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Little Women

Why I read it:

I’ve always been interested in representations of female agency, particularly in YA texts. I included this as part of a reading list for an imaginary undergraduate “Intro to Children’s Lit” course because I think, as an early example of literature written expressly for young women, it’s a landmark text. 840 more words

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The Key to Everything

Paula Stokes

EXPECTED PUBLICATION – December or January 2018 by Paula Stokes

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College senior Oakland Fuller has always believed in signs and soulmates, so when both a therapist and a fortuneteller say that her repeated relationship failures are due to unresolved feelings for her high school boyfriend, Seth, Oakland tries desperately to get back in touch with him.
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Review: Turtles All the Way Down - John Green

Title: Turtles All the Way Down
Author: John Green
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication date: 10 October 2017
Genre: YA Contemporary
Pages: 304

Well, this has been a long time coming. 722 more words


Review: Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta

Genre: YA contemporary/mystery

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication date: October 10, 2017


Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared—for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; and for death in the theater.

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1)

Genre: YA, Fantasy
Page #: 352
Publisher: Quirk
Published in: 2011

Official Synopsis

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. 250 more words


Radioactive Redemption

I don’t even know how to say this, but on top of everything else I’m editing and redoing, I have been possessed with the need to revamp… 450 more words


How I Plan for my Blog

This year I’m kicking of Blogoween by doing a post specifically relating to my blog and how I plan for it. People plan posts for their blogs in many different ways and it took me awhile to find a way that really worked for me. 537 more words