Tag Archives: Morris Award

Don’t Let the Title Fool You

Sex & Violence by Carrie Mesrobian. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Lab, 2013 Evan Carter knows exactly how to find the girls who will say, “Yes.” He specializes in avoiding long term commitments or any consequences from his conquests. Odds are always good … Continue reading

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A Tale of Dark Family Secrets

Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013. “Because blood is blood, and every family has its own force. Its own flavor. Its own charm and strange.” Win is a young man, sent to boarding school … Continue reading

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Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross

Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross. New York; Delacourte Press, 2013. Maude Pichon has run away from her home in the French province of Brittany to escape an arranged marriage. But life in Paris is far harder, and much more expensive, … Continue reading

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And The Winners Are

I’ve made progress on all of my reading challenges. I did finish my last book for the Morris Award Challenge on time. That meant that when the Youth Media Awards were announced on Monday, I had read all of the … Continue reading

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Challenge Update – Week 6

While I haven’t been posting updates here regularly, I have been reading for the challenge. In fact, I have finished the Nonfiction Challenge and am reading the final book in the Morris Award short list. I should have no problem … Continue reading

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Challenge Progress – Week 3

Three weeks down, four to go, and I am more than halfway through the challenge! So far I have read four of the five on the Nonfiction Award shortlist and two of the Morris Award finalists. Six books read, four … Continue reading

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Challenge Progress – Week 2

This week I made much better progress, finishing three books. I read two more nonfiction titles: Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose and Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson.  That … Continue reading

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