Category Archives: Abandonment

The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn

The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807572276 Format: ARC (3/21 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Magic realism What did you like about the book? This is an … Continue reading

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Love & Olives by Jenna Evans Welch

Love & Olives by Jenna Evans Welch. Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2020. 9781534448834 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Liv Varanakis’s dad left her … Continue reading

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Devil Darling Spy by Matt Killeen

Devil Darling Spy by Matt Killeen. Viking, 9780451479259 2020 Format: Hardcover, 470 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? Set as World War II begins, this historical fiction novel … Continue reading

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Watch Over Me by Nina Lacour

Watch Over Me by Nina Lacour. Dutton, 2020. 9780593108970 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Ghost story What did you like about the book? Mila has aged out of the foster care system, … Continue reading

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What the Birds See – Sonya Hartnett

  What the Birds See – Sonya Hartnett, Candlewick Press, (9781536208818), c2002, 2018 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? This may well be … Continue reading

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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

 Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures – Kate DiCamillo, Illustrated by K.G. Campbell, Candlewick Press,  2013 Format: Hardback  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? When Flora rescues a squirrel that has … Continue reading

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