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Read This!: THE BOY, THE BOAT, AND THE BEAST by Samantha M. Clark

The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast by Samantha M. Clark Summary: A boy washes up on a mysterious, seemingly uninhabited beach. Who is he? How did he get there? The boy can’t remember. When he sees a light shining … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER by Jen Wang

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang Summary: Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from … Continue reading

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Read This!: INKMISTRESS by Audrey Coulthurst

Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst Summary: Asra is a demigod with a dangerous gift: the ability to dictate the future by writing with her blood. To keep her power secret, she leads a quiet life as a healer on a remote … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE SHIP BEYOND TIME by Heidi Heilig

The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig Summary: After what seems like a lifetime of following her father across the globe and through the centuries, Nix has finally taken the helm of their time-traveling ship. Her future—and the horizon—is bright. Until she … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Summary: 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 … Continue reading

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Read This!: HOLDING COURT by K.C. Held

Holding Court by K.C. Held Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jules Verity knows exactly what’s in store at her new job at castle-turned-dinner-theater Tudor Times. Some extra cash, wearing a fancy-pants dress, and plenty of time to secretly drool over the ever-so-tasty–and completely … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE CASE FOR JAMIE by Brittany Cavallaro

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro Summary: It’s been a year since the shocking death of August Moriarty, and Jamie and Charlotte haven’t spoken. Jamie is going through the motions at Sherringford, trying to finish his senior year without incident, … Continue reading

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Read This!: AMINA’S VOICE by Hena Khan

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan Summary: Amina has never been comfortable in the spotlight. She is happy just hanging out with her best friend, Soojin. Except now that she’s in middle school everything feels different. Soojin is suddenly hanging out … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE TOMBS by Deborah Schaumberg

The Tombs by Deborah Schaumberg Summary: New York, 1882. A dark, forbidding city, and no place for a girl with unexplainable powers. Sixteen-year-old Avery Kohl pines for the life she had before her mother was taken. She fears the mysterious men in … Continue reading

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Read This!: TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD: THE RISE AND REIGN OF THE UNRULY WOMAN

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen Summary: There have been unruly women for as long as there have been boundaries of what constitutes acceptable “feminine” behavior, but there’s evidence … Continue reading

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