Search Results: "Meg Haston"


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PAPERWEIGHT by Meg Haston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 7, 2015

"A diligent problem novel if not a gripping one. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Struggles with self-image and grief fill this novel. Read full book review >

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HOW TO ROCK BRACES AND GLASSES by Meg Haston
FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2011

"Fun, but true geeks will notice that popularity still wins in the end. (Fiction. 12-14)"
In a morality tale with all the breeziness and exaggeration of a teen movie, an eighth-grade mean girl loses her status and becomes only slightly less mean. Read full book review >

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BREAK-UPS AND MAKE-UPS by Meg Haston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Accessible, funny and ultimately safe: Kacey may make mistakes, but readers can trust that all will turn out right in the end. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Mostly reformed mean girl Kacey Simon returns in this preteen drama with a heart. Read full book review >

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THE END OF OUR STORY by Meg Haston
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2017

"A slightly philosophical love story for readers who want a little edge to their romance. (Romance. 12-18)"
Nothing, not even murder, will sway Bridget from her determination to reunite with her ex-boyfriend. Read full book review >

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PIGEON P.I. by Meg McLaren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Further feathery cases for this duo would be just fine. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Who's filching the feathered folk of the city? Read full book review >

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JINX by Meg Cabot
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"While too-perfect Jinx isn't as compelling as Cabot's usual heroines, the fluffy gothic romance will keep her readers happy. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
Iowa preacher's daughter Jean (known universally as Jinx) has been shipped off to rich Manhattan cousins. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2009

"A pleaser. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Friendship and loyalty carry the day in this spirited third title of Cabot's Rules-for-Girls series (The New Girl, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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AVALON HIGH by Meg Cabot
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Very nicely done. (Fiction. 12+)"
The author of the Princess Diary series tackles a royal family of more ancient and mythical lineage in this fun, suspenseful retelling of the King Arthur legend. Read full book review >

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JUST IN CASE by Meg Rosoff
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Funny, ironic, magically real; stunning. (Fiction. YA)"
Rosoff examines the idea of fate through minutely observed, concatenated catastrophes and the intersection of exquisitely drawn characters (including a delusional protagonist), in an England-set novel as powerful as her Printz-winning debut, How I Live Now (2004). Read full book review >

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TEEN IDOL by Meg Cabot
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Great fun. (Fiction. 12+)"
When hunky television and movie actor Luke Striker goes undercover to Clayton, Indiana, to research the life of a typical high-school student for a movie he's about to star in, Jen Greenley, everyone's best friend and the school's emotional fix-it girl, is considered to be level-headed enough to be let in on the secret. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: July 1, 2001

"Teenage girls will love it. (Fiction. 12-16)"
What's a high-school freshman to do when she learns she's a princess? Read full book review >

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BURN BABY BURN by Meg Medina
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 8, 2016

"An important story of one of New York City's most dangerous times. (Historical fiction. 13-18)"
A Cuban-American girl comes of age in Flushing, Queens, in 1977, against the backdrop of the Son of Sam murder spree. Read full book review >