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Cries For Help: TONE DEAF--A Review

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a review for a new contemporary YA romance from Olivia Rivers. TONE DEAF is a story about a rocker and a deaf girl finding solace and safety together. 1,069 more words


Spring Writing Bootcamp 2016

May is officially here and with it brings the start of the Spring Writing Bootcamp, set up by the lovely ladies over at YA Buccaneers… 299 more words

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Debut Club: Ashley Herring Blake on her contemporary YA debut, SUFFER LOVE

Swanky Seventeen Rebecca Christiansen recently chatted with Ashley Herring Blake about her new contemporary YA, SUFFER LOVE (HMH Books for Young Readers, May 3, 2016). 1,180 more words

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Debut Club: Author Sarah Alexander on THE ART OF NOT BREATHING

Sarah Alexander spoke with fellow author, and fellow Brit, Caroline Leech about her YA debut, a contemporary novel about loss and grieving, just published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the USA and by Usborne in the UK. 1,307 more words

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Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

I’m going to begin this review by talking about an entirely different story first.

A couple days before reading Exit, Pursued by a Bear, I read a short story titled “ 1,142 more words


Review: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Review: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you!
Expected publication: May 3, 2016 by Flatiron Books…
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The Debut Club: Anna Breslaw talks about SCARLETT EPSTEIN HATES IT HERE

Swanky Seventeer Jilly Gagnon recently interviewed Anna Breslaw about her debut novel, SCARLETT EPSTEIN HATES IT HERE, a contemporary YA published by Razorbill/Penguin on April 19, 2016. 976 more words

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