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Review: Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) by Leigh Bardugo

Title:  Shadow and BoneAuthor:  Leigh BardugoSeries:  The Grisha #1Publisher:  Henry Holt, an imprint of MacmillanPublication Date:  June 5, 2012Pages:  356Format/Source:  Hardback/Won Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Fantasy The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying  ...

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Mini Review: A Hero for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi

Title:  A Hero for WondLaAuthor:  Tony DiTerlizziSeries:  WondLa #2Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books For Young ReadersPublication Date:  May 8, 2012Pages:  437Format/Source:  Paperback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Middle Grade/Science Fiction, Fantasy Eva Nine has finally found what she has always been looking for; other human beings.  ...

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Mini Review: Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen

Title:  ScarletAuthor:  A.C. GaughenSeries:  Scarlet #1Publisher:  Walker Children’s, an imprint of BloomsburyPublication Date:  February 14, 2012Pages:  292Format/Source:  eBook/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Fantasy, Retelling Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of  ...

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Review: My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century by Rachel Harris

Title:  My Super Sweet Sixteenth CenturyAuthor:  Rachel HarrisSeries:  My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century #1Publisher:  Entangled TeenPublication Date:  September 18, 2012Pages:  260Format/Source:  Paperback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Historical Fiction On the precipice of her sixteenth birthday, the last thing lone  ...

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Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Title:  The Darkest Minds Author:  Alexandra Bracken Series:  The Darkest Minds #1 Publisher:  Disney Hyperion Publication Date:  December 18, 2012 Pages:  488 Format/Source:  Paperback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic, Fantasy When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had  ...

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Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Title:  Throne of Glass Author:  Sarah J. Maas Series:  Throne of Glass #1 Publisher:  Bloomsbury Children’s Books Publication Date:  August 7, 2012 Pages:  404 Format/Source:  Paperback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Fantasy After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of  ...

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Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Title:  The Raven Boys Author:  Maggie Stiefvater Series:  The Raven Cycle #1 Publisher:  Scholastic Press Publication Date:  September 18, 2012 Pages:  408 Format/Source:  Hardback/Gift from a friend and Audiobook/Freebie Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Fantasy, Paranormal  “There are only two  ...

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Review: Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris

Title:  Unraveling Author:  Elizabeth Norris Series:  Unraveling #1 Publisher:  Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date:  April 24, 2012 Pages:  445 Format/Source:  eBook/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Mystery Sixteen-year-old Janelle Tenner is used to having  ...

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