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This is How it Happened – Paula Stokes (ARC Review)

I really enjoy books that offer a unique social commentary, especially when it’s relevant to modern times, so I jumped at the chance to read this book. It touches on cyber-bullying, the social media jury phenomenon, and more, as well as some ever-relevant morals,…

July 25, 2017
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How to Make a Wish — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

This book perfectly straddles the line between "tough topics" and "fluffy summer read". We get a taste of each, depending on who Grace is currently surrounded by, but it never leans overwhelmingly in either direction. Given that Eva's mother has recently passed, there is…

July 22, 2017
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Sharing Sam — Katherine Applegate

Alison believes that everyone finds their "Mr./Mrs. Right" eventually, but until their times come, she and her best friend Isabella are focusing on their studies, their bright futures, and their families. Of course, a wrench gets thrown in that plan when Alison's "Mr. Right"…

July 20, 2017
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Heathen, Vol. 1 — Natasha Alterici (ARC Review)

A graphic novel about a lesbian viking who's been exiled from her home, so she goes off on an adventure to save the former queen of the Valkyrie, Brynhild, and to rescue other LGBTQ+ individuals so they don't have to fear the same fate…

July 17, 2017
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The Wood — Chelsea Bobulski (ARC Review)

"Dad tells me the wood is not a place to play. It is a place for business, and it is more powerful than I could ever imagine. He tells me I cannot forget the rules of the wood. There are three. Do not travel from…

July 16, 2017
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Just Listen — Sarah Dessen (Reread Review)

“No matter how much time has passed, these things still affect us and the world we live in. If you don't pay attention to the past, you'll never understand the future. It's all linked together.”…

July 10, 2017
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Final Girls — Riley Sager (ARC Review)

"We were, for whatever reason, the lucky ones who survived when no one else had. Pretty girls covered in blood. As such, we were each in turn treated like something rare and exotic. A beautiful bird that spreads its bright wings only once a…

July 8, 2017
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What I Lost — Alexandra Ballard

Elizabeth is proud of the forty pounds she's lost; after a lifetime of seeking her figure-obsessed mother's approval and failing to find it, she feels like she's finally what her mother has always wanted - even if she's not what her ex-boyfriend wants anymore. The ride…

July 4, 2017