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Featured Review: The Memory Trees (Kali Wallace)

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About This Book: The Memory Trees is a dark magical realism novel about a mysterious family legacy, a centuries-old feud, and a tragic loss that resurfaces when sixteen-year-old Sorrow returns to her mother’s family orchard for the summer. Sorrow Lovegood’s life has been shaped by the stories of the women who came...
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Featured Review: Blight (Alexandra Duncan)

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About This Book: Seventeen-year-old Tempest Torres has lived on the AgraStar farm north of Atlanta since she was found outside the gates at the age of five. Now she’s part of the security force guarding the fence and watching for scavengers—people who would rather steal genetically engineered food from the company...
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Featured Review: Eden Summer (Liz Flanagen)

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About This Book: IT STARTS like any other day for Jess – get up, draw on eyeliner, cover up tattoos and head to school. But soon it’s clear this is no ordinary day, because Jess’s best friend, Eden, isn’t at school . . . she’s gone missing. Jess knows she must...
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Featured Review: She's So Boss (Stacy Kravetz)

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About This Book: Whether you already have an idea for a business or you're mulling how to turn the things you enjoy into a self-sustaining enterprise, this book will connect the dots. From inspiration to execution, there are concrete steps every young entrepreneur, creator, or leader needs to take, and this...
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Featured Review: Speak Of Me As I Am (Sonia Belasco)

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About This Book: A moving story of grief, honesty, and the healing power of art—the ties that bind us together, even when those we love are gone. Melanie and Damon are both living in the shadow of loss. For Melanie, it's the loss of her larger-than-life artist mother, taken by cancer...
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Featured Review: Silent (David Mellon)

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About This Book: For fans of The Book Thief and Raiders of the Lost Ark, this thrilling new novel set during World War I features a girl who must pretend to be a male soldier to save her younger brothers. Adi is an outrider, rejected by both her British father’s and Indian mother’s cultures,...
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Featured Review: Zenn Diagram (Wendy Brant)

Featured Review: Zenn Diagram (Wendy Brant)
About This Book: Eva Walker is a seventeen-year-old math genius. And if that doesn’t do wonders for her popularity, there’s another thing that makes it even worse: when she touches another person or anything that belongs to them — from clothes to textbooks to cell phones — she sees a vision...
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Featured Review: A Good Idea (Cristina Moracho)

Featured Review: A Good Idea (Cristina Moracho)
About This Book: Can the right kind of boy get away with killing the wrong kind of girl? Fin and Betty’s close friendship survived Fin’s ninth-grade move from their coastal Maine town to Manhattan. Calls, letters, and summer visits continued to bind them together, and in the fall of their senior...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books We Would Love To See As A TV Show or Movie! (2/28/17)

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books We Would Love To See As A TV Show or Movie! (2/28/17)
Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic  involving all  things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!  ...
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Featured Review: The Odds Of Lightning (Jocelyn Davies)

Featured Review: The Odds Of Lightning (Jocelyn Davies)
About The Book: A bolt of lightning inspires an incredible journey in this charming, magical realism adventure that takes four teens on an all-night journey through the streets of New York City. Extraordinary things happen when we least expect them. Tiny, Lu, Will and Nathaniel used to be best friends. Then...
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