The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore - Book Review

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781492649359
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 18th, 2017

Shortly after radium was discovered it was billed as a miracle element with endless health benefits. It was used in many consumer products including watch faces (it glows in the dark). Thousands of young women were employed to paint numbers on watches, all thinking they were benefiting from the constant exposure to radium. How very wrong they were. Well written, poignant and a little terrifying. An amazing read through and through. ~ Reviewed by Nate George


The Girls by Emma Cline - Book Review

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$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988024
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Published: Random House Trade - May 9th, 2017

This novel is chilling. It is darker than it seems, but better than it seems in the same way. You will root for all the wrong characters, and they will all let you down but their journey is too fascinating to look away from. This book is about a trainwreck of people all just looking for love and finding it in all the wrong places. Good read. ~ Reviewed by Molly Halpin


Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062474315
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Published: HarperCollins - May 23rd, 2017

From obscure figures (Elagabalus) to the well-known (Eleanor Roosevelt); from the iconic (George Takei) to the surprising (Abraham Lincoln!), this book features several queer persona who have had an immense influence on our history. Complete with a helpful glossary of terminology, this is a great read for kids and adults alike to understand how normal and ancient is the tradition of queer and trans* people. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781419724848
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 9th, 2017

Not since The Golden Compass have I been so completely enthralled by a fantasy world. This is an extraordinary adventure with a picaresque heroine you can't help cheering on. Highly recommended for readers eleven and older. ~ Reviewed by Jennifer Armstrong


Bulldozer Helps Out by Candace Fleming - Book Review

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By Candace Fleming, Rohmann Eric (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781481458948
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Published: Atheneum Books - May 16th, 2017

Bulldozer's friends are working hard on the construction site - they each have a big job, except Bulldozer. When Bulldozers asked if they need help, Crane sends him to clear and flatten a hill on the site. Bulldozer is SO EXCITED HE CHAAARGES UP IT - then stops. What has he found? A little family of kittens! So sweet, this book heart that you don't expect from a construction book. I love it! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


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