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Emily G.

Biography

Emily G.

Teen Board Member

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

My name is Emily G. and I am entering my junior year of high school. I enjoy school, tennis, hanging out with friends and family, playing with my puppy and --- of course --- reading. I read mostly fiction and I read every day. My favorite school subjects are English and math.

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. THIRTEEN REASONS WHY by Jay Asher
2. PRETTY GIRL-13 by Liz Coley
3. DRUMS, GIRLS AND DANGEROUS PIE by Jordan Sonnenblick
4. ELSEWHERE by Gabrielle Zevin
5. THE LIAR SOCIETY by Laura Roecker

Emily G.

Reviews by Emily G.

by Ellen Hopkins - Family, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Young Adult 14+

For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.

by Maria Padian - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Everyone on campus has a different version of what happened that night. Haley saw Jenny return from the party, shell-shocked. Richard heard Jordan brag about the cute freshman he hooked up with. When Jenny accuses Jordan of rape, Haley and Richard are pushed to opposite sides of the school’s investigation. Now conflicting versions of the story may make bringing the truth to light nearly impossible --- especially when reputations, relationships and whole futures are riding on the verdict.

by Cat Clarke - Family, Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Young Adult 13+

When six-year-old Laurel Logan was abducted, the only witness was her younger sister, Faith. Since then, Faith’s childhood has revolved around her sister’s disappearance. Now, 13 years later, a young woman is found in the front yard of the Logans’ old house, disoriented and clutching the teddy bear Laurel was last seen with. Can her sister finally be back? Soon a disturbing series of events leaves Faith increasingly isolated from her family and paranoid about her sister’s motives. Before long, Faith begins to wonder if it’s the abduction that’s changed her sister, or if it’s something else...