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The Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan // Book Review

Blurb Fourteen years ago, Jane Doe and her father arrived on the steps of the Manor – the entrance to a dangerous labyrinth connecting the island of Bluehaven to many other worlds. That was the same night the earthquakes started, and Jane and her silent, troubled father, John have been feared and despised ever since.… Continue reading The Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan // Book Review

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This Wicked Fate by Kalynn Bayron (This Poison Heart #2) // Book Review

Blurb How much would you risk to save the ones you love? Would you tempt even the most dangerous fate? Briseis has one chance to save her mother, but she'll need to do the impossible: find the last fragment of the deadly Absyrtus Heart. If she is to locate the missing piece, she must turn… Continue reading This Wicked Fate by Kalynn Bayron (This Poison Heart #2) // Book Review

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Wretched Waterpark by Kiersten White // Book Review

Blurb From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes her middle grade series debut! Part Scooby Doo, part A Series of Unfortunate Events, and entirely genius! Meet the Sinister-Winterbottom twins, who solve mysteries at increasingly bizarre summer vacation destinations in the hopes of being reunited with their parents—or at the very least finally finding a good churro.… Continue reading Wretched Waterpark by Kiersten White // Book Review

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When You Call My Name by Tucker Shaw // Book Review

Blurb In the spirit of the author’s massively popular Twitter thread, Tucker Shaw’s When You Call My Name is a heartrending novel about two gay teens coming of age in New York City in 1990 at the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Named "this summer's most powerful LGBTQ+ novel" by GAY TIMES, this book is perfect for fans… Continue reading When You Call My Name by Tucker Shaw // Book Review

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Happily Ever Island by Crystal Cestari // Book Review

Blurb Welcome to Happily Ever Island, the most pixie-dusted vacation a Disney fan could ever imagine. Head-in-the-clouds romantic Madison and driven pragmatist Lanie are unlikely best friends, but the two would do anything for each other. So when Madison’s life starts to fall apart, Lanie agrees to join Madison for the test run of Disney’s… Continue reading Happily Ever Island by Crystal Cestari // Book Review

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Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow // Book Review

Blurb With compelling characters, broken friendships and complicated romances, BAD THINGS HAPPEN HERE is the irresistible YA murder mystery thriller: it makes your heart race, your toes curl, and your mind whirl with deadly secrets, dark truths and the innate need to escape a poisonous paradise. The island of Parris: paradise or poison? Luca Laine… Continue reading Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow // Book Review

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Ghosted by Emily Barr // Book Review

Blurb Ariel's accidental meeting with a handsome stranger called Joe is completely perfect; they have a connection like she's never known before. They exchange numbers and agree to meet when he is back from a trip to France. But when Ariel messages him, the number Joe gave her is disconnected. He's ghosted her. She assumes… Continue reading Ghosted by Emily Barr // Book Review

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How We Ricochet by Faith Gardner // Book Review

Blurb Intimate, impactful, and incisive, this newest novel from Faith Gardner, critically acclaimed author of Girl on the Line, is an unflinching look into the devastating consequences of a mass shooting for one girl and her close-knit family, for readers of This Is How It Ends and All the Bright Places. It seems sometimes a charade that we continue… Continue reading How We Ricochet by Faith Gardner // Book Review

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Rebel Skies by Ann Sei Lin // Book Review

Blurb Teen fantasy adventure set in a world of flying ships and sky cities, where chosen ones have the ability to bring paper to life and work as Crafters - people who hunt wild paper spirits called shikigami. Inspired by Asian culture and exploring themes of empire, slavery and freedom. Kurara has never known any… Continue reading Rebel Skies by Ann Sei Lin // Book Review

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Lines of Courage by Jennifer A. Nielsen // Book Review

Blurb The stories of five kids living through World War I, each of whom holds the key to the others' futures... if they are lucky - and brave - enough to find each other. World War I stretches its cruel fingers across Europe, where five young people, each from different backgrounds and nations, face the… Continue reading Lines of Courage by Jennifer A. Nielsen // Book Review