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Review: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Title: Wonder Author: R.J. Palacio Series: Wonder #1 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books Publication Date: 2012 Pages: 310 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Middle Grade/Contemporary You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. My name is August. I won’t describe  ...

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Book & Movie Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir, Audiobook narrated by R.C. Bray Series: None Publisher: Broadway Books, an imprint of Crown Publishing/Penguin Random House, Audiobook published by Podium Publishing, Movie produced by Twentieth Century Fox Publication Date: 2014 Pages: 369 Format/Source: Ebook and Audiobook and Movie/Purchased   Age  ...

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Mini Review: The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass

Title: The One Author: Kiera Cass Series: The Selection #3 Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: 2014 Pages: 323 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Romance, Science Fiction, Dystopian The time has come for one winner to be crowned. When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would  ...

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Review: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Title: The Thief Author: Megan Whalen Turner Series: The Queen’s Thief #1 Publisher: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date: 1996 Pages: 280 Format/Source: Paperback/Purchased   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult, Middle Grade/Fantasy The king’s scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient  ...

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Review: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

Title: This Song Will Save Your Life Author: Leila Sales Series: None Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date: 2013 Pages: 274 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her  ...

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