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Cristofori's Dream
Robert Italia
Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into The 3.5 Billion Year History Of The Human Body
Neil Shubin, Marc Cashman
The Enchanted Wood
Enid Blyton
The Sparrow
Mary Doria Russell
The Ghosts Of Evolution Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, And Other Ecological Anachronisms
Connie Barlow

Trapped

Trapped - Michael Northrop Trapped is the story of several teens and a teacher trapped in their high school during a severe New England blizzard. The author does a good job of leading you on from the beginning, making you wonder if the book will turn into something like Battle Royale or [b:Lord of the Flies|7624|Lord of the Flies|William Golding|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51VaoqPM%2BUL._SL75_.jpg|2766512]. You know that someone or several someones die, but who? And why? Is it over a limited food supply, a clash of personalities, love rivalry, an attempt to get help, accidents, dumb decisions, or something else.

I read most of the book curled up in a sunny window at my favorite coffee shop, feeling cold despite the winter sun's warmth as I commiserated with the characters. While, I did turn the pages quickly, it wasn't really the greatest book. I think I hoped for a little more tension and action than the book had to offer. But I think that the teen audience that it's written to would probably enjoy it.