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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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Review: Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

Title: Symptoms of Being Human Author: Jeff Garvin Series: None Publisher: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date: February 2, 2016 Pages: 352 Format/Source: eARC/From publisher via Edelweiss   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, LGBTQIA The first thing you’re going to want to know about me is: Am I a boy, or am I a  ...

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Review: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

Title: Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person Author: Shonda Rhimes Series: None Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2015 Pages: 314 Format/Source: Hardback/From Publisher   Age Group/Genre: Adult/Non-Fiction, Autobiography, Memoir The mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and  ...

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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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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: 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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