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The Hollow Inside by Brooke Lauren Davis - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781547606115
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 25th, 2021

Seventeen-year-old Phoenix has only one goal: get revenge on Ellis Bowman, the man who ruined her mother's life. But when she finally gets the chance, she discovers the situation is more complex than she thought--and then she starts to fall for Ellis Bowman's daughter. A messy, gripping revenge fantasy that manages to paint all its characters, even the villains, with nuance and sympathy. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet

A Complicated Love Story Set in Space by Shaun David Hutchinson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781534448537
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

Part cozy mystery, part space opera, this cheeky tale is a fresh look at young adult science fiction. With slice of life banter, engaging world building, and a thoroughly compelling twist, this book has something to offer any fan of romance, sci-fi, or both. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet

The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780593121818
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

A sweet, slice-of-life sci-fi story about eleven-year-old Bell, one of the first children born on the U.S. Mars Colony. Full of coziness, good will, and charming banter, this is an optimistic book about curiosity, exploration, and the strength of found family. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet

Burn by Patrick Ness - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062869494
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 2nd, 2020

A strange and twisting tale of yearning, struggle, and dragons. Set in the majestic Pacific Northwest during the height of Cold War paranoia, this alternate history tale blends historical fiction, fantasy, and sci-fi with surprising ease. This book is a must-read for all dragon lovers. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet

On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781419739262
Published: Amulet Paperbacks - August 11th, 2020

Among YA fiction, this grounded, near-future sci-fi story is a rare breed, exploring gender, race, and disability to the backdrop of a frighteningly plausible apocalypse. A tale about bravery, consequences, and what we do and don't owe to family. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet

Matched by Ally Condie - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780142419779
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Published: Penguin Books - September 20th, 2011

With graceful, dreamy pose and a compelling romance, this gentler cousin to Hunger Games is now a classic in its own right. It eschews high-stakes action in favor of a more contemplative tone, inviting the reader to explore this quiet dystopia at their own pace. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet


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