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Book Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Original Title: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han Edition: Paperback, 420 pages Published: August 7, 2014 by Scholastic Characters: Lara Jean Song, Katherine “Kitty” Song, Margot Song, Peter Kavinsky, Josh Sanderson Rating: 2/5 Synopsis: Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. One for every boy she’s ever …

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Book Review: The Art of Being Normal

Original Title: The Art of Being Normal: A Novel by Lisa Williamson Edition: Kindle ARC, 353 pages Published: May 31, 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Characters: David Piper, Leo Denton Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis: David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. …

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Book Review: Crushed

Original Title: Crushed by Laura and Tom McNeal Edition: Paperback, 336 pgs. Published: June 10, 2014 by Ember Characters: Audrey Reed, Wickham Hill, Clyde Mumsford Rating: 2/5 Synopsis: Audrey and her two best friends have just transferred to Jemison High from their tiny private school. They’re a nerdy little trio, so everyone is shocked when …

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Book Review: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Original Title: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Edition: Paperback, 303 pages Published: April 7th, 2015 by Penguin Characters: Simon Spier, “Blue”, Martin Addinson Rating: 4/5 Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret …

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Waiting On Wednesday: Stealing Snow

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s anticipated future release is: Title: Stealing Snow Author: Danielle Paige Expected Publication: September 16th, 2016 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Synopsis from Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Snow has spent the majority of her life within the …

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ARC Review: With Malice

Original Title: With Malice by Eileen Cook Edition: Kindle, 320 pages Published: June 7, 2016 by HMH Books For Young Readers Characters: Jill Charron, Simone McIvory Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron’s senior trip to Italy was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. And then the accident happened. Waking up in a …

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