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Review: If I Fall, If I Die by Michael Christie

This is the story of a young boy Will and his agoraphobic mother Diane. They live in Thunder Bay, a port city on Lake Superior. At the time of the novel, neither Will or his mother have ever left the house, and thanks to today’s technology they are able to order everything to be delivered to their house. 163 more words

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The First Time She Drowned

by Kerry Kletter
YA Contemporary
5 of 5 stars
Debut novel: March 15, 2016

I fell in love with the cover for this book, then I fell in love with the jacket summary, then I finally got it from the library and I fell in love with the writing. 769 more words

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Teaser Tuesday – 26th April 2016

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat.
Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
• Grab your current read… 300 more words

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

by Becky Albertalli
YA Contemporary
5 of 5 stars
Debut novel: April 7, 2015

My lovely friend Akshaya read this book in three hours last fall (in the bookstore where she bought it, no less!) so I knew I had to add it to my list. 516 more words

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Backlist Bonus: An Abundance of Katherines

by John Green
YA Contemporary
3 of 5 stars

After I read Looking for Alaska I was eager to dive into Green’s next novel. It sounded different enough that I was excited to see what he moved on to. 446 more words

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Backlist Bonus: The Fault in Our Stars

by John Green
YA Contemporary
4 of 5 stars

It was nearly impossible to avoid the hype of this book once it was slated for the big screen. 500 more words

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Backlist Bonus: Looking for Alaska

by John Green
YA Contemporary
4 of 5 stars
Debut novel: March 3, 2005

This was my first exposure to John Green and remains my favorite. 510 more words

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