Tag Archives: High School

The Rains by Gregg Hurwitz

The Rains by Gregg Hurwitz; 2016; $17.99; 349 pages; Tor Teen, New York, NY; 978-0-7653-8267-2; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Gresham, Young Adult Fiction; 11/16/16-11/17/16 Why did I read this?  Because I have read many of Gregg Hurwitz work and really enjoyed them. Red Dawn meets Invasion of the Body Snatchers meets Dawn of the Dead. […]

Exile by Kevin Emerson

Exile by Kevin Emerson; 2014; $17.99; 304 pages; Katherine Tegen Books, New York, NY; 978-0-0-213395-3; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Rockwood; 3/10/16-3/12/16 Why did I read this?  Kevin is another author that I met at Wordstock a few years ago and I have read many of his books.  He has written lots of different things and […]

Forget What You Think You Know

Columbine by Dave Cullen; 2009; $26.99; 417 pages; Twelve, New York, NY; 978-0-446-54693-5; 371.782097888C967c; purchased from Multnomah County Library Title Wave Used Bookstore; 5/9/14-5/13/14 Dave Cullen was one of the original media people to cover the Columbine shootings back in 1999 and then he researched and investigated for the next nine years before published this book in […]

without a trace

The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci; 2000; $17.00; 248 pages; Harcourt, Inc, Orlando, FL; 978-0-15-202388-1; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Gresham; 4/6/14-4/8/14 What is the story?  School outcast Chris Creed has disappeared without a trace after sending an ambiguously worded email to the school principal.  It seems that everyone wants to blame his disappearance […]

Not at all what I expected

Virals by Kathy Reichs; 2010; $17.99; 454 pages; Razorbill, New York, NY; 978-1-59514-342-6; Teen Fiction; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Rockwood; 4/2/14-4/3/14 What is the story?  Tory Brennan, niece of Bones star Temperance Brennan, lives in Florida with her father and is following somewhat in the footsteps of her aunt by being really in science. […]

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