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BOOK REVIEW: Admission by Julie Buxbaum

Title: AdmissionAuthor: Julie BuxbaumPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Delacorte PressGenre: Teens & YA FictionPages: 354 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From the New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things comes an of-the-moment novel that peeks inside the private lives of the hypercompetitive and the hyperprivileged and takes on the college …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Violinist of Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood

Title: The Violinist of AuschwitzAuthor: Ellie MidwoodPublication: November 18, 2020Publisher: BookoutureGenre: Historical FictionPages: 356 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Auschwitz, 1943: In the depths of hell, can hope rise? And can love triumph over hatred?Based on the unforgettable true story of Alma Rosé, The Violinist of Auschwitz brings to life one of …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Have and To Hoax by Martha Waters

Title: To Have and To HoaxAuthor: Martha WatersPublication: April 7, 2020Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: Historical Fiction/RomancePages: 367 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Five years ago, Lady Violet Grey and Lord James Audley met, fell in love, and got married. Four years ago, they had a fight to end all fights, and have barely …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Title: The FlatshareAuthor: Beth O’LearyPublication: May 28, 2019Publisher: Flatiron BooksGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 321 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Tiffy and Leon share a flatTiffy and Leon share a bedTiffy and Leon have never met…  Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think …

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BOOK REVIEW: What Kitty Did Next by Carrie Kablean

Title: What Kitty Did NextAuthor: Carrie KableanPublication: September 1, 2018Publisher: RedDoor PublishingGenre: Literary FictionPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) England, 1813. Nineteen-year-old Catherine Bennet lives in the shadow of her two eldest sisters, Elizabeth and Jane, who have both made excellent marriages. No one expects Kitty to amount to anything. Left …

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BOOK REVIEW: Rescue You by Elysia Whisler

Title: Rescue YouAuthor: Elysia WhislerPublication: October 27, 2020Publisher: MiraGenre: Women’s Fiction, RomancePages: 319 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) She needs a fresh start. He’s got scars that haven’t healed. With the help of some rescue dogs, they’ll discover that everyone deserves a chance at happiness.After a year of heartbreak and loss, the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Season of the Witch by Sarah Rees Brennan

Title: Season of the WitchAuthor: Sarah Rees BrennanPublication: July 9, 2019Publisher: ScholasticGenre: Teen & YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s the summer before her sixteenth birthday, and Sabrina Spellman knows her world is about to change. She’s always studied magic and spells with her aunts, Hilda and Zelda. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Five Total Strangers by Natalie D. Richards

Title: Five Total StrangersAuthor: Natalie D. RichardsPublication: October 6, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen & YA Fiction, SuspensePages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Mira flies home to spend Christmas with her mother in Pittsburgh, a record-breaking blizzard results in a cancelled layover. Desperate to get to her grief-ridden mother in the …

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