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Harmonic Feedback

by Tara Kelly Drea and her mother are moving.  Again.  This time to the small town of Bellingham and into Grandma Horvath’s house.  Drea isn’t looking forward to yet another new school, especially because she’s always had trouble making friends.  … Continue reading

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Revolution

by Jennifer Donnelly Andi is a Brooklyn teenager with more on her plate than she can handle.  She witnessed her younger brother Truman’s fatal accident and blames herself for his death.  Andi’s artist mother has emotionally collapsed and spends most … Continue reading

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Review: Lockdown

by Walter Dean Myers Reese is in a juvie jail called the Progress Center.  Busted after money woes caused him to steal prescription sheets from a local doctor’s office, he’s almost to the end of his 2.5 year sentence.  Reese … Continue reading

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Review: She's So Dead to Us

by Kieran Scott When Ally was a freshman, her father’s bad business decision cost her family their fortune, as well as the fortunes of most of her closest friends.  Ally and her parents fled in shame and haven’t been back … Continue reading

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Review: The Indigo Notebook

by Laura Resau Every year Zeeta and her mother, Layla, move to a different country.  Zeeta gets settled in, makes new friends, and Layla gets the itch.  This year Layla has chosen Ecuador.  Besides her one year itch, another of … Continue reading

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ROYAL Roundup: November

My Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL) group met tonight to share the books we read and reviewed in the past two months.  Being awesome, as usually, I did not yet read two of my assigned titles, Ash by Melinda … Continue reading

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Review: Tripping

by Heather Waldorf Rainey is excited about her summer away on an educational tour of Western Canada called WESTEX.  She and five other teens will hike, camp, and learn about survival and Canadian history for eight weeks.  Rainy is looking … Continue reading

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