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The Sentence Is Death: A Novel by Anthony Horowitz - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062676832
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Published: Harper - May 28th, 2019

Anthony is a busy man: a husband, father, and an author with deadlines on novels and hit TV scripts. But when PI Hawthorne appears on the scene, he can't resist - there's been a murder that might make a good book...
Anthony Horowitz is back with another funny, 4th wall breaking book. He's a great writer, and an even better main character, and I hope his (fictional) writing partnership with the rude ex-copper brings us many more mysteries! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781338233209
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 26th, 2019

Fans of magical realism and Kate DiCamillo's books should pick this up.
In his grandpas attic, a boy finds a pile of toys, old but never played with - and maybe a bit magic... They are the start of an amazing school year of new friendships, family secrets and a Wishing Well that might have more to it than most of the town thinks...
A book to make you laugh and tear-up, this would make a great classroom read-aloud. ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


Once & Future by Cori McCarthy - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316449274
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Published: jimmy patterson - March 26th, 2019

When Merlin wakes up, he knows at once - his beard it gone. He is 15 and 1000 all at the same time - and Excalibur is calling. This is the 42nd time he's woken up and gone looking for Arthur, but this time something is different (besides the acne) - Arthur is on a spaceship, and is a bad*ss girl called Ari. This funny, outrageous space adventure is the Arthurian retelling I never knew I wanted, and could not stop reading! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781626720534
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Published: First Second - June 11th, 2019

Festival night, the lanterns are lit and dropped in the river. The lanterns will float until the river meets the sky, that's what they say... Ben and his friend jump on their bikes and pedal with the current to find out.
The adventure turns magical, with a talking bear, a busy witch, and the most powerful magic of all, the start of best friendship! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781620105634
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Published: Oni Press - April 16th, 2019

Willow tries to keep the promise she made to always be kind, especially to her sister, but it is so hard when her mom is gone. Her feelings are little monsters inside her, whispering mean things, wanting her to say them, wanting her to let them out - the more she keeps them in, the meaner they get. The woods make her calmer - drawing plants, finding mushrooms, and an especially smelling magnolias, her moms favorite flower, make things easier. But the monsters are still there. It takes making a new friend to help her face them... a new friend with monsters of her own, who also happens to be a magnolia tree.
Slightly magical and visually stunning, this is a sweet emotional journey that many children need. ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


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