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What I'm Reading...

Some interesting reading/watching this week:

There will come a time by Carrie Arcos 

I LOVED THIS BOOK.  Its about a seventeen year old named Mark Santos who lost his twin sister Grace in a car accident six months before the book starts.   177 more words

Waiting on Wednesday

This is a feature started on Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming books.

This week’s pick is:

Learning Not to Drown

Goodreads: Family secrets cut to the bone in this mesmerizing debut novel about a teen whose drug-addicted brother is the prodigal son one time too many. 268 more words


WWW Wednesday

This was started by ShouldBeReading and every Wednesday posters answer three questions:

What are you currently reading?

What did you recently finish reading?

What do you think you’ll read next?





"Waiting On" Wednesdays: The Falconer

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for. 318 more words


Doing Time Online by Jan Siebold

Reading level: 4.1
Lexile: 510
Genre: Realistic fiction
ELL-Friendly: Yes
Library recommendation: Elementary school

Goodreads summary:

Twelve-year-old Mitchell got involved with the wrong kid this past summer, and the prank they played led to an elderly woman’s injury. 278 more words

YA Books

Nobody But Us

First Lines: He comes down the road in his Camaro sliding left to right on the freshly oiled gravel and skidding to a stop in front of my house.   364 more words


A Writer In The Spotlight - Kat Ellis

Hello gentle reader,

Today I’m thrilled to share with you an interview with another talented YA author! I “met” the lovely Kat Ellis online a couple of years ago and now her debut BLACKFIN SKY is coming out on 14th May. 569 more words

EM Castellan