Book Buzz May, 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle
Nate Foster dreams of being a Broadway star. Too bad he’s stuck in Jankburg, Pennsylvania, where his jock big-brother is worshipped and  people think Cats must be about a football team.  When Nate’s best friend Libby hears about an open casting call for E.T.: The Musical, they both know Nate has to go for it even if the auditions are all the way up in New York City. With  Libby’s help, Nate devises a plan to break free from his small - town existence and take a chance at stardom.  But the Big Apple has different plans for Nate!  If you are a fan of the TV show Glee, you won’t want to miss this book! Alia (J Fiction)

Flush by Carl Hiaasen
This is another great book by Hiaasen. Noah and his sister Abbey are trying to help their father after he is arrested for sinking a boat.  Their father believes that the boat, a local casino, has been dumping in the local waters off the Florida keys where they live. They go to great lengths to help prove that the casino was dumping illegally and destroying the environment. The author always includes a great environmental spin to his books. Learn to appreciate and take care of the world around you - and do the right thing and try to get others to save the environment as well. Kristin (J Fiction)

An eleven-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl makes an unusual hero, but Mirka Herschberg is anything but usual. Committed to her family and her faith, Mirka also dreams of being a sword wielding dragon slayer.  In this second installment of Mirka’s adventures, Mirka find herself facing off against a meteorite who has been transformed into her identical twin. At first, Mirka thinks having a meteorite doppelganger is pretty awesome and agrees to splitting her life in half. But doppelganger Mirka is not content with half a life and soon Mirka finds herself fighting to reclaim her place in Hereville. Check out this and the first book, Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword today! Alia (J Fiction)

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