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Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Title: Anna and the French Kiss Author: Stephanie Perkins Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Release Date: December 2, 2010 Blurb: Can Anna find love in the City of Light? Anna is happy in Atlanta. She has a loyal best friend and a crush on her coworker at the movie theater, who is just starting to return her affection. So she's… Continue reading Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

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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: 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: 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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Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Title: The Book Thief Author: Markus Zusak Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction Release Date: March 14, 2006 Blurb: It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow.… Continue reading Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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Book Review: The Girl From Our Moon by Rebecca A. Bishop

Title: The Girl from our Moon Author: Rebecca A. Bishop Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Release Date: Unpublished Blurb: This is a treasury tale of science and the spiritual walking hand in hand, to evolve Earth. The universe’s 1st law “ask and it is given” is supposed to keep a fair balance between good and evil on Planet Earth.… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl From Our Moon by Rebecca A. Bishop

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Book Review: Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich

Title: Dear Evan Hansen Author: Val Emmich Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Release Date: October 9, 2018 Blurb: From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by the Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen. Dear Evan Hansen, Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why... When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone… Continue reading Book Review: Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich

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Book Review: A Cactus In The Valley by Olivia J. Bennett

Title: A Cactus In The Valley Author: Olivia J. Bennett Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Release Date:  August 25, 2017 Blurb: When withdrawn Terra Lombardi wakes up in a smoking airplane in the middle of the remote Arizona desert, she realizes the only other survivor is the arrogant Wyatt Hartman. Clouded with the uncertainty of how they crashed, the… Continue reading Book Review: A Cactus In The Valley by Olivia J. Bennett