Category Archives: Contemporary

Grit by Gillian French

Title: Grit Author: Gillian French Date Started: May 30 Date Finished: June 10 Format: Hardcover from my shelf It’s summer in rural Maine; when seventeen-year-old Darcy Prentiss isn’t raking berries with her sister, Mags, and cousin, Nell, during the day, … Continue reading

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Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Title: Holding Up the Universe Author: Jennifer Niven Date Started: May 15 Date Finished: May 17 Format: Hardcover from local library Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time … Continue reading

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The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

Title: The Names They Gave Us Author: Emery Lord Date Started: May 16 Date Finished: May 17 Format: ebook from the digital library Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp … Continue reading

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99 Days by Katie Cotugno

Title: 99 Days Author: Katie Cotugno Date Started: May 9 Date Finished: May 15 Format: ebook from Bookshout Day 1: Julia Donnelly eggs my house my first night back in Star Lake, and that’s how I know everyone still remembers … Continue reading

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Stranger than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer

Title: Stranger than Fanfiction Author: Chris Colfer Date Started: May 9 Date Finished: May 10 Format: Hardcover from local library Cash Carter is the young, world famous lead actor of the hit television Wiz Kids. When four fans jokingly invite … Continue reading

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Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

Title: Windfall Author: Jennifer E. Smith Date Started: May 2 Date Finished: May 9 Format: ebook from the digital library Alice doesn’t believe in luck—at least, not the good kind. But she does believe in love, and for some time … Continue reading

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Fourth Comings by Megan McCafferty

Title: Fourth Comings Author: Megan McCafferty Series: Jessica Darling Previous Books in the Series:  1. Sloppy Firsts 2. Second Helpings 3. Charmed Thirds Date Started: April 24 Date Finished: April 25 Format: Paperback from my shelf At first it seems … Continue reading

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