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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: 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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Review: The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Title: The Forest of Hands and Teeth Author: Carrie Ryan Series: The Forest of Hands and Teeth #1 Publisher: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Publication Date: 2009 Pages: 308 Format/Source: Paperback/Purchased   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Zombies In Mary’s world there are simple  ...

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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: 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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