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Readergirlz Unveil Their First Three Picks for 2009

December 29th, 2008 (10:43 pm)
thirsty

Current Mood: thirsty
Current Song: A Beautiful Mind score music


Be prepared for our upcoming discussions at readergirlz - read ahead! Here are the readergirlz book picks for the first three months of 2009:

January: A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (historical fiction, with a subplot based on the murder of Grace Brown at Big Moose Lake)
February: No Laughter Here by Rita Williams-Garcia (contemporary drama about friendship, culture, and taboos)
March: The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson (a hybrid of genres; a girl searching for the truth and her identity)

readergirlz is the foremost online book community for teen girls, led by five critically acclaimed YA authors - Dia Calhoun, Holly Cupala, Lorie Ann Grover, Justina Chen Headley, and Melissa Walker. To promote teen literacy and leadership in girls, readergirlz features a different YA novel and corresponding community service project every month.

Join us at http://www.readergirlz.com

Comments

Posted by: SarahsBooks (sarahsbooks)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 02:25 pm (UTC)

Is it March yet?

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 07:07 pm (UTC)
happy

*grin*

Posted by: mandyhubbard (mandyhubbard)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 04:03 pm (UTC)

I've read A NORTHERN LIGHT and just finished JENNA FOX.

Although i have to wonder-- why no new(09)books?

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 07:07 pm (UTC)

We select books based on content, rather than release date. We have showcased new releases as well as YA staples, historical fiction as well as contemporary dramas, comedies and romances and fantasies and more. Check out the awesome variety at our archive of featured titles:

http://www.readergirlz.com/archive.html

Posted by: mandyhubbard (mandyhubbard)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 07:10 pm (UTC)

ah, gotcha!! You have a great list-- I've read at least 7 or 8 of them. :-)

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 07:20 pm (UTC)

Awesome! :) Please tell me you'll join us for A NORTHERN LIGHT and JENNA and....!

Posted by: lizgallagher (lizgallagher)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 07:38 pm (UTC)

Ooh, excellent choices! I totally heart A Northern Light and Adoration and . . . well, I heart Rita but I ahven't read No Laughter Here yet. I will!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: December 30th, 2008 07:43 pm (UTC)

If you like her other books, then you'll like NLH.

Come talk about ANL and Jenna with us! Please? :)

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