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Review: The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

  A Bit Back and Forth For some reason, my opinion of The Great American Whatever kind of went back and forth a lot. I liked the humor right from the beginning, but then it seemed to be too clever. The main character, Quinn, would think about how he was “so awkward” but he constantly had witty comebacks for everything. And then  ...

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Review: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Title: This Is Where It Ends Author: Marieke Nijkamp Series: None Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: January 5, 2016 Pages: 282 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Mass Shooting 10:00 a.m. The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire  ...

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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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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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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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