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Grit by Gillian French

Title: Grit Author: Gillian French Genre: YA, Contemporary Expected publication: May 16th 2017 by HarperTeen Rating: 2/5 I want to thank HarperCollins International for sending an egalley of this book! I was buddy reading this with my friend Jayvee but unfortunately us being a bit critical about “observing” how the book was things turned out to… Continue reading Grit by Gillian French

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Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Title: Goodbye Days Author: Jeff Zentner Genre: YA, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Published March 7th 2017 by Crown Books for Young Readers Rating: 4/5 One day Carver Briggs had it all—three best friends, a supportive family, and a reputation as a talented writer at his high school, Nashville Academy for the Arts. The next day he lost it… Continue reading Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

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History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Title: History Is All You Left Me Author: Adam Silvera Genre: YA, Contemporary, LGBTQ Published January 17th 2017 by Soho Teen Rating: 4.8/5 When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come… Continue reading History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre: YA, Fiction, Contemporary Published February 28th 2017 by Balzer + Bray Rating: 5/5 Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting… Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran

Get a copy of Lucky Boy at National Bookstore and Fullybooked Title: Lucky Boy Author: Shanthi Sekaran Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Published January 10th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Rating: 4/5 Solimar Castro Valdez is eighteen and dazed with optimism when she embarks on a perilous journey across the US/Mexican border. Weeks later she arrives on her… Continue reading Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran