Love in the Time of Global Warming

November 7, 2014

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Love in the Time of Global Warming follows the journey of a teenage girl in the apocalypse as she searches for her parents and little brother. On the way she embarks on an adventure similar to The Odyssey and falls in love.

I had so many issues with the book. My disappointment started when a teenage boy named Hex meets our hero, Pen, and says, “I love you. What’s your name?” Believe it or not, this is not the most ridiculous part.

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Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Angel by James Patterson

August 5, 2011

Angel by James Patterson is one of the Teens’ Top Ten Nominations for 2011.
After reading Patterson’s Angel for our high school book club I found myself looking forward to finding out what the book club members thought of the book.  Angel is the latest book in the hugely popular Maximum Ride series.  None of the book club members had read any of the books in the series before, but everyone agreed that Angel was written so that you can just jump into the action and get caught up as you go. Read the rest of this entry »


Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

August 2, 2011

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

When a dark prophecy begins to come true, sixteen-year-old Evie of the International Paranormal Containment Agency must not only try to stop it, she must also uncover its connection to herself and the alluring shapeshifter, Lend.

To read more about the Teens’ Top Ten, click here here.  To request this book from Wake County Public Libraries, click here.  Voting begins August 22, 2011 and ends September 16, 2011.  To vote during these dates, click here.


Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith

August 2, 2011

Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

Even as teenaged Quincie Morris adjusts to her appetites as a neophyte vampire, she must clear her true love, the hybrid-werewolf Kieren, of murder charges; thwart the apocalyptic ambitions of Bradley Sanguini, the vampire-chef who “blessed” her; and keep her dead parents’ restaurant up and running before she loses her own soul.

To read more about the Teens’ Top Ten, click here here.  To request this book from Wake County Public Libraries, click here.  Voting begins August 22, 2011 and ends September 16, 2011.  To vote during these dates, click here.


Teens’ Top Ten 2011: I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

August 2, 2011

I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien.

To read more about the Teens’ Top Ten, click here here.  To request this book from Wake County Public Libraries, click here.  Voting begins August 22, 2011 and ends September 16, 2011.  To vote during these dates, click here.


Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Lies by Michael Grant

August 2, 2011

Lies by Michael Grant is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

As conditions worsen in the FAYZ, where supernatural forces have trapped children under the age of fifteen and resources are running out, it becomes tempting to heed the words of a prophet who says that only death will set them free.

To read more about the Teens’ Top Ten, click here here.  To request this book from Wake County Public Libraries, click here.  Voting begins August 22, 2011 and ends September 16, 2011.  To vote during these dates, click here.


Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

August 2, 2011

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

Sixteen-year-old Nora Grey struggles to face the truth while coping with having a fallen angel boyfriend named Patch and unraveling the mystery surrounding her father’s death.

To read more about the Teens’ Top Ten, click here here.  To request this book from Wake County Public Libraries, click here.  Voting begins August 22, 2011 and ends September 16, 2011.  To vote during these dates, click here.


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