The Carter House Girls Series

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Author: Melody Carlson
Recommended Age: Young Adult/Teen
Genre: Commercial Fiction, Christian

Books:

  1. Mixed Bags (Original Release Date – May 2008; Read – January 2009; Rated C)
  2. Stealing Bradford (Original Release Date – May 2008; Read – May 2009; Rated D)
  3. Homecoming Queen (Original Release Date – October 2008; Read – February 2009; Rated F)
  4. Viva Vermont (Original Release Date – October 2008; Not Read)
  5. Leaving Las Vegas (Not Yet Released)

The Sweet Seasons Novels

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Author: Debbie Viguié
Recommended Age: Young Adult/Teen
Genre: Commercial Fiction, Christian

Books:

  1. The Summer of Cotton Candy (Original Release Date – May 2008; Read – January 2009; Rated B)
  2. The Fall of Candy Corn (Original Release Date – October 2008; Read – January 2009; Rated B)
  3. The Winter of Candy Canes (Original Release Date – October 2008; Read – January 2009; Rated B)
  4. The Spring of Candy Apples (Original Release Date – February 2009; Read – July 2009; Rated C)

The Sparrow Series

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Author: Mary Doria Russell
Recommended Age: Adult
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy

Books:

  1. The Sparrow (Original Release Date – September 1997; Read – October 2008; Rated A)
  2. Children of God (Original Release Date – February 1999; To Be Read)

The Chocolate War Series

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Author: Robert Cormier
Recommended Age: Young Adult/Teen
Genre: Literary Fiction

Books:

  1. The Chocolate War (Original Release Date – 1974; Read – October 2008; Rated A)
  2. Beyond the Chocolate War (Original Release Date – 1985; To Be Read)

The Blue Bloods Series

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Author: Melissa de la Cruz
Recommended Age: Young Adult/Teen
Genre: Paranormal Romance

Books:

  1. Blue Bloods (Original Release Date – May 2006; Read – October 2008; Rated C)
  2. Masquerade (Original Release Date – May 2007; Not Read)
  3. Revelations (Original Release Date – October 2008; Not Read)
  4. The Van Alen Legacy (Original Release Date – October 2009)

The Mortal Instruments Series

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Author: Cassandra Clare
Recommended Age: Young Adult/Teen
Genre: Paranormal Romance

Books:

  1. City of Bones (Original Release Date – April 2007; Read – September 2008; Not Reviewed)
  2. City of Ashes (Original Release Date – March 2008; Read – September 2008; Rated A-)
  3. City of Glass (Original Release Date  – March 2009; Read – May 2009; Rated B-)

Update: August 23, 2009, The Reader’s Quill reports three juicy bits of information: 1) There will be a fourth book in this series, City of Fallen Angels, to be told from Simon’s POV, set to be released in March 2011; 2) The Mortal Instuments series has been optioned for film; and 3) The Mortal Instruments Series will be coming out in graphic novel form.