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Motorcycles, Sushi, & One Strange Book

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My Thoughts:
This book is incredible. I love how real it is. I started reading and it grabbed me by the throat. Time stopped and I read. Period. I don’t care that this is called a young adult book, the suspense and drama in this book more than held my grown up attention. Nancy Rue is one awesome writer.

I was given two copies of this book, so I have one to giveaway.  Just leave a comment and this dazzler can be yours.


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Motorcycles, Sushi, & One Strange Book

Zondervan (April 16, 2010)

***Special thanks to Pam Mettler of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***


Nancy Rue has written over 100 books for girls, is the editor of the Faithgirlz Bible, and is a popular speaker and radio guest with her expertise in tween and teen issues. She and husband Jim have raised a daughter of their own and now live in Tennessee.

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Product Details:

List Price: $9.99
Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Zondervan (April 16, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310714842
ISBN-13: 978-0310714842

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  1. Nancy Rue has been writing for Christian teens for a long time. It would be interesting to see if her style has progressed — your review sounds like it has. In the early days there was a lot of contrived story packed around the Gospel and the flow just wasn’t natural. Our library is developing a teen/ya section (separate from the children’s section finally), and it would be nice to recommend some good Christian YA fiction to add to it.

    So . . . if you don’t mind the postage, I’d love to be considered for this. Thanks!

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