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Gated by Amy Christine Parker

Gated by Amy Christine Parker

First I will say thanks to Random House books for Young Readers and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  This was a good book about a young person in what would most likely be called a cult situation.  In a way reminded me of the book The Chosen One by… Read more »

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Dust and Decay by Jonathan Maberry

Dust and Decay by Jonathan Maberry

I loved Rot and Ruin when I read it a year ago to help pick it for the current Gateway Award nominees.  So last summer when I was at BEA and I got to meet Jonathan Maberry, I got the 2nd book, Dust and Decay, autographed by him.  I had planned to get to it… Read more »

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Suck It Up and Die by Brian Meehl

Suck It Up and Die by Brian Meehl

I got this book thanks to Netgalley and Random House Children’s Books. It’s been a while since I read the first one, Suck it Up. That I read for a possible book on the Gateway or Truman book list a couple years ago. I enjoyed it, but it wasn’t one of my top picks that… Read more »

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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi My rating: 5 of 5 stars First, I have to say, WOW!! Why didn’t I read this when I first got the ARC at the bookstore where I work back in October? How stupid am I? This book was sooooo good. I think I waited because at first I was… Read more »

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The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 4.1

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 4.1

Wow, I can’t believe how long it has been since I blogged! School is so busy, 3 jobs are crazy! I also am thinking I may not be able to read the nominees for next year’s Gateway. I am going to get a friend, and maybe some students to help me. But I’m getting an… Read more »

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