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OCD Love Story, by Corey Ann Haydu

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu

Published: Simon & Schuster, 2013

Rating: 95/100

Worth Your Time?

YES. It smashes the stereotypes of OCD, and it reads like John Green. 575 more words

Traditional Publishing

Plot Tips Tuesday: Raise the Stakes!

What’s going to happen if your character doesn’t fulfill his goal? What is at stake for your hero?

The more your main character has to lose, the better. 280 more words


Dreamology, by Lucy Keating

Dreamology by Lucy Keating

Published: HarperCollins, 2016

Rating: 35/100

Worth Your Time?

Not really. Unless you think Keating is funny; I didn’t.

The best part of this book is the cover. 905 more words

Traditional Publishing


By Alexandra Bracken

Time travel takes on a new meaning in this fast-paced YA novel.  Who doesn’t love attractive 18th century pirates?  I know I do!   174 more words


Book Review: Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2)

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“He has more guns, more men, and more resources. All we have is surprise, and we’re not going to squander it.” 1,135 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: A Monster Calls

I don’t read a ton of teen fiction, but the book A Monster Calls was recommended to me, and I’m so glad that I gave it a try. 239 more words

Book Review

Urban Fiction for Teens Bookmark

Urban fiction flies off the shelf at our main branch library. It’s been so popular that we carved out a separate collection for it in our adult fiction stacks. 39 more words