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Book Review: Snapdragon

Synopsis "Snap's town has a witch. At least, that's how the rumor goes. But in reality, Jacks is just a crocks-wearing, internet-savvy old lady who sells roadkill skeletons online--after doing a little ritual to put their spirits to rest. It's creepy, sure, but Snap thinks it's kind of cool, too. They make a deal: Jacks will… Continue reading Book Review: Snapdragon

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Mini Review: The Space Between Worlds

Synopsis "Multiverse travel is finally possible, but there’s just one catch: No one can visit a world where their counterpart is still alive. Enter Cara, whose parallel selves happen to be exceptionally good at dying—from disease, turf wars, or vendettas they couldn’t outrun. Cara’s life has been cut short on 372 worlds in total. On… Continue reading Mini Review: The Space Between Worlds

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Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero

  Synopsis "In the tradition of parent-child memoirs, Enrique's Journey meets The Glass Castle, here is the haunting story of a daughter's quest to understand her father, to save him from his own demons and to save herself from following his self-destructive path. Marco Antonio was born in Mexico but as a teenager migrated with… Continue reading Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero

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Book Review: Orange Volume 2

Synopsis "Naho immediately feels a connection to the new boy who has transferred to her class. Kakeru is calm, kind, and seems to like Naho as well. But their relationship gets thrown for a loop when Naho receives a letter from the future. The letter explains that Kakeru will die unless Naho does exactly as… Continue reading Book Review: Orange Volume 2

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Book Review: The Shadow of Kyoshi

Synopsis "Kyoshi’s place as the true Avatar has finally been cemented—but at a heavy cost. With her mentors gone, Kyoshi voyages across the Four Nations, struggling to keep the peace. But while her reputation grows, a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World. To stop it, Kyoshi, Rangi, and their reluctant allies must join forces… Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow of Kyoshi

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Book Review: Sex and Vanity

Synopsis "On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can’t stand him. She can’t stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have the view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can’t stand that he… Continue reading Book Review: Sex and Vanity

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Book Review: One to Watch

Synopsis "Bea Schumacher is a devastatingly stylish plus-size fashion blogger who has amazing friends, a devoted family, legions of Insta followers--and a massively broken heart. Like the rest of America, Bea indulges in her weekly obsession: the hit reality show Main Squeeze. The fantasy dates! The kiss-off rejections! The surprising amount of guys named Chad!… Continue reading Book Review: One to Watch

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Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming

Synopsis "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with… Continue reading Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming