challenge

Here is another reading challenge, The YA Reading Challenge hosted by I Eat Words and Stalking The Bookshelves. I'm pushing myself again so I am signing up for level six.  The Rules: Challenge runs from January 1st-December 31, 2011, sign up continues until Nov. 1st. Books must be from a MG or YA Series  All… Continue reading YA Series Challenge

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Into The Old World Reading Challenge

The whole aspect of a reading challenge is to push ourselves beyond what we think we can do. Thus, I'm signing up for my second reading challenge for this year - Into The Old World Reading Challenge. The challenge is hosted by Splash of Our Worlds and My Love Affair With Books. For more information… Continue reading Into The Old World Reading Challenge

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time by Mark Haddon

"Prime numbers are what is left when you have taken all the patterns away. I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them." Synopsis from Back Cover: “The curious incident of the dog in the… Continue reading The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time by Mark Haddon

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The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie by Alan Bradley

"Unless some sweetness at the bottom lie, Who cares for all the crinkling of the pie?" This is murder mystery novel set in England in 1950 and features the clever eleven years old heroine Flavia de Luce. She is a brilliant kid with a strange talent in mixing chemicals. She spends a lot of her… Continue reading The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie by Alan Bradley

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Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

"If I win, I'm a prodigy. If I lose then I'm crazy. That's the way history is written." Book description from Goodreads: Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. With two trusty sidekicks in tow, he hatches a cunning plot to divest the fairyfolk of their pot of gold. Of course,… Continue reading Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer