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The 10 Books of Summer: YWS Book Club 2013



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Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:04 pm
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SailerGirl says...



I would like to nominate Divergent by Veronica Roth! Its an amazing book about a girl Tris and its becoming a movie! The first challenge she faces is what faction to join- Erudite (knowledge), Abnegatron (selflessness), Dauntless (bravery), Aminty (peacefulness), or Candor (truth).
Spoiler! :
She chooses....
Spoiler! :
DAUNTLESS
That part really makes you wonder where you would be. Then she has to survive ingination, and she falls in love.I'm soooo glad its a trilogy! Its amazing! (Excuse my awful spelling!!) :D :) :smt007




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Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:32 am
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yubbies21 says...



Wonder by R. J. Palacio.

Its the story of a 10 year old boy born with a terrible facial deformity. He's never, not once gone to school, but when the summer rolls to a close, he packs his books and heads off to Beecher Prep Middle School. He makes a few friends and fends off all the terrible comments and looks thrown his way because of how he looks. It's a great story that shows the true meaning of being beautiful and how lasting friendships are the sweetest things in the world.
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Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:48 am
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I absolutely LOVE the book Wonder!!!!! :D I read it and I love love love it!!

My profile name was inspired by that book. O.o
Did you know that???
I cried during the book too. It's beautiful and wondrous.
Even though the girl smiles and laughs doesn't mean that she isn't dead inside.




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Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:09 pm
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AngieCandy says...



I suggest any (or all xD) of the Mistborn trilogy by Brian Sanderson! It has fantasy, action, romance, total plot twists-one of the best series I've read in a while! (:
"Everybody stares, as she goes by
'Cause they can see the
flame that's in her eyes
Watch her when she's lighting up the night
Nobody knows that she's a lonely girl
And it's a lonely world
But she gon' let it burn
, baby,burn,baby"




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Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:43 am
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Dutiful says...



Sing me to Sleep by Angela Morrison
Sing me to Sleep
“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
― Sylvia Plath




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Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:43 pm
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BookWorm97 says...



Hey
thanks for the books in PDF. How did you manage to get them? I have been searching constantly for the book 'Skullduggery Pleasant" by Derek Landy and I am unable to find it any where?? But I will read some of the novels suggested above!!
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is that little voice inside whispering, "I'll try again tomorrow......"




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Thu Jul 04, 2013 3:23 pm
sbitonti says...



Has anyone read The Fault in Our Stars by John Green or Looking for Alaska by the same author???!!! SO many people have suggested it to me. Has anyone found a PDF of either? :)




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Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:01 pm
sbitonti says...



I would also suggest reading The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde :)




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Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:04 pm
Willard says...



I suggest Animal Farm or 1984 both by George Orwell. Both fantastic books

"Words say little to the mind compared to space thundering with images and crammed with sounds."

stranger, strangelove, drstrangelove, strange, willard




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Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:55 am
WillowCutz says...



I read BEFORE I FALL once. It made me uncomfortable.
Sometimes it's nice to just laugh at yourself!
I should know, I do it all the time!




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Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:23 pm
Iggy says...



DrStrangelove wrote:I suggest Animal Farm or 1984 both by George Orwell. Both fantastic books


1984 is very, very hard to understand, especially for the younger writers here (13-15). I read it at 15 and I had a lot of trouble understanding some things, but I agree. It is a wonderful book. I also loved Animal Farm! ^^

WillowCutz wrote:I read BEFORE I FALL once. It made me uncomfortable.


I love that book so much.
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Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:52 pm
Hannah says...



Thank you all for all of the wonderful suggestions! They're currently being brought to the staff at Writing Gooder for consideration, and we should have a schedule for the remaining five weeks up sometime before Saturday! :)
you can message me with anything: questions, review requests, rants
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Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:41 pm
Willard says...



I read both when I was 12. Also, I like One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. Like others, it was hard to understand 1984

"Words say little to the mind compared to space thundering with images and crammed with sounds."

stranger, strangelove, drstrangelove, strange, willard




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Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:12 am
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Iggy says...



Hello everyone! Thanks to everyone who made such wonderful suggestions! Staff has taken everything into consideration and here's the finalized list:

July 27 -- @Skins with Divergent - PDF
August 3 -- @Ignorance with If I Stay - PDF
August 10 -- @AriaAdams with Dorian Gray - PDF
August 17 -- @Lauren2010 with The Help - PDF
August 24 -- @Cadi with Hitchhikers - PDF

We hope to see participation from you guys! Thanks again for all your wonderful suggestions. :)
“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then."
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Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:23 am
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I would The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester. MY FAVORITE BOOK.

Piper lives on her normal farm with her normal ma and pa. But Piper isn't normal. You see, she can fly. When an accident happens at the Fourth of July Picnic, she's whisked away to I.N.S.A.N.E a school for kids like her.
Soon she makes friends with extraordinary powers like telekinesis and X-ray vision. But is all that it turns out to be? Or are there dangerous secrets waiting to be found?
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