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Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields

Title: Poison’s  Kiss #1 Author: Breeana Shields Genre: YA, Fantasy Published January 10th 2017 by Random House Books for Young Readers Rating: 5/5 Marinda has kissed dozens of boys. They all die afterward. It’s a miserable life, but being a visha kanya, a poison maiden, is what she was created to do. Marinda serves the Raja by dispatching… Continue reading Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields

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10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

Title: 10 Things I Can See From Here Author: Carrie Mac Genre: YA, Mental Health, LGBTQ Published February 28th 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Rating: 5/5 Think positive. Don’t worry; be happy. Keep calm and carry on. Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and… Continue reading 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

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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