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The Dangerous Book For Demon Slayers
by Angie Fox
(Sequel to The Accidental Demon Slayer.)
Demon-slaying powers should come with an instruction book... Seriously. Why does a new hair dryer have a twelve-page how-to manual, but when it comes to ancient demon-fighting hocus-pocus, my biker witch granny gives me just half a dozen switch stars and a rah-rah speech? Oh, and a talking terrier, but that's another story. It's not like my job as a preschool teacher prepared me for this kind of thing.
This was an ARC request from Shelf Awareness from Dorchester Publishing. Available in May, 2009.
Made in the U.S.A.
by Billie Letts
Two motherless kids are suddenly faced with the choice of becoming wards of the state or hightailing it out of town in an old Pontiac. Choosing the latter, they head off to Las Vegas in search of a father who has no known address, no phone number and, clearly, no interest in the kids he left behind.
This is from Hatchette Books for a blog tour and giveaway.
From the library
what they always tell us
by martin wilson
Thoughtful and moving, this is a powerful debut novel about the bond between two teenage brothers - and the year that changes everything.
by Suzanne Phillips
With thought-provoking prose, Suzanne Phillips explores the psyche of Cameron, a bullied freshman who ultimately does the unthinkable: he kills another student. As she did with Chloe Doe, Suzanne has found a way to make this seemingly dark story ultimately redemptive. But she also dares readers to look at the behavior that provokes violence as having the potential to be as dangerous as the violence itself.
It's Suzanne's hope that Burn will inspire readers to take a precautionary stance against bullying rather than waiting to react to it.
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