Search Results: "Lauren Myracle"


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TWELVE by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Light, quick reading with an authentic perspective. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Another year, another set of 'tween concerns about friends and foes, anatomical changes, the opposite sex and mother/sister relationships all recounted by 12-year-old Winnie of the previous Eleven (2004). Read full book review >

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TEN  by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"A solid addition to a winning series, this provides the foundation for the characters and action in Eleven (2004). (Fiction. 8-12)"
In this prequel to The Winnie Years series, fans meet their heroine as she celebrates her 10th birthday, secure in her family's love and her identity. Read full book review >

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TTFN by Lauren Myracle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2006

"A funny and moving take on friendship and adolescence. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Angela, Maddy and Zoe are totally BFF—best friends forever—and tell each other everything in their constant instant-message conversations. Read full book review >

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TTYL by Lauren Myracle
Released: April 1, 2004

"ROTFL. (Fiction. YA)"
Told entirely in instant messages, this modern epistolary tale prompts both tears and LOL (laughing out loud). Read full book review >

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YOLO by Lauren Myracle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Funny, deceptively smart and just in time for those going off to college. (Fiction. 14-20)"
Instant-messaging champs Maddie, Angela and Zoe return to hash out their first year away at respective colleges in this fourth installment of Myracle's popular series that began with ttyl (2004). Read full book review >

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AWESOME BLOSSOM by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"A solid, if not outstanding, entry in the Flower Power series. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Secrets rock the flower friends in the fourth entry in Myracle's Flower Power series (Oopsy Daisy, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE INFINITE MOMENT OF US by Lauren Myracle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Summer love has never been so good. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A sweet and sizzling love story from Myracle. Read full book review >

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SHINE by Lauren Myracle
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Raw, realistic and compelling. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
When her gay best friend is brutally beaten in contemporary Black Creek, N.C., a withdrawn teen tracks his assailant. Read full book review >

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VIOLET IN BLOOM by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A triumph. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Fifth grade BFFs Katie-Rose, Yasaman, Violet and Camilla ride again in this stride-hitting second entry in the Flower Power series (Luv Ya Bunches, 2009). Read full book review >

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OOPSY DAISY by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Milla, Violet, Yaz and Katie-Rose continue to charm; here's hoping they have more hijinks in store. (Fiction. 9-13)"
The flower friends play matchmaker in Myracle's (Violet in Bloom, 2010, etc.) third volume in the Flower Power series. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Lauren Myracle
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Myracle effectively pairs these supernatural elements with the real-life horror of racial hatred within an insular community, and Bliss's gentle and witty narrative voice provides just the right balancing tone. (Horror. YA)"
Socio-historical details revitalize classic horror conventions in this suspenseful thriller. Read full book review >

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ELEVEN by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Girls will especially like this enjoyable novel that rings with preteen truth. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Myracle displays a good ear for the words, emotions, and angst of a tween as she takes young heroine Winnie Perry from her 11th to 12th birthdays. Read full book review >