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Quentin Jacobsen has always been hopelessly in love with Margo Roth Spiegelman for as long as he can remember. When she shows up at his window telling of a night of adventure he is sure to say yes. But the day after she disappears and appears to have left behind clues as to her whereabouts and Q is determined to find her. A paper town for a paper girl.
This book is exactly what you would expect from a John Green book. The romance, the best friends, the wit and the...
The Final Chapter
The two narrators alternate chapters telling the story of the splinters of their individual families melding into a new one. Eighth-grader Stewart and Ninth-grader Ashley are on their way to becoming step-siblings, with Stewart and his widower dad moving in with Ashley and her divorced mom--though Ashley's recently out-of-the-closet dad is still living in their backyard laneway house. They are a complete contrast of personalities and styles. As Stewart describes:
Elena has been struggling since a young age, shutting people out and retreating into herself. By 17, she is diagnosed with anorexia and is continually in and out of treatment centers. This is about her journey, the ups and the downs of her eating disorder.
This was an incredible retelling of what Elena went through from her teen years into her adult years. The amount of emotion in this book was stunning and I felt myself brought to tears in several places. Elena was a strong person for finding a way to get out of the strong grip anorexia had on her, and though it took her a long...
The America that we know is gone - destroyed by war and a biological disaster. The country is split in two. The dangerous East is full of human survivors riddled by mutation. Lane has always lived in the West, behind a giant wall meant to keep her safe from the feral, mutated creatures of the East. She soon learns that her father is a fetch -- hired to travel into the Feral Zone and retrieve valuable art. When he doesn't return she is forced to go into the feral zone to save him and also finish his mission -- retrieve something of value for a high-ranking official.
Jedi Training Camp
Lightsaber training camp? Sign me up! Unfortunately, this class is held in Singapore, but with lightspeed you will be there in no time.
Although they say this is the most realistic lightsaber fight, my money is on this demonstration of skill.