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Book Review: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Title: Jellicoe Road Author: Melina Marchetta Genre: Mystery, Young Adult Release Date: March 9, 2010 Blurb: I'm dreaming of the boy in the tree. I tell him stories. About the Jellicoe School and the Townies and the Cadets from a school in Sydney. I tell him about the war between us for territory. And I tell him about Hannah,… Continue reading Book Review: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

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Book Review: Bang by Barry Lyga

Title: Bang Author: Barry Lyga Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Release Date: April 18, 2017 Blurb: One shot ruined his life. Another one could end it. Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one—not even Sebastian himself—can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father’s gun. Now, ten years later,… Continue reading Book Review: Bang by Barry Lyga

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Book Review: The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork

Title: The Enchanted Sonata Author: Heather Dixon Wallwork Genre: Fantasy, Retelling, Young Adult Release Date: October 23, 2018 Blurb: Clara Stahlbaum has her future perfectly planned: to marry the handsome pianist, Johann Kahler (ah!) and settle down to a life full of music. But all that changes on Christmas Eve, when Clara receives a mysterious and magical nutcracker. Whisked… Continue reading Book Review: The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork

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Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Title: Strange the Dreamer Author: Laini Taylor Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Release Date: March 28, 2017 Blurb: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around— and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep,… Continue reading Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

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Book Review: Whisper Me This by Kerry Anne King

Title: Whisper Me This Author: Kerry Anne King Genre: Mystery, Contemporary, Fiction Release Date: August 1, 2018 Blurb: Single mother Maisey Addington has always fallen short of her own mother’s expectations—never married, a bit adrift, wasting her high IQ on dead-end jobs. The only thing Maisey’s sure she’s gotten right is her relationship with her twelve-year-old daughter, Elle…until… Continue reading Book Review: Whisper Me This by Kerry Anne King

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Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBT Release Date: April 1, 2014 Blurb: Dante can swim. Ari can't. Dante is articulate and self-assured. Ari has a hard time with words and suffers from self-doubt. Dante gets lost in poetry and art. Ari gets lost in thoughts… Continue reading Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

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Book Review: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Title: Miracle Creek Author: Angie Kim Genre: Mystery, Contemporary, Fiction Release Date: April 16, 2019 Blurb: A literary courtroom drama about a Korean immigrant family and a young, single mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son My husband asked me to lie. Not a big lie. He probably didn’t even consider it a lie, and neither did I,… Continue reading Book Review: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

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Book Review: A Taxonomy Of Love by Rachael Allen

Title: A Taxonomy Of Love Author: Rachael Allen Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Release Date: January 9, 2018 Blurb: The moment Spencer meets Hope the summer before seventh grade, it’s . . . something at first sight. He knows she’s special, possibly even magical. The pair become fast friends, climbing trees and planning world travels. After years of being… Continue reading Book Review: A Taxonomy Of Love by Rachael Allen

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Book Review: To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Title: To Kill A Kingdom Author: Alexandra Christo Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Retelling Release Date: March 6, 2018 Blurb: Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own.… Continue reading Book Review: To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

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Blog Tour: Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz (Book Review)

Title: Everlasting Nora Author: Marie Miranda Cruz Genre: Middle Grade, Fiction Release Date: October 2, 2018 Trigger Warnings: violence, child abuse, classism, extreme poverty / hunger, kidnapping, descriptions of blood and other serious injuries Blurb: An uplifting young reader debut about perseverance against all odds, Marie Miranda Cruz's debut Everlasting Nora follows the story of a young girl living in… Continue reading Blog Tour: Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz (Book Review)