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Book Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes

Book Depository Affiliate Title: When Life Gives You Mangoes Author: Kereen Getten Publisher: October 20 2020 Publication Date: Delacorte Press Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Clara lives on an island that visitors call exotic. But there's nothing exotic about it to Clara. She loves eating ripe mangos off the ground, running outside in the… Continue reading Book Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes

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Book Review: Teen Titans Raven

Book Depository Affiliate Link Title: Teen Titans Raven Author: Kami Garcia Publisher: DC Ink Publication Date: July 2 2019 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Graphic Novel Synopsis: When a tragic accident takes the life of seventeen-year-old Raven Roth’s foster mom—and Raven’s memory—she moves to New Orleans to live with her foster mother’s family and finish her… Continue reading Book Review: Teen Titans Raven

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Book Review: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

Book Depository Affiliate Title: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication: May 19 2020 Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Synopsis: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capital, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory… Continue reading Book Review: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

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Book Review: Death By Curiosity

Book Depository Affiliate Link Title: Death By Curiosity Author: Lisa Mathews Publication Date: February 8 2020 Genre: Crime-Mystery Synopsis: Everyone knows that witches aren't real.And yet when the sleepy village of Habely is rocked by a series of bizarre murders and James Pettyfer is arrested after being caught whilst disposing of the bodies, he claims… Continue reading Book Review: Death By Curiosity

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Book Review: Bone Crier’s Moon

Title: Bone Crier's Moon Author: Kathryn Purdie Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: March 3 2020 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Synopsis: Bone ​Criers have a sacred duty. They alone can keep the dead from preying on the living. But their power to ferry the spirits of the dead into goddess Elara’s Night Heavens or Tyrus’s… Continue reading Book Review: Bone Crier’s Moon

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Book Review: Red Dragon

Title: Red Dragon Author: Thomas Harris Publisher: Dutton Publication Date: November 16 1981 Synopsis: A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened "The Tooth Fairy." Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart a failed investigation: Will Graham. Graham is the greatest profiler… Continue reading Book Review: Red Dragon

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Book Review: City Of York

Title: City Of York Author: A. Person Publisher: Elmhurst Park Publication Date: May 15 2020 Genre: YA Urban Fantasy Synopsis: In this story, dragons are not found in the skies but roam wingless in the sewers. They are the physical manifestation of magic and the aura they project is weakening. Their existence is a secret which is fiercely guarded by a magical… Continue reading Book Review: City Of York

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Book Review: You Should See Me In A Crown

Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: June 2 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Romance Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan… Continue reading Book Review: You Should See Me In A Crown