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BOOK REVIEW: Regretting You by Colleen Hoover

Title: Regretting YouAuthor: Colleen HooverPublication: December 10, 2019Publisher: MontlakeGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 363 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Morgan Grant and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Clara, would like nothing more than to be nothing alike. Morgan is determined to prevent her daughter from making the same mistakes she did. By getting pregnant and married way …

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BOOK REVIEW: Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

Title: Don’t Read the CommentsAuthor: Eric SmithPublication: January 28, 2020Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Divya Sharma is a queen. Or she is when she’s playing Reclaim the Sun, the year’s hottest online game. Divya—better known as popular streaming gamer D1V—regularly leads her #AngstArmada on …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Title: The Silent PatientAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication: February 5, 2019Publisher: Celadon BooksGenre: Psychological Thriller/MysteryPages: 297 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girls with No Names by Serena Burdick

Title: The Girls with No NamesAuthor: Serena BurdickPublication: January 7, 2020Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Not far from Luella and Effie Tildon’s large family mansion in Inwood looms the House of Mercy, a work house for wayward girls. The sisters grow up under its shadow with …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Title: Before We Were YoursAuthor: Lisa WingatePublication: June 6, 2017Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Pretenders by Rebecca Hanover

Title: The PretendersAuthor: Rebecca HanoverPublication: December 10, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery/ThrillerPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In this conclusion to The Similars duology, Emma must figure out who she really is, decide between two boys with the same face, and stop a dangerous plan based on revenge. Emma …

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