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Subject: thanks for all the suggestions....she has plenty now..
Date Posted: 6/30/2010 6:12 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/30/2010 8:36 PM ET
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How about:

House of Night series

Morganville Vampire series

Vampire Academy series

Blue Bloods series



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Date Posted: 6/30/2010 8:50 PM ET
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Thank you , I'll check into them .

Date Posted: 7/1/2010 11:00 AM ET
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What kind of books does she like to read?

Date Posted: 7/1/2010 4:29 PM ET
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Last night I let her do a seach on here under " young adult " books and she found some that we put in my link. Does anyone have any of them ?

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 11:02 PM ET
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My 14 year old just started reading the Generation Dead series. †She loves the Ally Carter books (Gallagher Girls series where they go to spy school), most Sarah Dessen, and Susane Colasanti books.

†She liked "The Host" by Stephanie Meyer which surprised me. †She recommends the Bluebloods series and Immortals series.

Librarians have recommended the Uglies, Pretties, etc series to us, but Megan hasn't picked them up yet. †Megan has to read 2 classics for school over the summer too which I always suggest to my girls each summer.

Date Posted: 7/7/2010 1:35 AM ET
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My 13 year old enjoys the Missing series by Margrett Hadix. She also enjoyed the shadow children by her as well. The shadow children the idea is that it is illegal to have more than 2 children the series deals with what happens to these third children who hide from life. Really a good series.

†† She also enjoys the great illustrated classic. A super series take the classic and puts them in their language.

† She still enjoys the who was series: that is written at a younger age, but it is great! It is about different famous people such as George washington, abe lincoln, beatles, einstein ect.

Girls to the rescue

911 or kids to the rescue both of which the kids are the heros and are true stories

† My other daughter who is almost 12 really likes the animorphs books.

Date Posted: 7/7/2010 10:29 PM ET
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Thank You Jeanne† and Jean ,

I'll have her look into those .

Date Posted: 7/8/2010 3:20 PM ET
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My daughter (almost 14) is a Twilight fan also.

Some of her favorites has been:

Uglies, Pretties, Specials, Extras (series) by Scott Westerfeld. Also from the same author is the "Midnighters" series: The Secret Hour, Touching Darkness, and Blue Noon.

Evermore, Blue Moon, Shadowlands, Dark Flame (Immortal series) by Alyson NoŽl

Vampire Acadamy series by Richelle Mead

The Hunger Games and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (series) (Third novel to be released Aug. 24, 2010 called Mocking Jay)

Shiver and Linger by Maggie Stiefvater (Trilogy. Third novel to be relased in July, 2011)

This is off the top of my head. Can't think of anymore at the moment. Hope it helps.

Date Posted: 7/12/2010 9:51 PM ET
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Melanie , it does help ! thanks! I'm gonna look those up.

Date Posted: 8/3/2010 3:32 PM ET
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There's also:

  • The Mediator series by Meg Cabot
  • I Was a Non-blonde Cheerleader
  • Brunettes Strike Back
  • I Was a Non-blonde Cheerleader in Love
  • Skies Over Sweetwater (set during world war I. wonderful book!)
  • Frog Princess series by E.D. Baker
  • Alanna: The First Adventure (set in midevil times)
  • In the Hand of the Goddess
  • The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
  • Lioness Rampant
Date Posted: 8/19/2010 8:28 PM ET
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Hunger games for sure- nothing in there to offend.† My son actually enjoyed the series Uglies, Prettys etc. and the James Patterson teen series too.† He was probably 14 or 15 when reading these.†

Date Posted: 8/21/2010 10:19 PM ET
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Thanks !

Date Posted: 8/26/2010 6:52 PM ET
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Connie Willis Passage and The Doomsday Book are not too adult and kids who like to read would probably be happy not to have their intelligence insulted.

Also Philip Pullman's dark materials:† The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are very, very well written.

Date Posted: 9/27/2010 1:07 PM ET
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You don't say how old your daughter is, but I am assuming she is at least 14.

Hunger Games series is very good, but has adult themes - children killing children, war, gruesome deaths.† I would not recommend these book to an immature 14 year old.† Still, they are well written and enthralling.

My daughter and I enjoyed the Vampire Academy Series.†

I have read†the House of Night Series but stopped reading it at about book 4.† Writing became unreadable for me.† Story line was silly.

My daughter† recently read Before I Fall and enjoyed it.

Date Posted: 11/3/2010 2:49 PM ET
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Marilyn Kaye' "Replica" Series may be of interest to your daughter.

-RD



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Date Posted: 11/5/2010 10:00 PM ET
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Patty , My daughter is 13 ( I should have mentioned that† Sorry..)† but she is a very mature girl with a 12 grade reading level .

Rob , thanks I'll ask her about those.

Date Posted: 11/29/2010 3:20 AM ET
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i would recomend the Grey Griffins† seires.† My daughter read it and loved it.†

Date Posted: 11/29/2010 6:51 AM ET
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Hi Lisa,† Let her try†The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare.† †There is three books City of Bones, City of Ashes, and City of Glass fantastic series.† †I think their in process of trying to get it into a movie.

Date Posted: 11/29/2010 4:57 PM ET
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Thanks Creeker ,

I'll go look them up now .

Date Posted: 12/1/2010 3:04 PM ET
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How about the "Sweet Valley High" series from Francine Pascal?† I have 13 books in the series that I'm offering for 3 credits (13/3)

Thanks for looking,

-RD

Date Posted: 12/1/2010 9:03 PM ET
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She has read pretty much all of the Sweet Valley High books.†† but thanks

Date Posted: 12/4/2010 1:30 PM ET
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Thanks Creeker for the suggestions , I looked them up and my daughter seems really interested so I added them to my WL

Date Posted: 12/4/2010 7:21 PM ET
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Your Welcome, Hope she enjoys em :)

Date Posted: 12/6/2010 2:23 AM ET
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Melody carlson has a number of series geared toward teen readers. Carter house girls, color me series are the two I remember off the top of my head. Also there are two series, but I can't remember the author. You can look them up under sierra jenson and the other is christy miller (both the same author). Cornelius funke has a number of good books. And if she's into dragons, I recommend eregon, eldest and brisingr.
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