Archive for March, 2012

Close Calls: Grace by Elizabeth Scott

The final close call review before the big reveal of this year’s MCTBA Winner & Honor Books!

March 28, 2012 at 10:01 am Leave a comment

Close Calls: Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

Our final week of books that just missed the short list.  Check out this and other titles on the 2012 close calls page!

March 26, 2012 at 3:17 pm Leave a comment

Close Calls: The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman

Time for another great book from the past year, that was this close to making the top 15! For more about The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman, check out the 2012 Close Calls page!

March 19, 2012 at 11:49 am Leave a comment

Close Calls: Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

Read our review of another great book published between September 1st, 2010 and August 31st, 2011 that didn’t make it to the finals.

March 16, 2012 at 11:31 am Leave a comment

Close Calls: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

Here’s another close call for you to read while waiting for the MCTBA winner to be announced.

March 12, 2012 at 8:28 am Leave a comment

Close Calls: The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Here’s another amazing book that almost made the nominee list, The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta.  Read about it on the 2012 Close Calls page.

March 9, 2012 at 10:20 am Leave a comment

Close Call: Exposed by Kimberly Marcus

Still looking for something to read?  Here’s another amazing close call, Exposed by Kimberly Marcus.

 

March 6, 2012 at 10:05 am Leave a comment

Close Calls: Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony Johnson

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony JohnsonOne of our personal favorites of the year, this book almost made the nominee list. Read about it on our Close Calls page.

March 5, 2012 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

Close Calls: Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters by Natalie Standiford

Don’t skip this fun book just because it didn’t make the short list.  Read our review of Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters on our close calls page.

March 1, 2012 at 7:19 pm Leave a comment

Close Calls: The Things a Brother Knows by Dana Reinhardt

Read about another of our oh-so-close calls, The Things A Brother Knows by Dana Reindhardt over on the 2012 Close Calls page!

March 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm Leave a comment


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