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Rad Women Worldwide | A Review + Short Discussion

Title: Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Written by: Kate Schatz Illustrated by: Miriam Klein Stahl Published: September 27th 2016 by Ten Speed Press My Rating: 4/5 stars Rad Women Worldwide is a collection of 40 stories of the most influential trailblazers in history. Women. Sharing a… Continue reading Rad Women Worldwide | A Review + Short Discussion

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Warcross by Marie Lu

Title: Warcross Author: Marie Lu Genre: YA, Science Fiction Published 12 September 2017 by G.P Putnam Son's Books for Young Readers Rating: 5/5 stars For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe,… Continue reading Warcross by Marie Lu

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Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Title: Genuine Fraud Author: E. Lockhart Genre: YA, Mystery Published 5 September 2017 by Delacorte Press Rating: 4/5 stars The story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves? You be the judge. Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a… Continue reading Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

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Girls Made of Snow And Glass by Melissa Bashardoust + Importance of Feminism in YA

Title: Girls Made Of Snow and Glass Author: Melissa Bashardoust Genre: YA, Fantasy Expected publication: September 5th 2017 by Flatiron Books Rating: 5/5 At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone—has never beat at all, in fact, but she’d always thought… Continue reading Girls Made of Snow And Glass by Melissa Bashardoust + Importance of Feminism in YA

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Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor

Title: Definitions of Indefinable Things Author: Whitney Taylor Genre: Young Adult, Mental Illness, Contemporary Published April 4, 2017, by HMH Book for Young Readers Rating: 3.5/5 This heartbreaking, humorous novel is about three teens whose lives intersect in ways they never expected.  Reggie Mason is all too familiar with "the Three Stages of Depression." She… Continue reading Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber 

Title: Caraval Author: Stephanie Garber  Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Romance Published January 31st 2017 by Flatiron Books Rating: 5/5 Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and… Continue reading Caraval by Stephanie Garber 

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Little Monsters by Kara Thomas 

Title: Little Monsters Author:Kara Thomas Genre: YA, Thriller, Mystery Published July 25th 2017 by Delacorte Press Rating: 5/5 Kacey is the new girl in Broken Falls. When she moved in with her father, she stepped into a brand-new life. A life with a stepbrother, a stepmother, and strangest of all, an adoring younger half sister.… Continue reading Little Monsters by Kara Thomas