Blogging from A to Z Challenge Books Young Adult

E #atozchallenge

Hooray for E!


E is the letter for titles such as Empty and Everwild!

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Empty, by KM Walton, is a story of a teen who faces lots of disappointment, self loathing and depression.  Based on reviews I think this is a must read for everyone so we can spot the warning signs when teens need help.  I have a feeling this book could be coupled with Skinny by Donna Cooner.

Everwild is part of the Skinjacker series by Neal Shusterman.

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Have you read this series?  The covers are scary but so intriguing!  I’ve heard good things about this series from many people: kids and adults.  Everwild picks up with dead children who are in limbo.  How interesting (and creepy) is that?

I don’t think I’ll read this series before I go to be at night…

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Skinny by Donna Cooner

I’m thrilled to have been approached to read Skinny by Donna Cooner and then participate in a roundtable discussion afterwards.

Skinny by Donna Cooner

Here’s what they’re saying about Skinny:

You’re fat. HUGE even.  You’re ugly.  No one likes you.  everyone is making fun of you.  You are stupid.  That is all Ever hears from her dark side, the relentless voice in her head who she names “Skinny”.  Ever decides toe shake off this evil little sprite by facing her fears and head on and undergoing weight loss surgery, but will she be able to find the real Ever hiding inside?  This book is truthful and heartfelt, exposing teen’s deepest, darkest fears and pulling them into the light.  Even those who haven’t had Ever’s issues have other real issues of their own–issues that will make them identify with Ever and root for her all the way.

Wow.  Pretty amazing, huh?  I can’t wait to finish it.

I feel a giveaway coming on…!