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    The Punk Ethic – Timothy Decker

    “April 2 My alarm clock went off at 7:00 I stared at it. ‘April is the cruelest month,’ what horrible crap. Boring ass Monday is the cruelest days, that’s more accurate. Despite being completely exhausted, I started cramming stuff into my gig bag by order of importance.” Back to music, what are songs anyway? They’re crappy little stories. And there are two kinds: the whiny confession. Which suck. And the fictional story. Which suck. All this strumming and singing is a waste. I’m tired of wasting time. I don’t want to tell anybody anything about me. That’s stupid. I don’t want to invent some story. I don’t want to be…

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    Geek Girl – Cindy C Bennett

    “’Think I could turn that boy bad?’ My two best friends – my only two friends really – Ella ad Beth follow my gaze and laugh. We’re sitting on the outskirts of the cafeteria, outcasts physically and socially. We’re proud of this. We strive for this. ‘Trevor Hoffman?’ Beth scoffs. ‘No way, Jen.’” When Jen makes a bet with her friends that she can turn geeky boy Trevor into a bad boy, the goth girl thinks it’ll be an easy task which should complete just around the time she wants to get kicked out of her current foster home. The winnings will see her best friends pay for her new…

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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…

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    My Lunatic Life – Sharon Sala

    “The alarm that Tara Luna had set with such confidence last night yanked her rudely from Channing Tatum’s arms, just when he was about to kiss her. Omg… did the universe have a wicked sense of humour or what? She rolled over to the side of the bed and turned it off ‘What a mood killer,’ she muttered, and sat up.” Tara is a psychic, she doesn’t like the term but it’s the only way she can explain how she knows things other people don’t. She can also talk to ghosts and has two that have followed her through life since she was little, everywhere she’s been dragged by her…