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Review: The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

Title: The Stars We Steal Author: Alexa Donne Genre: Young Adult, Retelling Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date published: February 4th 2020 Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 400 Rating: 3.5/5 Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor… Continue reading Review: The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

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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: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Gemina (Illuminae Files #2) Author: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Marie Lu (Illustrator) Genre: YA Fiction, Sci-fi Publisher: Knopf Books Date published: October 18th 2016 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 659 Rating: 5/5 Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said… Continue reading Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Illuminae (Illuminae Files #1) Author: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff Genre: YA Fiction, Sci-fi Publisher: Knopf Books Date published: October 20th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 602 Rating: 4.5/5 This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and… Continue reading Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Crooked Kingdom Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Orion Children's Books Date published: September 27th 2016 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 536 Rating: 5/5 Welcome to the world of the Grisha. Kaz Brekker and his crew of deadly outcasts have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of… Continue reading Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

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Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Six of Crows Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Henry Holt and Company Date published: September 29th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 462 Rating: 5/5 Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered… Continue reading Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Title: Sorcery of Thorns Author: Margaret Rogerson Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: June 4th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 464 Rating: 4/5 All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up… Continue reading Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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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: Natalie’s Diary by Keri Halfacre

Natalie Driscoll is dead. Much like how she flung herself out a window, Natalie also flung Jane into the middle of Cullfield's mysteries. Following Natalie's instructions leads Jane to three other high school students and all of them seem to have something to hide, something that might have to be unraveled through the course of following Natalie's diary.