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The Wicker King — K. Ancrum

TITLE: The Wicker King AUTHOR: K. Ancrum RELEASED: October 31st, 2017; Imprint GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When August learns that his best friend, Jack, shows signs of degenerative hallucinatory disorder, he is determined to help Jack cope. Jack’s vivid and long-term visions take the form of…

April 4, 2018
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Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA “When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi’s story for the rest of my life.” –Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess saves…

March 9, 2018
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The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo (ARC Review)

TITLE: The Poet X AUTHOR: Elizabeth Acevedo RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary/Poetry AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth…

February 12, 2018
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When My Heart Joins the Thousand – A. J. Steiger (ARC Review)

TITLE: When My Heart Joins the Thousand AUTHOR: A. J. Steiger RELEASES: February 6th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Alvie Fitz doesn’t fit in, and she doesn’t care. She’s spent years swallowing meds and bad advice from doctors and social workers. If she can make…

February 3, 2018
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Miles Away From You – A. B. Rutledge (ARC Review)

Note: All of this is coming from my cis perspective. I can only do the best that I know how to do, but if you are a trans individual who disagrees with my perspective, or if you have an own-voice review for this book,…

January 12, 2018
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The Roanoke Girls – Amy Engel

Spoiler-free review! “Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die.” I don’t have a lot to say about The Roanoke Girls, because I think this is one of those stories where it’s best if you go in…

September 16, 2017