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Replica by Lauren Oliver

Replica by Lauren Oliver

A clone conspiracy with plenty of twists and turns, Replica by Lauren Oliver will satisfy YA fans of “Orphan Black” and keep readers on the edge of their seats. Gemma has been in and out of hospitals since she was born. ‘A sickly child’, her lonely life to date has revolved around her home, school […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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The Girl on the Train Movie Giveaway

The Girl on the Train Movie Giveaway

  Today, we’re celebrating the upcoming October 7th release of the movie adaptation of The Girl on the Train, the best-selling thriller by author Paula Hawkins, and starring Emily Blunt. Thanks to Universal Pictures, we’re giving away a prize pack that includes some fun swag, and a $25 Fandango gift card for your night at […]

Posted September 26, 2016 by Sara in Contests, Movie Adaptations / 7 Comments
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Spare & Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin

Spare & Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin

A lush, thought-provoking novel in the vein of Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein, Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffen sets out to explore what defines our humanity, and weighs the risks of security versus progress. Nell Crane has always been an outsider. In a city devastated by an epidemic, where survivors are all missing […]

Posted September 26, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Miss Peregrine + Furthermore Contest Winners

Miss Peregrine + Furthermore Contest Winners

Here are the latest winners from our most recent contests — including one of our biggest of the year! Furthermore: Tahereh’s Favorite Things To celebrate the release of Tahereh Mafi’s new book Furthermore, we offered up a copy of the book PLUS some of the author’s favorite goodies to one lucky winner. That winner is: […]

Posted September 25, 2016 by Sara in Contest Winners / 0 Comments
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Beast by Brie Spangler

Beast by Brie Spangler

  A story as charming and entertaining as it is moving and important, Beast by Brie Spangler hits all the right notes in this triumph of contemporary YA fiction. Tall, meaty, muscle-bound, and hairier than most throw rugs, Dylan doesn’t look like your average fifteen-year-old, so, naturally, high school has not been kind to him. […]

Posted September 22, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Frazzled by Booki Vivat

Frazzled by Booki Vivat

Move over, Wimpy Kid. There’s a new illustrated diary on the block, and Frazzled by Booki Vivat will have you cheering for a lunchtime revolution, cringing in sympathy at Abbie Wu’s antics, and rooting for her to make it through the wild jungle that is Middle School. Meet Abbie Wu! She’s about to start middle […]

Posted September 21, 2016 by Sara in Book Review, Middle Grade / 0 Comments
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The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan

The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan

A minimalist and poignant story, The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan is about the bond between a dog and two lost children, and how they come to save each other. From Newbery Medal winner Patricia MacLachlan comes a poignant story about two children, a poet, and a dog and how they help one another survive […]

Posted September 21, 2016 by Sara in Book Review, Middle Grade / 0 Comments
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Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel

Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel

With a description hailing it as “Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones,” Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel had me at “hello.” So to speak. Somewhere in the Badlands, embedded deep in centuries-buried rock and sand, lies the skeleton of a massive dinosaur, larger than anything the late nineteenth-century world has ever seen. Some legends […]

Posted September 20, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu

Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu

Poignant and ultimately uplifting, Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu is a moving story about unexpected bravery and the unlikely path to healing after an unspeakable tragedy. When Caroline’s little brother is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan, a teenager who has been living with the kidnapper since he was a young child […]

Posted September 19, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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