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Love Letters to the Dead, by Ava Dellaira | Book Review

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Love Letters to the Dead, by Ava Dellaira | Book Review

Reading Ana Dellaira’s Love Letters to the Dead will bring about a serious book hangover: her novel will linger with you for days. Dellaira tackles serious and all-too-real issues and anxieties with grace, humility and heart-breaking accuracy.

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The Truth About Alice, by Jennifer Mathieu | Book Review

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Truth About Alice, by Jennifer Mathieu | Book Review

An entirely authentic portrayal of the damage and scandal that a little lie can do when it goes from mouth to mouth, The Truth About Alice is a can’t-stop-turning-the-pages read that will have you wanting to know just what really went down that summer.

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Alliance, by Mark Frost | Book Review

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alliance, by Mark Frost | Book Review

In Mark Frost’s second book of the Paladin Prophecy series, Alliance, we pick up right where we left off with Will and his friends. The Paladins are still after him, and the group must outwit them to find the secret of the school, and Will’s own family history.

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Between Two Worlds, by Katherine Kirkpatrick | Book Review

| July 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Between Two Worlds, by Katherine Kirkpatrick | Book Review

Travel back in time to the year 1900, and place yourself in the shoes of sixteen-year-old Billy Bah, who lives in the unrelenting wintry land of northern Itta, Greenland.

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Screenwriting Vs. Writing Young Adult Novels

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Screenwriting Vs. Writing Young Adult Novels

A screenplay is a blueprint for a story to be carried out in another medium, by a bunch of other artists. A novel is a finished work, and it’s all yours.

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The Impossible Knife of Memory, by Laurie Halse Anderson | Book Review

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Impossible Knife of Memory, by Laurie Halse Anderson | Book Review

This is a book that will have readers reveling in and recognizing the difficult journey that is trying to make sense the present and the future, all while navigating the complexities of high school and teenage life.

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Best Young Adult Books with Jessica Love, Co-Author of Push Girl

| July 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Best Young Adult Books with Jessica Love, Co-Author of Push Girl

Co-written with Chelsie Hill from Sundance Channel’s reality TV show Push Girls, Jessica Love’s debut novel PUSH GIRL published on June 3, 2014 from St. Martin’s Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books. IN REAL LIFE, a story about online friendship and love, comes out in 2015.

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The Voice Inside My Head, by S.J. Laidlaw | Book Review

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Voice Inside My Head, by S.J. Laidlaw | Book Review

Seventeen-year-old Luke has always relied on listening to Pat, his elder sister, to help him tackle difficult decisions in life, but when Pat goes missing from a tiny island off the coast of Honduras, Luke doesn’t expect to still have to listen to her words.

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Best Selling Kids Series | July 2014

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Kids Series | July 2014

Thanks to World Cup Soccer, the new Magic Tree House book, Soccer on Sunday, has the series on top of The Children’s Book Review’s best selling kids series list.

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Best Selling Young Adult Books | July 2014

| July 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Best Selling Young Adult Books | July 2014

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart has been added to our best selling young adult books for this month. The rest of the titles have remained the same, proving just how these titles truly are popular books for teens (and many adults, too).

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