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INTL GIVEAWAY: Burning the Bacon — L. Austen Johnson (ARC Review)

TITLE: Burning the Bacon AUTHOR: L. Austen Johnson RELEASES: April 26th, 2018; Gen Z Publishing GENRE: Nonfic/Poetry AGE RANGE: Everyone SYNOPSIS: In Burning the Bacon, debut poet L. Austen Johnson navigates through deeply personal terrain, laying waste to it and watching its flowers regrow in the four…

April 21, 2018
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All Out — Saundra Mitchell (ARC/Anthology Review)

TITLE: All Out: The No-Longer Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages AUTHOR: Saundra Mitchell RELEASES: February 27th, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world…

February 24, 2018
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BLOG TOUR: Pitch Dark — Courtney Alameda (ARC Review & GIVEAWAY!)

TITLE: Pitch Dark AUTHOR: Courtney Alameda RELEASES: February 20th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Horror/Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Set against a future of marauding space scavengers and deadly aliens who kill with sound, here is a frightening, fast-paced YA adventure from the author of the acclaimed horror…

February 22, 2018
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Eliza and Her Monsters — Francesca Zappia

TITLE: Eliza and Her Monsters AUTHOR: Francesca Zappia RELEASED: May 30th, 2017; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Her story is a phenomenon. Her life is a disaster. In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, and friendless. Online, she’s LadyConstellation, the anonymous creator of the wildly…

February 21, 2018
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Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

TITLE: Long Way Down AUTHOR: Jason Reynolds RELEASED: October 24th, 2017; Atheneum GENRE: Poetry/Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: A cannon. A strap. A piece. A biscuit. A burner. A heater. A chopper. A gat. A hammer. A tool for the RULE. Or, you can call it a gun. That’s…

February 19, 2018
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The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One – Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

TITLE: The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One AUTHOR: Amanda Lovelace SERIES: Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #2 RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Andrews McMeel GENRE: Poetry/Nonfiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take…

February 16, 2018
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer – Leigh Bardugo

TITLE: Wonder Woman: Warbringer AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo SERIES: DC Icons, #1 RELEASED: August 28th, 2017; Random House Children’s Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Princess Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance…

February 9, 2018
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City of Bones – Cassandra Clare

TITLE: City of Bones AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare SERIES: The Mortal Instruments, #1 RELEASED: March 27th, 2007; Margaret K. McElderry Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much…

February 7, 2018
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Nice Try, Jane Sinner – Lianne Oelke (ARC Review)

TITLE: Nice Try, Jane Sinner AUTHOR: Lianne Oelke RELEASED: January 9th, 2018; Clarion Books/HMH Teen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The only thing 17-year-old Jane Sinner hates more than failure is pity. After a personal crisis and her subsequent expulsion from high school, she’s going nowhere fast. Jane’s well-meaning parents push her…

January 26, 2018