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Author Chat with Akshaya Raman(The Ivory Key)!

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Today we are chatting with Akshaya Raman, author of The Ivory Key ! Read on for more about Akshaya and her book!         Meet Askhaya Raman !        Akshaya Raman  fell in love with writing when she wrote her first story at the age of ten....
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Kids Review: Read Island (Nicole Magistro)

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About This Book: Join a very brave girl and her furry friends on an adventure to Read Island! Through the power of imagination and the pleasure of reading, this curious trio set sail for a magical island made of books. On their way they discover a joyful collection of animals converging...
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Middle Grade Review: The Great Ghost Hoax (The Great Pet Heist #2) (Emily Ecton)

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About This Book: Butterbean is bored. She and the other pets pulled off a heist once, but that was like a million years ago. Nothing exciting has happened since then. That is, until Mrs. Third Floor shows up at their apartment, convinced there’s a ghost in the building. Mrs. Third Floor’s...
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Featured Review: Where the Drowned Girls Go (Seanan McGuire)

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About This Book: In Where the Drowned Girls Go, the next addition to Seanan McGuire's beloved Wayward Children series, students at an anti-magical school rebel against the oppressive faculty "Welcome to the Whitethorn Institute. The first step is always admitting you need help, and you’ve already taken that step by requesting...
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Author Chat with Alechia Dow (The Kindred)!

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Today we are chatting with Alechia Dow, author of The Kindred ! Read on for more about Alechia and her book!         Meet Alechia Dow !        Alechia Dow is a former pastry chef, teacher, and librarian. When she's not writing, you can find her having...
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Author Chat with Jodi Meadows (Nightrender), Plus Giveaway! ~ US Only

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Today we are chatting with Jodi Meadows, author of Nightrender ! Read on for more about Jodi, her book and giveaway!         Meet Jodi Meadows !        Jodi Meadows is the author of the Orphan Queen duology and the Incarnate and Fallen Isles trilogies, as well...
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The cover is dark and mysterious. The synopsis is an attention getter.
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The cover gives me creepy vibes, which I am here for, and the synopsis is sort of confusing yet intriguing.... Read More
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ January 5, 2022

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.     *Kim’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    I Must Betray You Author:  Ruta Sepatys Expected publication:  February 1, 2022 A gut-wrenching, startling historical thriller about communist...
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Kids Review: SuperJoe Does Not Do Cuddles (Michael Catchpool)

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About This Book: Even the mightiest of superheroes sometimes need a cuddle from their mom… SuperJoe is convinced he doesn’t need cuddles from his mom. He flies around the neighborhood rescuing people from escaped tigers, runaway trains and raging rivers, all while battling his nemesis the Gray Shadow. Naturally, he refuses...
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Hello everyone, my name is Walter George I am so overwhelmed with joy all thanks to Dr. Wale spell. My Wife  left me for another m... Read More
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Middle Grade Review: Out of My Heart (Sharon M. Draper)

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About This Book: Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp. There have to be camps for differently-abled kids like her, and she’s going to sleuth...
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Hello everyone, my name is Walter George I am so overwhelmed with joy all thanks to Dr. Wale spell. My Wife  left me for another m... Read More
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Featured Review: The Chosen One (Echo Brown)

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About This Book: There are many watchers and they are always white. That’s the first thing Echo notices as she settles into Dartmouth College. Despite graduating high school in Cleveland as valedictorian, Echo immediately struggles to keep up in demanding classes. Dartmouth made many promises it couldn't keep. The campus is...
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