IN ELISE'S MAILBOX:
Saving Juliet by Suzanne Selfors
Two Juliets,both alike in desperation. . .
Seventeen-year-old Mimi Wallingford, of the Broadway Wallingfords, has a life most girls can only dream of—complete with the starring role in her family’s production of Romeo and Juliet. But acting is not her dream, and she’s fighting for the right to trade her script for a scalpel and become a doctor.
Fourteen-year-old Juliet Capulet, of the Verona Capulets, has lived a lonely life—imprisoned by the feud that consumes her family and by her iron-fisted mother’s forcing her into an unwanted marriage. She will do anything to avoid her betrothed, even if it requires faking a boil on her bottom—or something more dangerous.
During the play’s final performance, Mimi’s wish to get away actually comes true when she and her heartthrob costar, Troy Summer, are magically transported into Shakespeare’s Verona. Now that she knows the real Juliet, Mimi doesn’t want to stand by and allow the play to reach its tragic end. But if saving her new friend means changing the ending of the greatest love story of all time, will she and Troy ever make it back to Broadway?
IN S.M.'S MAILBOX:
Acadamy 7 by Anne Osterlund
Aerin is a scarred fugitive in search of a better life. Dane is a self-destructive rebel driven by revenge. Despite her defensiveness and his pent-up anger, they quickly establish themselves as the top new students at the most prestigious school in the universe. But they must strip away their inner barriers and brave the scalding secrets of the past in order to meet the true challenge of Academy 7.
Seize the Story by Victoria Hanley
Have you ever wanted to write novels of your own? At last, a book written for teens who are interested in writing fiction. Packed with examples and writing exercises as well as interviews with other successful authors, Seize the Story takes you through the secrets for creating original characters, believable dialogue, dramatic settings, and exciting plots.
--Click here to see our interview with Victoria Hanley.--
--And don't forget about our contest, everyone!--
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