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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Review

An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu. But only if she embraces the… Continue reading Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Review

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Letters to the Lost (Where Are My TISSUES?) Mini Review

Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he’s trying to… Continue reading Letters to the Lost (Where Are My TISSUES?) Mini Review

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Words on Bathroom Walls Review

Fans of More Happy Than Not, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and It’s Kind of a Funny Story will cheer for Adam as he struggles with schizophrenia in this brilliantly honest and unexpectedly funny debut. Adam has just been diagnosed with schizophrenia. He sees and hears people who aren’t there: Rebecca, a beautiful girl… Continue reading Words on Bathroom Walls Review

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Amina’s Voice Mini Review-Sing it Girl!

A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this sweet and moving middle grade novel from the award-winning author of It’s Ramadan, Curious George and Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns. Amina has never been comfortable in the spotlight.… Continue reading Amina’s Voice Mini Review-Sing it Girl!

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Confessions of a High School Disaster Review

Summary from In the tradition of Bridget Jones’s Diary, a lovably flawed high school student chronicles her life as she navigates the highs and lows of family, friendship, school, and love in a diary that sparkles with humor and warmth. I’m Chloe Snow, and my life is kiiiiind of a disaster. 1. I’m a… Continue reading Confessions of a High School Disaster Review

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The Education of Margot Sanchez Mini Review -AMAZING!

I just want to say thank you to Simon and Schuster for the surprise book mail 🙂 this does not change my review of this book, but it was definitely a book I was super excited to read! As a side note, I sometimes have a hard time reviewing contemporary because I don’t know what… Continue reading The Education of Margot Sanchez Mini Review -AMAZING!

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City of Saints and Thieves Review

In the shadows of Sangui City, there lives a girl who doesn’t exist. After fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother arrived in Kenya looking for the chance to build a new life and home. Her mother quickly found work as a maid for a prominent family, headed by Roland Greyhill, one of… Continue reading City of Saints and Thieves Review

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Norse Mythology Review

Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman… Continue reading Norse Mythology Review