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Featured Review: Alicia and the Light Bulb People in Star Factory 13 by Barbara Roman

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About This Book: Where do light bulbs go when they burn out? Do they stay dead forever? Or can they be regenerated to live a brand new life with a brand new purpose? If they’re lucky they go to Star Factory 13 to become glorious stars in the sky…after they pass...
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Featured Review: We'll Fly Away by Bryan Bliss

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About This Book: Luke and Toby have always had each other’s backs. But then one choice—or maybe it is a series of choices—sets them down an irrevocable path. We’ll Fly Away weaves together Luke and Toby’s senior year of high school with letters Luke writes to Toby later—from death row. Best...
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Featured Review: The Convergence (Converters, Book 1) by Tenille Berezay

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About This Book: Hiding unbelievable physical abilities, seventeen-year-old Desiree Morgan buries herself inside the realities of high school. But when Blake Thomas infiltrates her life, all of Desiree’s secrets begin to unravel. With answers come more questions and soon she is entangled in a world of secret societies, human experimentation, perilous...
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Featured Review: The Secrets of Islayne by Kari Lynn West

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About This Book: A powerful island. A dangerous mystery. An impossible choice. For centuries, the island of Islayne has given certain residents the ability to revive other people’s memories. These gifted individuals are known as luminators, and sixteen-year-old Ronan Saunders desperately desires to join their illustrious ranks. As he struggles against...
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Blog Tour: Review of True Storm (True Born Trilogy) by L.E. Sterling

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About This Book: Lucy’s twin sister, Margot, may be safely back with her—but all is not well in Plague-ravaged Dominion City. The Watchers have come out of hiding, spreading chaos and death throughout the city, and suddenly Lucy finds herself torn between three men with secrets of their own. Betrayal is...
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Featured Review: The Stars at Oktober Bend by Glenda Millard

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About This Book: Beautiful, lyrical prose, told in two voices, lifts up a poignant story of two traumatized teens who find each other in a small riverside town. i am the girl manny loves. the girl who writes our story in the book of flying. i am alice. Alice is fifteen,...
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Blog Tour: Review of True North (True Born Trilogy) by L.E. Sterling

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About This Book: Abandoned by her family in Plague-ridden Dominion City, eighteen-year-old Lucy Fox has no choice but to rely upon the kindness of the True Borns, a renegade group of genetically enhanced humans, to save her twin sister, Margot. But Nolan Storm, their mysterious leader, has his own agenda. When...
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Featured Review: Daughter of the Mara by Alexandra Bittner

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About This Book: Jayashree Atkinson knows she’s insane: she’s been told so every day for the past five years. She has to be. After all, most people don’t dream while they’re awake. Locked away at thirteen for a crime she doesn’t remember committing, Jay thought she would spend her entire life...
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Featured Review: Summer Constellations by Aisha Sevigny

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About This Book: Julia Ducharme is ready for a fresh start. Her little brother has finally recovered from a serious illness, and now she just wants to enjoy peak season at the campground her family owns. Maybe this will be the year her annual summer fling with Dan Schaeffer becomes something...
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Blog Tour: Review of True Born by L.E. Sterling

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About This Book: Welcome to Dominion City. After the great Plague descended, the world population was decimated...and their genetics damaged beyond repair. The Lasters wait hopelessly for their genes to self-destruct. The Splicers pay for expensive treatments that  might  prolong their life. The plague-resistant True Borns are as mysterious as they...
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