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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

I want everyone I've ever met to read this book. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and brilliantly written, this book has it all. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person

Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan - Book Review

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By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763672331
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2016

This beautiful graphic novel re-telling of the Snow White story is set New York City of the roaring twenties and the great depression. Through gorgeous atmospheric art, perfectly chosen sparse text, and a well presented historical setting, the classic fairy tale is updated for a new generation. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person

School for Sidekicks

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ISBN: 9781250079879
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Published: Square Fish - August 2nd, 2016

Self-professed super hero geek Evan Quick has wanted to be hero all his life. But when he starts developing powers shortly after his thirteenth birthday, and is sent an elite training academy, he discovers that nothing about the world of heroes and villains is as it seems. He'll need to learn to rely on new friends to make sense of it all. This adventure story has a real heart, and a terrific cast of characters. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person

They May Not Mean To, But They Do

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ISBN: 9780374280130
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - June 7th, 2016

A beautiful family saga, packed with humor and heart-wrenchig sorrow. The middle-aged children and elderly parents of one New York family come together - and apart - as they face illness and change. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person

Stranger by Zoe Archer - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781420106824
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Published: Zebra Books - December 1st, 2010

A tremendously exciting paranormal adventure story - wit ha sensitive portrayal of inter-racial love in Victorian England. Archer's deft writing juggles several themes perfectly - a real page-turner! ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person

Lord Perfect by Loretta Chase - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780425208885
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Published: Berkley - March 7th, 2006

This to me is the perfect romance - funny, sweet, and with real-seeming characters. Loretta Chase also is great and capturing period detail. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


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