Describe the book: Seventeen year old Bianca piper she doesn't think positive about her self but when she does get the positive energy it's from Wesley rush the biggest man whore of the school but once he gives her the name DUFF she's contemplating and not to meantion her home life isn't the greatest and Wesley and her become engines with benefits
What did you think: I thought it was an amazing book and my favorite part is that when Wesley ended up hitting Bianca's father and takes her back to his place to talk about family problems.
Who would you recommend it to: People who enjoy non-fiction
- K.M. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
The Fault In Our Stars
Describe the book: Its about a girl named Hazel Grace and she has cancer. She meets this boy named Augustus and falls in love with him.
What did you think: This book made me cry but it was a good book
Who would you recommend it to: people who love romance
- K.P. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
Roses Are Red
Describe the book: Detective Alex Cross is called when a series of bank robberies leave countless people dead. When he takes on the case, he must not only face the meticulous criminal who's nicknamed the "Mastermind," but also the danger he's putting his family in. Cross becomes obsessed with the case when he learns the Mastermind planned one last, monumental crime.
What did you think: I loved this book because of how complex it was. There were a lot of plot twists that kept me interested while reading it. My favorite part was when the identity of the Mastermind was revealed.
Who would you recommend it to: Crime-fiction lovers, people who like mysteries
- M.H. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
Give a boy a gun
Describe the book: The book follows 2 characters, Brendan and Michael are being teased by football players daily. This causes both of them to become angrier and darker over the years. This leads to them stealing a small amount of guns and taking their classmates hostage. At this point everyone begins to panic. But the only thing matters to them is revenge.
What did you think: I felt the book was very intense. Throughout the book you were left guessing on what's going to happen next. This book really intrigued me because it's a story of how people handled bullying and the wrong ways to go about it. My favorite part of the book was at the end when dustin Williams tackled Brendan
Who would you recommend it to: Suspenseful stories
- S.R. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Describe the book: Tom Sawyer is a typical boy. He suffers through school, spends his days outdoors, and runs off to be a pirate. Drama is added when he and Huck Finn witness a murder, but the main drama is that of everyday life, forgotten from day to day.
What did you think: I loved this book. That may sound cliche, but Mark Twain is one of the best Authors of all time. My favorite part was that trough all the drama, the major themes that childhood should be cherished remain. The characters are atypical of heroes, yet seem more real.
Who would you recommend it to: Everyone who can read.
- C.S. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Describe the book: Two teenage boys, both named Will Grayson, meet unexpectedly and their lives change around that event. One gets a boyfriend the other gets a girlfriend. Seconds of honesty are had and depression is too.
What did you think: It is a coming of age story. It helps the reader grasp the reality of depression and homosexuality. I loved it.
Who would you recommend it to: People questioning themselves.
- D.j. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
Describe the book: farmer Narracott buys a thoroughbred horse rather than a plough animal, but when his teenaged son Albert trains the horse and calls him Joey, the two becoming inseparable. When his harvest fails, the farmer has to sell Joey to the British cavalry and he is shipped to France where, after a disastrous offensive he is captured by the Germans.
What did you think: Well this book was very sad since albert trains this horse and then loses him to the British cavalry after his harvest fails. Albert thought that he would never see him again. This is probably my most favorite book.
Who would you recommend it to: I recommend this to people who love horse's.
- E.H. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
The Fellowship of the Ring
Describe the book: The one ring to rule them all was passed down to Frodo from Bilbo. Sauron rises back up to power and is searching for the ring. The only way to stop him is for Frodo to throw the ring into Mount Doom. A fellowship is created and they start to travel to Mordor to destroy the ring.
What did you think: My favorite part was near the end when Boromir was killed while defending the fellowship.
Who would you recommend it to: I recommend this book to everyone.
- J.S. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire
Describe the book: Harry once again gets in to trouble at hogwarts. In this story hogwarts hosts the triwizard tournament and anyone can put their name in the tournament as long as your 18. But Harry gets his name put into the goblet even though he's not 18 and he gets framed. He has to perform in the tournament regardless. He adventures and performs in the tournamen
What did you think: I loved this book because it kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. My favorite part is the first event when Harry has to battle the dragon and get the golden egg. It's exciting because Harry uses a good strategy to defeat the dragon and gets away with the egg.
Who would you recommend it to: People who love fantasy fiction
- C.B. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library
Just Call My Name
Describe the book: Emily and Sam are finally together, and they think they're safe. With Sam and Riddle's dad in jail, no one expects anything bad. But Clarence is more clever than anyone expects, and he escapes easily. A master of disguise with a pension for robbery and a burning hatred in his twisted heart make the Bell's lives more dangerous than they thought.
What did you think: I loved how it carried over seamlessly from the first book, and continues on from where you leave off. The tension and excitement is there from the start, and it sticks with it until the end. Clarence is a great bad guy in the most unique sense of the way. He is disturbed, and portrayed perfectly in that manner.
Who would you recommend it to: Those who don't like to read, adventurers, romance
- E.Z. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library