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Read This!: ALL EYES ON HER by L.E. Flynn

All Eyes on Her by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn Summary: You heard the story on the news. A girl and a boy went into the woods. The girl carried a picnic basket. The boy wore bright yellow running shoes. The girl … Continue reading

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Read This!: SHE LEADS: THE ELEPHANT MATRIARCH by June Smalls

She Leads: The Elephant Matriarch by June Smalls Summary: She is the Queen. The matriarch. She leads her daughters and their daughters. Text and illustrations follow the journey of an elephant matriarch as she leads her family through the wilds … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE BEAUTY MYTH by Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf Summary: The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity. In today’s world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident … Continue reading

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Read This!: SHOW ME A SIGN by Ann Clare LeZotte

Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte Summary: Mary Lambert has always felt safe and protected on her beloved island of Martha’s Vineyard. Her great-grandfather was an early English settler and the first deaf islander. Now, over a hundred … Continue reading

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Read This!: HELP WANTED: MUST LOVE BOOKS by Janet Sumner Johnson

Help Wanted: Must Love Books by Janet Sumner Johnson Summary: When Shailey’s dad gets a new job, she loses her bedtime reading partner. She immediately starts interviews to fill the position and is thrilled when her favorite fairy tale characters … Continue reading

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Read This!: FOR A MUSE OF FIRE and A KINGDOM FOR A STAGE by Heidi Heilig

I’m reviewing FOR A MUSE OF FIRE and A KINGDOM FOR A STAGE together because I read them one after the other in a single fiery couldn’t-get-enough-streak! For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig Summary: Jetta’s family is famed … Continue reading

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Read This!: GIRLS LIKE US by Randi Pink

Girls Like Us by Randi Pink Summary: Set in the summer of 1972, this moving YA historical novel is narrated by teen girls from different backgrounds with one thing in common: Each girl is dealing with pregnancy. Four teenage girls. … Continue reading

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Read This!: OUR YEAR IN LOVE AND PARTIES by Karen Hattrup

Our Year in Love and Parties by Karen Hattrup Summary: Tucker knows that some relationships take work. With his best friend, Bobby, and his mom, everything is simple, steady. His dad, on the other hand, seems to only show up … Continue reading

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Read This!: RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Summary: What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young … Continue reading

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Read This!: MOXIE by Jennifer Mathieu

I did a lot of reading over the summer, but I am a little behind on my reviewing! Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing my reviews of my favorite recent reads. I hope you enjoy them as … Continue reading

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