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The V-Word ed. by Amber Keyser

The V-Word ed. by Amber Keyser

This is a book that my teenage self would have very much appreciated. The V-Word edited by Amber Keyser features 17 stories from celebrated young adult authors, chronicling their first sexual experiences. The stories are candid, funny, heartbreaking, honest, and exactly what teens — especially teen girls — need. HAVING SEX FOR THE FIRST TIME […]

Posted February 3, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 1 Comment
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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

A hold-your-breath, slow building and intensely powerful story, Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is a stunning portrayal of one of the world’s biggest, yet littlest-known tragedies. Based on the true story of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a luxury ship requisitioned by the Nazis to transport refugees from the Soviet invasion of Germany, Salt to […]

Posted January 27, 2016 by Sara in Book Review, Reviews - YA / 1 Comment
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Teen Frankenstein by Chandler Baker

Teen Frankenstein by Chandler Baker

A teenage twist on a Gothic classic, Teen Frankenstein by Chandler Baker is filled with dark humor and a clever re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s well-known novel. High school meets classic horror in this groundbreaking new series. It was a dark and stormy night when Tor Frankenstein accidentally hit someone with her car. And killed him. […]

Posted January 20, 2016 by Sara in Book Review, Reviews - YA / 0 Comments
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Big Friends by Linda Sarah & Benji Davies

Big Friends by Linda Sarah & Benji Davies

 A beautifully written and illustrated story about the changing nature of friendships awaits readers in this imaginative new picture book, Big Friends by Linda Sarah & Benji Davies. The story follows two best friends, and what happens when a third friend joins their group. In simple words and images, Big Friends captures the tumultuous mixed […]

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Bunny Dreams by Peter McCarty

Bunny Dreams by Peter McCarty

A bedtime story filled with charming imagination, sweet illustrations, and fluffy bunnies. Move over counting sheep — the bunny dreamers are taking over. Bunny Dreams by Peter McCarty is the stuff bedtime books were meant to be: the illustrations are perfectly sweet, and the story filled with wild imagination. There’s a simple magic to these […]

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