Category Archives: *Young Adult

 lies like wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

 lies like wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, Delacorte, 2021. 9780593309636  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery What did you like about the book? Hannah, Drummer, Mo, Luke and Violet have been … Continue reading

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Evil Thing by Serena Valentino, illustrated by Arielle Jovellanos

Evil Thing by Serena Valentino, illustrated by Arielle Jovellanos. Disney Hyperion, 2021. 9781368076111 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Horror  What did you like about the book? This is the origin story … Continue reading

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Picturing a Nation by Martin W. Sandler

Picturing a Nation: The Great Depression’s Finest Photographers Introduce America to Itself  by Martin W. Sandler. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536215250 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel. Atheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781481486668 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Dead Girls Can’t Tell Secrets – Chelsea Ichaso

            Dead Girls Can’t Tell Secrets – Chelsea Ichaso, Sourcebooks, 2022. 9781728255972  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Mystery What did you like about the book? Savannah’s younger sister, Piper, is … Continue reading

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Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach

Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach. Katherine Tegen Books, 2021. 9780063038363 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Eliza Quan (Vietnamese/Chinese) has always … Continue reading

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The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne by Jonathan Stroud

The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne by Jonathan Stroud. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593430361 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure/science fiction What did you like about the book?  In some undetermined date … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak Bakery by A.R. Capetta

The Heartbreak Bakery by A.R. Capetta. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536216530 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Romance What did you like about the book?  A.R. Capetta (all pronouns apply) experiments with a … Continue reading

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to know a starry night by Paul Bogard, with photography by Beau Rogers

           to know a starry night by Paul Bogard, with photography by Beau Rogers, University of Nevada Press, 2021. 9781647790127 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat

Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2021. 9780062946140 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  First in a new YA series … Continue reading

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