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Aliza M.

Biography

Aliza M.


Denver, Colorado 

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THE GIVER by Lois Lowry
2. HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE by J.K. Rowling
3. THE MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY by Trenton Lee Stewart
4. THE NAME OF THIS BOOK IS SECRET by Pseudonymous Bosch
5. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green

Aliza M.

Reviews by Aliza M.

by Dandi Daley Mackall - Mystery, Romance, Young Adult 10+
Thirteen-year-old Tree Taylor has two goals for the summer of '63: 1. Experience her first real kiss. A kiss delivered by a boy. A boy who is not related to her. A kiss worth writing about. 2. Become a famous writer. (Or, at least, write an investigative article that will land her the freshman spot on the Blue and Gold staff.) So when a gunshot is fired right across the street, Tree knows this is the big story she's been waiting for. But the more she goes digging, the more secrets she uncovers, and soon she begins to wonder: When is it important to expose the truth? And when is it right to keep a secret? 
by Suzanne Young - Science Fiction Thriller, Young Adult 14+

 

Sloane and James are on the run after barely surviving the suicide epidemic and The Program. But they’re not out of danger. Huge pieces of their memories are still missing, and although Sloane and James have found their way back to each other, The Program isn’t ready to let them go.

by Jordan Romero - Memoir, Young Adult 12+

On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he became the youngest person to reach the summits of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. In this energizing memoir for young adults, Jordan, now seventeen, recounts his experience.

by Sarah J. Maas - Fantasy, Youth Interest

Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan's most feared assassin. As part of the Assassins' Guild, her allegiance is to her master, Arobynn Hamel, yet Celaena listens to no one and trusts only her fellow killer-for-hire, Sam. In these action-packed prequel novellas --- together in one edition for the first time --- Celaena embarks on five daring missions. They take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, where she fights to liberate slaves and seeks to avenge the tyrannous. But she is acting against Arobynn's orders and could suffer an unimaginable punishment for such treachery ...

by Sean Williams - Fiction, Futuristic Fiction, Science Fiction

When a coded note promises improvement—the chance to change your body any way you want, making it stronger, taller, more beautiful—Clair thinks it's too good to be true, but her best friend, Libby, falls into a deadly trap. Action and danger fuel this near-future tale of technology, identity, and the lengths one girl will go to save her best friend.

by Kelly Fiore - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Nora’s been basting baby back ribs and pulling pork at her father’s barbeque joint since she was tall enough to reach the counter. When she’s accepted to Taste Test, a reality-television teen cooking competition, Nora must work even harder to prove herself. But someone is conducting real-life eliminations, and if Nora doesn’t figure out who, she could be next to get chopped for good.

by Kristin Elizabeth Clark - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

From the outside, Brendan Chase is a star wrestler, a video game aficionado and a loving boyfriend to his seemingly perfect match, Vanessa. But on the inside, Brendan struggles to understand why his body feels so wrong --- why he sometimes fantasizes having long hair, soft skin and gentle curves. Is there even a name for guys like him? Or is Brendan just a freak?