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Review: Wild Bird

August 7, 2017

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Wild Bird By Wendelin Van Draanen Knopf Books for Young Readers September 2017 320 pages In the wee hours before dawn, 14-year old Wren Clemmons is jolted out of bed and dragged kicking and screaming from her home and family by a man in a blue uniform who shoves her into the backseat of a […]

Review: Wide as the Wind

December 1, 2016

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Wide as the Wind By Edward Stanton Open Books Press October 2016 220 pages Years of tribal wars between the Tuus and the Raas have savaged the tiny Polynesian island of Vaitéa. Those tribespeople who survive the massacres are slowly starving to death. The high priestess Marama believes 15-year old Miru is the chosen one […]

Entangled Publishing wants diverse romance novels

August 25, 2016

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Entangled Publishing is an independent publisher of romantic fiction, in both the adult and young adult markets. Since its first release in July 2011, Entangled has published more than 970 titles, including the #8 bestselling book of 2012 by Jennifer Probst, The Marriage Bargain, as well as the blockbuster YA hit Obsidian by Jennifer L. […]

Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here

January 20, 2016

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here By Patrick Ness HarperCollins October 2015 336 pages If we actually lived in a world with superheroes – you know, the Chosen Ones who fight monsters and evil while blowing things up and saving mankind — we’d probably get bored eventually and ignore them. After all, we still […]

Review: Escaping Camp Ravensbrook

December 15, 2015

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Escaping Camp Ravensbrook By R.T. Johnson CreateSpace Independent Publishing October 2015 148 pages In spite of the fact that 16-year old Katrina is a witch, she is powerless to keep the Nazis from shooting and killing her parents in the middle of the night. Katrina and Aunt Lisa are captured and taken to Camp Ravensbrook, […]

Review: The Foxglove Killings

October 27, 2015

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The Foxglove Killings By Tara Kelly Entangled Publishing September 2015 390 pages Behind the quaint little tourist town façade of Emerald Cove, there’s a turf war going on between the townies and cakes – the rich kids – and Nova and her best-friend-with-benefits, Alex are right in the thick of it. Things turn grisly when […]

Review: The Survival Guide to Bullying

September 21, 2015

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The Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Teen By Aija Mayrock Scholastic, Inc. June 2015 160 pages Are you the victim of a bully? As Aija Mayrock, the teen who wrote this book, will tell you growing up is hard enough. Toss a bully or two into the mix and your self-esteem can take […]