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Page by Paige- Laura Lee Gulledge
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Page by Paige- Laura Lee Gulledge

Synopsis: Paige Turner has just moved to New York with her family, and she’s having some trouble adjusting to the big city. In the pages of her sketchbook, she tries to make sense of her new life, including trying out her secret identity: artist. As she makes friends and starts […]

The Summer I Learned to Fly- Dana Reinhardt
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The Summer I Learned to Fly- Dana Reinhardt

Synopsis: Drew’s a bit of a loner. She has a pet rat, her dead dad’s Book of Lists, an encyclopedic knowledge of cheese from working at her mom’s cheese shop, and a crush on Nick, the surf bum who works behind the counter. It’s the summer before eighth grade and […]

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
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Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Synopsis: Bono met his wife in high school, Park says. So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers. I’m not kidding, he says. You should be, she says, we’re 16. What about Romeo and Juliet? Shallow, confused, then dead. I love you, Park says. Wherefore art thou, Eleanor answers. I’m not kidding, he says. You […]

My Train of Thoughts On Blog Review of Hunted
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My Train of Thoughts On Blog Review of Hunted

Hunted (Nirvana, #2) by Kristy Feltenberger Gillespie The author sent me a copy of this book (epub format) in exchange for an honest review. My rating:  4.4  of  5  stars Plot (by Goodreads) Jade and her fraternal twin sister, Peaches, escaped the Nirvana commune weeks before their seventeenth birthday and the […]

Deceived by L.A. Starkey
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Deceived by L.A. Starkey

Synopsis: They say a soul is the immaterial essence, the animating principle, the actuating cause of an individual life. But what if you had to share yours with the one person you hated the most? The soul mate principle states that for every one soul there is another that will […]

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
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Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Synopsis:  Winner of the 2014 Pura Belpré Author Award! In Meg Medina’s compelling new novel, a Latina teen is targeted by a bully at her new school — and must discover resources she never knew she had. One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates […]

Destined for Trouble by Claudia Lefeve
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Destined for Trouble by Claudia Lefeve

Synopsis: Recently dumped by her boyfriend of two years, FBI crime analyst Jules Cannon decides to take a much needed vacation and heads to her hometown of Trouble Island, Texas. All Jules wants to do is relax, forget about her failed relationship, and work on her tan. Her anticipated beach […]

C.B. Stone’s Rehabilitation and Awakening
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C.B. Stone’s Rehabilitation and Awakening

Synopsis:  “My name is Sinna Reardon. I suppose deep down I’d like to believe God exists. But he doesn’t, not since the war. Most days I’m OK with that. Jacob calls me a pessimist, but I’m a realist. How can I Believe when a place like Rehabilitation and a regime […]

Winterreise by Emily de Courcy
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Winterreise by Emily de Courcy

  Synopsis: Life in the old city of Aldgard is (almost) never boring… When music student Penny Wells first met the Erlking, she had an inkling that trouble would follow. Especially since she had a thesis to write and concert to prepare for, and she definitely didn’t have time for magic. […]

Alora: The Wander-Jewel by Tamie Dearen
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Alora: The Wander-Jewel by Tamie Dearen

Synopsis: Alora is a normal fifteen-year-old girl who lives on a ranch in rural Montana. Her biggest excitement is the upcoming school dance. Until one day while taking a shower, she sees an image that almost seems real. A boy, with long brown hair and the most intense green eyes she’s […]

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