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List & Book Review #1

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List & Book Review #1
Group:District 13
Swap Coordinator:KateKintail (contact)
Swap categories: Books 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 1: Electronic
Rating requirement:4.80
Last day to signup/drop:June 15, 2013
Date items must be sent by:July 31, 2013
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

I thought I might try a new series of swaps (maybe one every few months) that require you to indicate which books you've read on a list, read one of the books you haven't already read, and write a review of it for your partners.

The List:

Go through NPR's Listeners' 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels list: http://www.npr.org/2012/08/07/157795366/your-favorites-100-best-ever-teen-novels and indicate with an astrisk, bold, font color, or highlight color the ones that you have read. (I'll put the list at the bottom of this swap, so you can just copy & paste and then mark up as desired).

The Book Review:

Choose a book from the list that you have NOT yet read. Give it a try. You don't have to finish it if you end up not liking it, but you should read enough to be able to write a short review (minimum of two paragraphs) of it. Please do not include any major spoilers unless you are sure your partners have read the same book (check your partners' profiles). How would you summarize it? Did you like the book? Would you recommend it? Did it deserve to be on this list? What were your favorite aspects/characters/moments? Least favorite?

The Swap:

Send your list and review to your 2 partners. Either send an email and put their email addresses in the BCC fields OR post it somewhere like on a blog or tumblr and use the messaging system on swap-bot to give the link to your partner.

Got it? Okay! Post or message me if you have any questions!

Here's the list of all 100:

  1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling

  2. The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins

  3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

  4. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

  5. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien

  6. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

  7. The Lord of the Rings (series), by J.R.R. Tolkien

  8. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

  9. Looking for Alaska, by John Green

  10. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

  11. The Giver (series), by Lois Lowry

  12. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (series), by Douglas Adams

  13. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

  14. Anne of Green Gables (series), by Lucy Maud Montgomery

  15. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman

  16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky

  17. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman

  18. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

  19. Divergent (series), by Veronica Roth

  20. Paper Towns, by John Green

  21. The Mortal Instruments (series), by Cassandra Clare

  22. An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green

  23. Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes

  24. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher

  25. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon

  26. Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson

  27. Twilight (series), by Stephenie Meyer

  28. Uglies (series), by Scott Westerfeld

  29. The Infernal Devices (series), by Cassandra Clare

  30. Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt

  31. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

  32. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (series), by Anne Brashares

  33. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London

  34. Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green, David Levithan

  35. Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous

  36. Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones

  37. Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli

  38. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles

  39. Vampire Academy (series), by Richelle Mead

  40. Abhorsen Trilogy / Old Kingdom Trilogy (series), by Garth Nix

  41. Dune, by Frank Herbert

  42. Discworld / Tiffany Aching (series, by Terry Pratchett

  43. My Sister's Keeper, by Jodi Picoult

  44. The Dark is Rising (series), by Susan Cooper

  45. Graceling (series), Kristin Cashore

  46. Forever..., by Judy Blume

  47. Earthsea (series), by Ursula K. Le Guin

  48. Inheritance Cycle (series), by Christopher Paolini

  49. The Princess Diaries (series), by Meg Cabot

  50. The Song of the Lioness (series), by Tamora Pierce

  51. Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson

  52. Delirium (series), by Lauren Oliver

  53. Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins

  54. Hush, Hush Saga (series), by Becca Fitzpatrick

  55. 13 Little Blue Envelopes, by Maureen Johnson

  56. It's Kind of a Funny Story, by Ned Vizzini

  57. The Gemma Doyle Trilogy (series), by Libba Bray

  58. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

  59. The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros

  60. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

  61. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier

  62. Just Listen, by Sarah Dessen

  63. A Ring of Endless Light, by Madeleine L'Engle

  64. The Truth About Forever, by Sarah Dessen

  65. The Bartimaeus Trilogy (series), by Jonathan Stroud

  66. Bloodlines (series), by Richelle Mead

  67. Fallen (series), by Lauren Kate

  68. House of Night (series), by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

  69. I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

  70. Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlsit, by Rachel Cohn, David Levithan

  71. Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver

  72. Unwind, by Neal Shusterman

  73. The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle

  74. The Maze Runner Trilogy (series), by James Dashner

  75. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman

  76. The Blue Sword, by Robin McKinley

  77. Crank (series), by Ellen Hopkins

  78. Matched (series), by Allie Condie

  79. Gallagher Girls (series), by Ally Carter

  80. The Goose Girl, by Shannon Hale

  81. Daughter of the Lioness / Tricksters (series), by Tamora Pierce

  82. I Am the Messenger, by Markus Zusak

  83. The Immortals (series), by Tamora Pierce

  84. The Enchanted Forest Chronicles (series), by Patricia C. Wrede

  85. Chaos Walking (series), by Patrick Ness

  86. Circle of Magic (series), by Tamora Pierce

  87. Daughter of Smoke & Bone, by Laini Taylor

  88. Feed, by M.T. Anderson

  89. Weetzie Bat (series), by Francesca Lia Block

  90. Along for the Ride, by Sarah Dessen

  91. Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (series), by Louise Rennison

  92. Leviathan (series), by Scott Westerfeld

  93. The House of the Scorpion, by Nancy Farmer

  94. The Chronicles of Chrestomanci (series), by Diana Wynne Jones

  95. The Lullaby, by Sarah Dessen

  96. Gone (series), by Michael Grant

  97. The Shiver Trilogy (series), by Maggie Stiefvater

  98. The Hero and the Crown, by Robin McKinley

  99. Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse Anderson

  100. Betsy-Tacy Books (series), by Maud Hart Lovelace

Discussion

KateKintail 06/16/2013 #

Partners have been assigned. Happy reading! :-)

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