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A Month of Reading: August

Best reads of the past month: Requiem for the Devil by Jeri Smith-Ready This one hurt. Of course, I knew it was a sequel to Paradise Lost going in, so I don't really have grounds to complain. It's in turns beautiful, dark, and thoughtful. And I knew how it was going to end from page one. But it still hurt. Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot Okay, I think I've burned my way through all of her adult works currently in print. This one's a mystery and the first written in traditional format. Grab yourself a DoveBar and nestle in. Just in Case by Meg Rosoff Proof in print that How I Live Now was no fluke. Holy crow, this book is good. Rosoff's books are always painful, but this one is painful on an existential level. Think The Stranger meets Great Expectations . Keep 'em coming, Ms. Rosoff. Keep 'em coming. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer What to say? It was wonderful . It was awful . As good as its predecessor, but Very Different. A word to the wise: if you thought