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Short & to the point: A booklist

Sometimes you're just looking for a quick read. Or maybe you're in a bit of a reading slump and finding a quick, light book might bust you out of it. Or maybe you're just not that into reading but you HAVE to read a book for a report. Any way you cut it, sometimes you just need a quick read.

So here's a list of books that come in at just about 200 pages. This makes them perfect for reading in a week, or a day, or a few hours if you're a speed reader.  And to go with the theme, quickie reviews of just a phrase or a sentence!

The Complete History Of Why I Hate Her by Jennifer Jacobson (192 pages)
Becoming friends with a crazy person while waitressing at a resort in Maine is NOT a good idea.

First Day on Earth by Cecil Castellucci (150 pages)
Mal was abducted by aliens and then he befriends one.

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff (194 pages)
Daisy's on a rural farm in England when World War 3 breaks out.

Token of Darkness by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes (208 pages)
A ghost is following Brent Cooper around and he needs to figure out why.

If I Stay by Gayle Foreman (208 pages)
Read this book if you want to cry.

The Geography of Girlhood by Kirsten Smith (192 pages)
Slice of life, stream of consciousness book in verse about a 15 year-old girl.

Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern (208 pages)
Anna Bloom spends some time in a mental hospital.

The Blood Lie by Shirley Reva Vernick (141 pages)
On his 16th birthday, Jack Pool is accused of murder.

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