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Best Book Ever (5)

Coranne (or Amanda C.) from Short and Sweet Reviews hosts a weekly feature called "The Best Book Ever." Each week, different bloggers (some stay the same each week) will be "facing off" Food Network style to tell you why their choice of book is the best one in the genre. Each week a different topic will be featured.

This week's topic... The Good Guy Gets the Girl Again, this was another super easy pick for me this week. There is no denying how much I LOVE the book I chose to push. It is fabulous. Beyond fabulous, actually. In fact, this book deserves a spot next to my adored Laurie Halse Anderson books: Speak and Twisted. (This one might actually be better than Twisted! eek.) That's how great this novel is. (sigh) Even though the content is challenging-- and so relevant with teens-- I fell in love with the main character. (Which is a teenage boy, by the way.) It is so hard to find books that feature males as the MC that are believable. I am sad that I haven&…

Waiting on Wednesday (9)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. A girl in Robin Hood's Merry Men? Oooh, yeah! I love a good kick-butt girl MC. Check out this cover. She looks fierce. Good thing this book hit the shelves yesterday!