Reviews written by Michelle Lynn, Assistant Indie Manager

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Young Adult Indie
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4.3
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5.0
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4.0
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A sweet read.

A heartwarming tale of first love. The Story: Finley hasn't had it easy. Her mentally ill mother can't care for her in a way a mother should, forcing Finley to drop out of school to support them. When a truancy officer shows up at her home,...

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0
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3.0
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4.0

Well Written

A well-written and unique take on an old tale. The Story: The prince of the Seelie court is the subject of a prophecy stating he will unite the fair and foul courts of the fey. In order to thwart the prophecy, the king of the Unseelie...

Young Adult Indie
Michelle Lynn, Assistant Indie ManagerMichelle Lynn, Assistant Indie Manager   February 11, 2019
(Updated: February 11, 2019)
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0

Cute Story

A fun, sweet romance. The Story: In Meet Me There follows Ashlyn and Luke, two people who couldn't dislike each other more. Luke has spent too much time pulling pranks on Ashlyn for her to see anything beyond his need to embarrass her. When...

Young Adult Fiction
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Awesome Premise!

Such a fantastic book. The story: Naomi is the daughter of harsh parents. They're part of a cult and control everything she does. She's never thought another life was a possibility until she meets a boy who seems to be able to take away her pain....

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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An interesting story

The Story: Emilia is a young woman in Milan who has become somewhat of a musical prodigy. She's a composer as well as being adept at the harpsichord. She's also the second oldest daughter in a family with many kids. Her father has dedicated his life to gaining a...

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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Unique

I've never quite read a book like this before. The story: Iona was never meant to live a life of almost solitude at the South Pole with only her mother and a few others for company. She craves adventure and love. To defy her mother, she acquires a...

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0

A cute and quirky story.

The story: Mitch knows his life is on the verge of big changes. His sister is dating one of his friends. His best friend has grown cold and weird around him. And the girl he's crushed on for ages is finally noticing him. But with...

Young Adult Indie
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4.3
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0

An emotional tale.

A intense story of finding hope in the worst circumstances. The Story: Ivy's life has been anything but easy. Her father is demanding and abusive to both her and her mother, but there's no way out. Until he dies. They never saw it coming....

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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3.0
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5.0

Cute!

A cute YA romance! The story: Callie has only had one goal in life - get a college scholarship to play softball. Growing up, one person shared her goal. Her brother's best friend Noah wanted nothing more than to play baseball. When an injury sets his...

Young Adult Indie
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Love this book!

Another adorable read by Melanie Hooyenga. The story: Bri has always been queen B... until now. Kicked out of the group she'd started and shunned by everyone at school, she finds herself in trouble. But maybe the trouble came at just the right time. ...

Young Adult Indie
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Beautifully Done!

There is nothing not to like in this book. The story: Sable hasn't had it easy. The daughter of a powerful man, she was sent away from home at a young age when a power she didn't understand showed in her. Years later, she's living as...

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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Fun read

A short and fun read. The story: Megera is in danger of having to leave her private school when her father is unable to pay for it. In walks Clay with a proposition. Claim to be the girl Juilius slept with and be pregnant and her...

Young Adult Indie
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0

Sweet

A sweet romance highlighting the fragile hearts of youth. The story: Hadley is determined to have a good summer before leaving for college. She breaks up with her boyfriend to spend her time with her best friend working at the summer camp her father runs. All...

Overall rating 
 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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So much fun!

A shining star in a great series. The story: Picking up years after the last time we saw Allie and Aidan, their lives are very different. They haven't seen each other since Aidan left for Germany. Allie still hurts from his abandonment but she has Darius,...

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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Great Novella!

A great side story for anyone following this series. The story: Tessa is a fighter, but she believes she is a free fighter. She works for an organization she thinks helps people train after their awakenings. Eventually, she hopes they'll allow her to stop fighting and...

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