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Review: How to Disappear by Ann Redisch Stampler

Title: How to Disappear Author: Ann Redisch Stampler Series: None Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: June 14, 2016 Pages: 416 Format/Source: eARC/From publisher via Edelweiss   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Mystery, Thriller This electric cross-country thriller follows the game of cat and mouse between a girl on the run from a murder she  ...

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Mini Review: The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

Title: The Dark and Hollow Places Author: Carrie Ryan Series: The Forest of Hands and Teeth #3 Publisher: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Publication Date: 2011 Pages: 374 Format/Source: Hardback/Borrowed from Library   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Zombies There are many things that  ...

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Mini Review: The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan

Title: The Dead-Tossed Waves Author: Carrie Ryan Series: The Forest of Hands and Teeth #2 Publisher: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Publication Date: 2010 Pages: 404 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Zombies Gabry lives a quiet life. As safe a life as is  ...

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Mini Review: In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce

Title: In the Hand of the Goddess Author: Tamora Pierce Series: Song of the Lioness #2 Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 1984 Pages: 241 Format/Source: Paperback/Purchased  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy Disguised as a boy, Alanna of Trebond becomes a squire, to none other  ...

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Review: Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Title: Alanna: The First Adventure Author: Tamora Pierce Series: Song of the Lioness #1 Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 1983 Pages: 249 Format/Source: Paperback/Gifted from a friend  Age Group/Genre: Middle Grade/Fantasy From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin.  ...

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Review: Consider (Holo #1) by Kristy Acevedo

Title: Consider Author: Kristy Acevedo Series: Holo #1 Publisher: Jolly Fish Press Publication Date: April 19, 2016 Pages: 288 Format/Source: ARC/From author & publisher  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Apocalyptic As if Alexandra Lucas’ anxiety disorder isn’t enough, mysterious holograms suddenly appear from the sky,  ...

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Review: We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Title: We Are the Ants Author: Shaun David Hutchinson Series: None Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: January 2016 Pages: 451 Format/Source: ARC/From Publisher Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Science Fiction, LGBTQIA There are a few things Henry Denton knows, and a few things he doesn’t. Henry knows that his mom is struggling  ...

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