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Weekly Reading Recap

I can see the sun! Definitely taking advantage and reading outside today. Family reunion this weekend so either going to have to try to read extra before then to keep up this pace or sneak off with a book there. 78 more words

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#SummerofYA Book Review: Saint Anything by @SarahDessen

 There’s no question why Sarah Dessen is called the Queen of YA. If you read any of her books, it’s clear that she’s a master at crafting a story with relevant plots, engaging dialogue, and characters that seem to have been plucked from real life. 416 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is Top Ten characters who are bookworms. 205 more words

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Book Review: Tiny Pretty Things by Charaipotra/Clayton

Tiny Pretty Things

Bette, Gigi, and June are all ballet dancers with the same goal. Be on top at their elite Manhattan ballet school, be the one who’s noticed, get the lead role. 464 more words

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Ready, Set, WRITE! (Week 8)

Happy Monday, lovelies!

It’s time for the eighth Ready, Set, WRITE! update. If you’re wondering what Ready, Set, WRITE! is, well it’s basically an awesome summer intensive for writers to set goals and cheer each other on (not to mention be cheered on by other amazing writers!). 345 more words

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Book Review: How (not) To Fall in Love by Lisa Brown Roberts

How (not) To Fall in Love

Darcy Covington is used to having everything taken care of, her car, her meals, her clothes, her house. Money was never a concern. 644 more words

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Review: Believe by Sarah Aronson

Title: Believe

Author: Sarah Aronson

Series: N/A

Genre: Contemporary YA

Summary (from Goodreads)

Janine Friedman is famous. She’s the miraculous ‘soul survivor’ of a suicide bombing in a Jerusalem synagogue ten years ago. 718 more words

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