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Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday Finds!

Credit goes to MizB from Should Be Reading.

Sing Me to Sleep by Angela Morrison
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Release Date: March 18, 2010

Publisher: Razorbill
Pages: 320
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Summary: THE TRANSFORMATION Beth has always been “The Beast”—that’s what everyone at school calls her because of her awkward height, facial scars, and thick glasses. Beth’s only friend is geeky, golden-haired Scott. That is, until she’s selected to be her choir’s soprano soloist, and receives the makeover that will change her life forever.
THE LOVE AFFAIR When Beth’s choir travels to Switzerland, she meets Derek: pale, brooding, totally dreamy. Derek’s untethered passion—for music, and for Beth—leaves her breathless. Because in Derek’s eyes? She’s not The Beast, she’s The Beauty.
THE IMPOSSIBLE CHOICE When Beth comes home, Scott, her best friend in the world, makes a confession that leaves her completely torn. Should she stand by sweet, steady Scott or follow the dangerous, intense new feelings she has for Derek?
THE HEARTBREAK The closer Beth gets to Derek, the further away he seems. Then Beth discovers that Derek’s been hiding a dark secret from her …one that could shatter everything.

The Knife That Killed Me by Anthony McGowan
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Release Date: April 13, 2010
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
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Summary: Paul Vanderman could be at any normal high school where bullies, girls, and annoying teachers are just part of life. But “normal” doesn’t apply when it comes to the school’s biggest bully, Roth—a twisted and threatening thug with an evil agenda.When Paul ends up delivering a message from Roth to the leader of a gang at a nearby school, it fuels a rivalry with immediate consequences. Paul attempts to distance himself from the feud, but somehow Roth keeps finding reasons for him to stick around. Then one day Roth hands him a knife. And even though Paul is scared, he has never felt so powerful.

Party by Tom Leveen
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Release Date: April 27, 2010
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
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Summary: It's Saturday night in Santa Barbara and school is done for the year. Everyone is headed to the same party. Or at least it seems that way. The place is packed. The beer is flowing. Simple, right? But for 11 different people the motives are way more complicated. As each character takes a turn and tells his or her story, the eleven individuals intersect, and reconnect, collide, and combine in ways that none of them ever saw coming.


Zombie Girrrl said...

Nice finds. Party, surprisingly, sounds the most interesting to me. I'd like to see what all their motives and experiences are. :)

Sara said...

Party and Sing Me to Sleep look really good. I've never heard of Party, so I'll add it to my TBR! :)

Diana Paz said...

Thanks, I'm always on the lookout and I'd never heard of either :)

Lea said...

All of those sound amazing, great finds!

Leslie said...

oooh i have Party on my tbr list! =)

Faye said...

OMG seriously, i just got Sing me to Sleep in the mail 2day! can't wait 2 read it.

Rhiannon Hart said...

Nice finds! I haven't come across these before. Sing me to Sleep sounds great.

Amy said...

cooleo covers-I've been wanting to read sing me to sleep for a while. I'm hoping it won't be a sob story;)

Alyssa Kirk @ Teens Read and Write said...

Excellent finds! I haven't heard of any of them. Thanks for the scoop!

Mandy said...

These look awesome. The top one I've heard some buzz about; it looks really good!!

Milka said...

Excellent finds! Party by Tom Leveen and Sing me to Sleep sounds really good!

Shauna said...

Wow, soooo many books! That's awesome. I can't wait to hear the reviews on them. Now I have more to add to my wanna reads list! I just got a few and just posted today at Best wishes! ~Shauna

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Nice finds! I haven't come across these before. You are very lucky.

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