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Something Like Gravity — Amber Smith

TITLE: Something Like Gravity AUTHOR: Amber Smith GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Chris and Maia aren’t off to a great start. A near-fatal car accident first brings them together, and their next encounters don’t fare much better. Chris’s good intentions backfire. Maia’s temper gets the best…

August 16, 2019
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Seasonal TBR Jar — Speedy Summer!

Summer is here as of a few days ago (BLECK. Can’t it be fall already?!), and that means it’s time for another seasonal TBR jar! If you didn’t see my last post in this series, I’ll give a quick rundown: The seasonal TBR jar is…

June 24, 2019
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You Must Not Miss — Katrina Leno

TITLE: You Must Not Miss AUTHOR: Katrina Leno GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Magpie Lewis started writing in her yellow notebook the day her family self-destructed. That was the night Eryn, Magpie’s sister, skipped town and left her to fend for herself. That was the…

May 13, 2019
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The Art of Losing — Lizzy Mason

TITLE: The Art of Losing AUTHOR: Lizzy Mason GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: On one terrible night, 17-year-old Harley Langston’s life changes forever. At a party she discovers her younger sister, Audrey, hooking up with her boyfriend, Mike—and she abandons them both in a rage. When…

April 24, 2019
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Seasonal TBR Jar — Spring Surprises!

Spring is here in just a few days (YAY! Goodbye, winter!), and that means it’s time for another seasonal TBR jar! If you didn’t see my first post in this series back in September, I’ll give a quick rundown: The seasonal TBR jar is a…

March 14, 2019
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A Danger to Herself and Others — Alyssa B. Sheinmel

TITLE: A Danger to Herself and Others AUTHOR: Alyssa B. Sheinmel RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2019 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA It was just a mistake. One big misunderstanding, that’s what landed Hannah here in the Institution, and soon enough, her best friend’s parents and the doctors…

March 6, 2019
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You're Welcome, Universe — Whitney Gardner

TITLE: You’re Welcome, Universe AUTHOR: Whitney Gardner RELEASED: March 7th, 2017; Knopf GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Assigned reading for MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature. (Yeah, the class I took almost a year ago. That’s how overdue this review is…) Ironically enough, I had removed this book…

February 22, 2019