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Leap by Jodi Lundgren

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Book Reviews, British Columbia | 1 comment

Summary: Natalie is a newly fifteen year-old girl who is about to have a life-changing summer. With plans to take an intensive summer dance course with her friends, those plans go askew when attentions from Kevin, her best friend Sasha’s older brother, alienate Natalie from her friends. Before she knows it, Natalie is involved in a relationship she doesn’t fully understand, crossing physical boundaries in the moment she later regrets. Unable to take the flak from her dance class friends and drawn to a different type of dance anyway, Natalie finds herself taking more chances with...

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Shade & Sorceress by Catherine Egan

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in Book Reviews, British Columbia | 0 comments

Summary: At the tender age of twelve years old, young Eliza comes into the knowledge of her birthright. The daughter of the former Shang Sorceress, Eliza’s destiny is to take her mother’s place and protect the connection between the lands of Tian Xia and Di Shang through developing her magical powers and having a daughter of her own. But when she is discovered by the Mancers and expected to take her place, everyone is surprised by the fact that she appears to have zero magical ability at all. Despite lacking essential powers, a competing sorceress who has been locked away for a...

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Another Kind of Cowboy by Susan Juby

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Book Reviews, British Columbia | 0 comments

Summary: Ever since he was little, Alex has been in love with horses. Without the funds to own one himself, Alex pretends his bike is a horse, until one day his dreams come true and his father wins Turnip in a poker game. Thus Alex’s life as a cowboy begins as he learns to ride Western style. But what interests Alex most is dressage, an aspect of English riding. Unfortunately this does not fit in with Alex’s father’s idea of what a cowboy should be, and Alex must chose between following his dreams and being who he really is or pleasing his dad. With the help and support of...

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The Source of Light by David Richards

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Book Reviews, Saskatchewan | 0 comments

Summary: When seventeen year-old Mike finds out his mother is having an affair with his father’s co-worker, he’s determined to gather evidence and tell his father what’s going on. His spy skills and best friend Badger help him get the dirt on his mother’s relationship with Janos, but even his alternate identity Arthur Guthrie isn’t able to deduce the truth of the situation. The investigation does yield another surprise though, new friends and a potential girlfriend.¬†As everything starts unravelling and the truth shines like a light in the darkness, Mike is faced...

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Strange Places by Jefferson Smith

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Book Reviews, Saskatchewan | 0 comments

Summary: Living in an orphanage since she was just three years old, thirteen year-old Tayna is considered unlovable. But when a mysterious couple comes to the orphanage with the desire to adopt the girl who has been there the longest, Tayna sees her chance to get out. The nuns have other plans though, and a man named Lord Angiron is out to kill her. In her escape from the orphanage to save her own life, Tayna meets up with a watcher from another world who crosses over with her to what he claims is the place she came from. It’s suddenly possible that Tayna isn’t an orphan after...

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