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Five Children and It (Puffin Classics) by E. Nesbit - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780141321615
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Published: Puffin Books - September 11th, 2008

Five siblings encounter a grumpy Sand Fairy (the Psammead) who lives in the gravel pit and grants wishes - that somehow always go horribly & hilariously wrong. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250149015
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 7th, 2021

Steve Sheinkin's riveting page-turner follow up to his award-winning nonfiction "Bomb" is an absolute thrill ride. This cold war narrative follows the spying and brinkmanship that brought the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of a final world war. Kids and teens will be absolutely riveted by this vital slice of history. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


All the Feels: A Novel by Olivia Dade - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780063005587
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Published: Avon - October 26th, 2021

This charming romantic comedy will sweep you away. The follow up to Dade's delightful "Spoiler Alert" features actor Alex and Lauren - a woman who's been hired to protect him from himself and the consequences of his own actions. Dade's writing is witty and fun and this book is a joyous escape. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Yours Cheerfully: A Novel (The Emmy Lake Chronicles #2) by AJ Pearce - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781501170096
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Published: Scribner - August 10th, 2021

This follow-up to the delightful Dear Mrs. Bird works beautifully both as a stand-alone and as a sequel. This is deeply researched and very satisfying historical fiction, and the setting, among British women war workers during World War II is as much a character as the spunky and delightful young journalist heroine, Emmy Lake. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Bombshell: A Hell's Belles Novel by Sarah MacLean - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780063056152
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Published: Avon - August 24th, 2021

MacLean's newest romance is SO MUCH FUN! Lady Sesily Talbot has joined a group of four ladies hell-bent on circumventing both law and society to hold badly behaving men accountable for their actions. I raced through this one! ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


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