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Review: Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler

Title: Just Visiting Author: Dahlia Adler Series: None Publisher: Spencer Hill Contemporary Publication Date: November 17, 2015 Pages: 348 Format/Source: eARC/From the author  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary Reagan Forrester wants out—out of her trailer park, out of reach of her freeloading mother, and out of the shadow of the  ...

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Review: Diary of a Haunting by M. Verano

Title: Diary of a Haunting Author: M. Verano Series: None Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: August 25, 2015 Pages: 313 Format/Source: Hardback/From Publisher  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Horror, Paranormal When Paige moves from LA to Idaho with her mom and little brother after her parents’ high-profile divorce, she expects to  ...

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Review: More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Title: More Happy Than Not Author: Adam Silvera Series: None Publisher: Soho Teen Publication Date: June 2, 2015 Pages: 293 Format/Source: Hardback/Library   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Science Fiction, LGBTQIA In his twisty, gritty, profoundly moving debut—called “mandatory reading” by the New York Times—Adam Silvera brings to  ...

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Mini Review: Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

Title: Magonia Author: Maria Dahvana Headley Series: Magonia #1 Publisher: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date: April 28, 2015 Pages: 309 Format/Source: Hardback/Won   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy Aza Ray is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever  ...

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Review: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V.E. Schwab Series: A Darker Shade of Magic #1 Publisher: Tor, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date: February 24, 2015 Pages: 398 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased  Age Group/Genre: Adult/Science Fiction, Fantasy Kell is one of the last Travelers—rare magicians who choose a parallel universe to visit.  ...

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Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Title:  Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Author:  Becky Albertalli Series:  None Publisher:  Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date:  April 7, 2015 Pages:  303 Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased  Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Contemporary, LGBT Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama  ...

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Review: Hit by Delilah S. Dawson

Title: Hit Author: Delilah S. Dawson Series: Hit #1 Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: April 14, 2015 Pages: 324 Format/Source: ARC/From Publisher Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Dystopian   NO ONE READS THE FINE PRINT. The good news is that the USA is finally out of debt. The bad news is that we were bought out by Valor  ...

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Mini Review: Rebellion (Extraction #2) by Stephanie Diaz

Title: Rebellion Author: Stephanie Diaz Series: Extraction #2 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date: February 10, 2015 Pages: 324 Format/Source: Hardback/From Publisher  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Dystopian The uprising has begun. It’s been seven days since Clementine and  ...

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