Monday, July 16, 2007

Colin, who has a gift for trivia and word games, just graduated from high school, only to have his girlfriend Katherine dump him. No surprise. Colin's been dumped a record 19 times now - all by girlfriends named Katherine! In a funk, he let's his best friend Hassan talk him into a good, old-fashion road trip, while Colin works on the ultimate mathematical formula to predict how long his romatic relations will really last. Their adventures quickly lead them to a tiny speck on map, Gunshot, Tennessee, where they meet Lindsey, a local tour guide. Her mom hires Colin and Hassan to help record the personal histories of the local townfolk. And between their many hilarious adventures Lindsey works with Colin to help create his ultimate dating theorum!

An Abundance of Katherines, is the second book by John Green. His first book, Looking for Alaska, won the Printz Award.

In Devilish, by Maureen Johnson, we meet Jane, a spirited high school senior at a strict Catholic school who's really got her act together. That is, until her best friend Ally makes a deal with the Devil to becomes gorgeous and popular overnight. To keep Ally from her certain fate, Jane strikes a deal with the Devil herself. She will take Ally's place - unless she can kiss her ex-boyfriend Elton by midnight on Halloween night! This is a good page-turner you won't be able to put down!