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Review: Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo

Title: Eat, and Love Yourself Author: Sweeney Boo Genre: Graphic Novel Publisher: BOOM! Box Date published: April 21st 2020 Page Count: 160 Rating: 5/5 A story about Mindy, a woman living with an eating disorder who has to learn how to love herself again. In pursuit of the perfect body, Mindy buys the low-fat diet… Continue reading Review: Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo

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Review: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

Title: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Author: Matthew Quick Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date published: August 13th, 2013 Format: Paperback Page Count: 288 Rating: 4/5 Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his… Continue reading Review: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

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Review: Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman

Title: Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined Author: Danielle Younge-Ullman Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers Date published: February 21st 2017 Format: Paperback Page Count: 368 Rating: 5/5 Then Ingrid traveled all over Europe with her opera star mother, Margot-Sophia. Life was beautiful and bright, and every day soared with music. Now… Continue reading Review: Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman

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Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Title: Paperweight Author: Meg Haston Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: HarperTeen Date published:July 7th 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 288 Rating: 4/5 Seventeen-year-old Stevie is trapped. In her life. And now in an eating-disorder treatment center on the dusty outskirts of the New Mexico desert. Life in the center is regimented and intrusive, a nightmare come true.… Continue reading Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

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Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Title: Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Dutton Books Date published: October 10th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 288 Rating: 3.5/5 Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager… Continue reading Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

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Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Title: When Elephants Fly Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Adventure Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date published: September 4th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 5/5 There are some battles worth fighting even if it means losing yourself. T. Lily Decker is a high school senior with a twelve-year plan: avoid stress, drugs,… Continue reading Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

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Review: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Title: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things Author: Carolyn Mackler Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Bloomsbury Date published: April 3, 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 256 Rating: 3/5 Fifteen-year-old Virginia feels like a plus-sized black sheep in her family, especially next to her perfect big brother Byron. Not to mention… Continue reading Review: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

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Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Title: My Heart and Other Black Holes Author: Jasmine Warga Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: HarperCollins Date published: February 10th 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 320 Rating: 4/5 Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind… Continue reading Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

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Review: Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green

Title: Lighter Than My Shadow Author: Katie Green Type: Graphic Novel Genre: Young Adult, Memoir Publisher: Diamond Book Distributors Date published: October 3, 2017 Format: Digital Page Count: 515 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 4/5 Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her… Continue reading Review: Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green