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    Other Words For Love –Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

    “In 1985, just about everyone was afraid of two things: a nuclear attack by the russians and a gruesome death from the AIDS virus, which allegedly thrived on the mouth pieces of New York City public telephones. My best friend, Summer, however, didn’t worry about catching AIDS from a phone or anything else. She started kissing boys when we were twelve and wrote every one of their names in her diary, which had a purple velvet cover.” Ari is the average one,she only has Summer around and she feels invisible in her Brooklyn high school, her hair is too flat, her style too preppy and her personality too quiet. Summer…

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    Wanderlove – Kirsten Hubbard

    “Day 1: Arrival Travel companions Overpriced organic fruit & nut bar from airport terminal Ergonomic travel pillow Phone with astronomical roaming charges Sketchbook (knockoff moleskine) Assortment of pens and pencils Left Behind Old version of myself” Bria had had enough of being a good girl, her love of art stopped when it became a battle. Telling her parents she was fine with a State college instead of Art School gaged no reaction whatsoever and she knew she had to get away. So she booked herself onto a Global Vagabonds trek across Central America. The brochure had lots of 18-25 year old types laughing and having fun, the reality; it was…

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    Rumours from the Boys’ Room – Rose Cooper

    “Consider This a Warning!!! This is not just any notebook. This is still my super-secret Pre-Blogging Notebook, with all my innermost private thoughts. Well, until they become public when I post some of them on my almost popular blog.” Sofia Becker, Middlebrooke Middle School blogger extraordinaire, is back! And this time her gossip isn’t only from the girls’ room. The rumor mill is out of control at Sofia’s school, so it’s a good thing Sofia and her super-secret notebook can set everyone straight. Entertaining and funny, this second novel in the BLOGTASTIC! Series by Rose Cooper features super-cute black-and-white illustrations . . . girls will love passing this book around…