Friday, September 4, 2009

Friday Finds (09/04/09)

Here are more books this week...

From the back cover of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Junior is a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian reservation. Born with a variety of medical problems, he is picked on by everyone but his best friend. Determined to receive a good education, Junior leaves the rez to attend an all-white school in the neighboring farm town where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Despite being condemned as a traitor to his people and enduring great tragedies, Junior attacks life with wit and humor and discovers a s strength inside himself that never knew existed.

Inspired by his own experiences growing up, award-winning author Sherman Alexie chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one unlucky boy trying to rise above the life everyone expects him to live.
From the back cover of Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen
Halley and Scarlett have been best friends ever since they met. Halley has always been the quiet one, Scarlett braver and more outgoing. Halley has always turned to Scarlett when things get rough, and Scarlett has always known just what to do. It's the perfect setup. But everything changes at the beginning of their junior year. Scarlett's boyfriend is killed in a motorcycle accident; then Scarlett finds out that she is carrying his baby. For the first time ever, Scarlett really needs Halley. Now Halley has to learn how to be strong for Scarlett. It won't be easy, but Halley knows that she can't let Scarlett down. Because a true friend is a promise you keep forever.

From the back cover of The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and The Struggle by L.J. Smith
Elena: the golden girl, the leader, the one who can have any boy she wants.

Stefan: brooding and mysterious, he seems to be the only one who can resist Elena, even as he struggles to protect her from the horrors that haunt his past.

Damon: sexy, dangerous, and driven by an urge for revenge against Stefan, the brother who betrayed him. Determined to have Elena, he'd kill to possess her.

[...] the tale of two vampire brothers and the beautiful girl torn between them.
Besides finding these books at the bookstore, I found a pretty fun vlog to watch on youtube. And it is by author John Green. Check it out by clicking his name. It is pretty funny so go and check it out!!!

Pick up your cup of tea (or whatever beverage you prefer) & HAPPY readings!!!

5 comments:

  1. All of these books sound good. I especially want to read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. I've heard good things about that book. :)

    Happy reading!

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  2. Great books! Vampire diaries is really good.

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  3. There's an award for you on my blog!

    http://abookloversdiary.blogspot.com/2009/09/yay-more-awards.html

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  4. Great books! Enjoy reading! :)

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  5. I just gave you an award at my blog :)

    http://thilette.blogspot.com/2009/09/awards.html

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