Reviews written by Melody Maysonet

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November 22, 2014
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5.0
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5.0
Young Adult Fiction
One of my favorite YA books

Beautifully flawed characters and a story to stir the soul. One of the best YA books I've read in a long time.

November 22, 2014
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Love this book

This book does everything right. The voice of Ricky comes through loud and clear. I totally got the mom. And the Pitcher is such a realistic character that I had to make sure this is a work of fiction.

November 22, 2014
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Poignant Story

No Surrender Soldier by Christine Kohler tells the true story of Seto Yokoi , a Japanese soldier who was stationed on Guam during World War II. When Americans liberated Guam in 1944, Seto never surrendered, instead spending the next 28 years hiding in the jungle. To help tell this fascinating...

November 22, 2014
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Great Read!

Big Fat Disaster by Beth Fehlbaum gets in your head and stays there. Colby's issues of self-worth are heart-breaking and the villains who cross paths with her are disturbingly real. And yet, with all that Colby goes through, the book has a beautiful message. By the time I got to...

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