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Featured Review: Perfectly You (Robin Daniels)

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About This Book: Ivy Nixon is the student body Vice President at Franklin High School. Each year, the school holds a date auction to raise funds for the senior class graduation party, and this year, Ivy’s in charge. Planning the event is a huge task and Ivy is determined to prove...
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Featured Review: Lions & Lamps (K.M. Robinson)

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About This Book: Aladdin-meets-steampunk in this brand-new retelling from K.M. Robinson All wishes require sacrifice…are you willing to pay the price? Cyra spent the last seven years being trained to steal an airship in a brutal competition that leaves the victor with millions. Last year, she won. Aladdin spent the past...
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Featured Review: Stilettos & Stardust (D.L. Pitchford)

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About This Book: A modern day Cinderella with a twist... When high school seniors Noah Barton and Eden Prince’s academic rivalry ruins a thermodynamics demo, their physics teacher decides to help them get along. By forcing them to be lab partners. As graduation approaches, Noah and Eden are too busy figuring...
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Featured Review: The N Word (Michelle MacQueen/Ann Maree Craven)

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About This Book: One party.  One accident.   Six lives changed forever.   Nari Won Song isn’t the girl anyone expects her to be. To her classmates she’s the nerd. To her parents, she is the quiet daughter who always does as she’s told. And the popular boy next door? The...
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