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42 Challenge 2011
Wrap-Up: 42 Challenge 2011
I’m so proud of myself!  I thought that I had failed this challenge, but I just slid by with 43 books read!  Granted, the last several don’t [...]
"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card
“Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card
Back of the Book: In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train [...]
"Crossed" by Ally Condie
“Crossed” by Ally Condie
Back of the Book: The hotly awaited second book in the dystopian Matched trilogy In search of a future that may not exist and faced with the decision of [...]
"The Diamond of Darkhold" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The Diamond of Darkhold” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: Months have passed since young Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow were forced to escape the dying subterranean city of Ember and flee to the [...]
"The People of Sparks" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The People of Sparks” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: The People of Sparks picks up where The City of Ember leaves off. Lina and Doon have emerged from the underground city to the exciting [...]
"The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The City of Ember” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are [...]
"The Prophet of Yonwood" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The Prophet of Yonwood” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: It’s 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and [...]
"Unwind" by Neal Shusterman
“Unwind” by Neal Shusterman
Back of the Book: Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: [...]
"The Girl Who Was on Fire" by Leah Wilson
“The Girl Who Was on Fire” by Leah Wilson
Back of the Book: Katniss Everdeen’s adventures may have come to an end, but her story continues to blaze in the hearts of millions worldwide. In The Girl [...]
"Deadline" by Mira Grant
“Deadline” by Mira Grant
Back of the Book: Shaun Mason is a man without a mission. Not even running the news organization he built with his sister has the same urgency as it used [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: After disappearing for three years, Artemis Fowl has returned to a life different from the one he left. Now he’s a big brother, and [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: One hundred centuries ago, humans and fairies battled in a fierce turf war. When the fairies realized that their struggle was futile, [...]
“Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception” by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: The evil pixie Opal Koboi has spent the last year in a self-induced coma, plotting her revenge on all those who foiled her attempt to [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: Artemis Fowl is going straight. As soon as he pulls off the most brilliant criminal feat of his career. At least, that’s the plan when he [...]