Category Archives: ARC

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338797725 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (March 2023 publication date) Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? Eila Das loves … Continue reading

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Four Found Dead by Natalie D. Richards

            Four Found Dead by Natalie D. Richards. Sourcebooks Fire, 2023. 9781728215815  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC (May 2023) Genre: Mystery/Thriller What did you like about the book? 18-year-old Jo is … Continue reading

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Sunshine by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Sunshine by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Graphix, 2023. 9781338356328 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (4/23 publication) Genre:  Memoir What did you like about the book? Krosoczka follows up his 2018 bestseller Hey, Kiddo with … Continue reading

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Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King

Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338680522 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (9/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? What do you … Continue reading

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Waking Beauty by Rebecca Solnit, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Waking Beauty by Rebecca Solnit, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Haymarket Books, 2022. 9781642598339 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (11/22 pub date) Genre:  Fairy tale What did you like about the book? We … Continue reading

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The Science Spell Book: Magical Experiments for Kids by Cara Florance

The Science Spell Book: Magical Experiments for Kids by Cara Florance. Sourcebooks Explore, 2022. 9781728232522 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Advanced reader copy paperback What did you like about the book? This visually … Continue reading

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I Must betray You by Ruta Sepetys,

            I Must betray You by Ruta Sepetys, Philomel, 2022, 9781984836038 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format:  Paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? 17-year-old Christian lives with his … Continue reading

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I Love You, Blue by Barroux

I Love You, Blue by Barroux, both art and story, flyaway books, 2022. 9781947888364 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? When a … Continue reading

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Loyalty by Avi

Loyalty by Avi, Clarion Books, 2022.  9780358248071  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Thirteen-year-old Noah lives with his clergyman father, mother and … Continue reading

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Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo

Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338535587  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (4/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction/graphic novel What did you like about the book? Sue is bummed to miss out … Continue reading

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