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ALA 2018: Coretta Scott King Book Awards Winner and Honor Books

Getting ready to head to New Orleans and the 2018 American Library Association Conference bright and early tomorrow morning.  Many things I am looking forward to, but really anticipating the… 698 more words

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A Tragic Kind of Wonderful

By Eric Lindstrom

“For sixteen-year-old Mel Hannigan, bipolar disorder makes life unpredictable. Her latest struggle is balancing her growing feelings in a new relationship with her instinct to keep everyone at arm’s length. 994 more words


Review: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody

Foody, Amanda. (2018, April). Ace of Shades. New York: Harlequin Teen. ISBN:  978-1335692290

Foody’s second book, the first in the Shadow Game series is proof that advice given to all writers is sound:  Take your first book and stick it in a drawer.  650 more words

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2. Induratize


verb\ in-‘dur-a-tIz\

: to harden one’s heart to someone’s pleas or advances or to the idea of love.

            “Group therapy?” Craig asked blinking back at his doctor, “Isn’t it bad enough that I have cancer?” Craig wasn’t in the mood to feel like he was crazy too. 4,465 more words

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Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly Devos - ☆☆

Cookie Vonn is the daughter of a supermodel, but didn’t inherit her moms slim figure. She’s fat and always has been, but after an embarrassing situation on a plane — Cookie is forced to buy a second seat because she is deemed too fat for one seat — Cookie is determined to lose weight. 593 more words

Review: Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier

Hillier, Jennifer. (2018, June). Jar of Hearts. New York: Macmillan. ISBN: 978-1250154194

So usually I don’t rely on what the publisher says about the plot of a book…I think people who can’t write annotations (thank you Dr. 497 more words

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Emergency Contact, Mary H.K. Choi

Medium: Print, hardcover
Rating: ⭐⭐*
Blurb: For Penny Lee high school was a total non-event. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually know anything about her. 997 more words

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