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This Was Our Pact: A Graphic Novel by Ryan Andrews

Synopsis "It's the night of the annual Autumn Equinox Festival, when the town gathers to float paper lanterns down the river. Legend has it that after drifting out of sight, they'll soar off to the Milky Way and turn into brilliant stars, but could that actually be true? This year, Ben and his classmates are… Continue reading This Was Our Pact: A Graphic Novel by Ryan Andrews

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I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib

Synopsis "Malaka's upbringing will look familiar to anyone who grew up in the pre-internet era, but her particular story is a heartfelt tribute to the American immigrants who have invested their future in the promise of the American dream. The daughter of parents with unfulfilled dreams themselves, Malaka navigates her childhood chasing her parents' ideals,… Continue reading I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib

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Book Review: The Witch Boy

Synopsis "In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be. When a mysterious danger… Continue reading Book Review: The Witch Boy

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Book Review: Graveyard Shakes

Synopsis "Katia and Victoria are sisters and scholarship students at a private boarding school. While Victoria tries to fit in, Katia is unapologetic about her quirks, even though their classmates tease her. After a big fight, Katia runs away from school. And when Victoria goes looking for her, she accidentally tumbles into the underworld of… Continue reading Book Review: Graveyard Shakes

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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 Prince and the Dressmaker

Synopsis "Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian’s secret weapon… Continue reading Book Review: The Prince and the Dressmaker

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Book Review: Diary of a Tokyo Teen

Synopsis "The summer before she turned sixteen, Christine Inzer traveled solo to Tokyo to get reacquainted with her birthplace. Through charming drawings, photos and musings, Christine takes us on a journey through modern Japan. She explores the fashion hub of Harajuku, chases down geisha in Kyoto and eats the best sushi of her life in… Continue reading Book Review: Diary of a Tokyo Teen