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Review:  Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton

Review: Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton

Book info: Title:  Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe Author:  Preston Norton Genre:  YA Contemporary Release Date:  June 5th, 2018 Publisher:  Disney-Hyperion Source:  Physical ARC received from publisher which affected my opinion in no way My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Cliff Hubbard is a huge loser. Literally. His nickname at Happy Valley High School… Read more »

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Review:  The Beauty that Remains by Ashley Woodfolk

Review: The Beauty that Remains by Ashley Woodfolk

Book info: Title:  The Beauty that Remains Author:  Ashley Woodfolk Genre:  YA Contemporary Release Date:  March 6th, 2018 Publisher:  Delacorte Press Source:  E-galley from publisher My rating:  3.5 stars Synopsis: Music brought Autumn, Shay, and Logan together. Death wants to tear them apart.Autumn always knew exactly who she was—a talented artist and a loyal friend…. Read more »

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Two Young Adult Tear-Jerker Mini-Reviews

Two Young Adult Tear-Jerker Mini-Reviews

These are two YA books that I read and cried even as I enjoyed them more than anything this January.  All of them got 5 stars from me. Without Merit by Colleen Hoover: Published:  October 3rd, 2017 Source:  Purchased paperback/listened to digitally downloaded audiobook from Library My Rating:  5 stars I purchased this book when… Read more »

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ARC Review:  This is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell

ARC Review: This is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell

Book info: Title:  This is Not a Love Letter Author:  Kim Purcell Genre:  YA contemporary Release Date:  January 30th, 2018 Publisher:  Disney Hyperion Source: ARC received from Publisher My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: One week. That’s all Jessie said. A one-week break to get some perspective before graduation, before she and her boyfriend, Chris, would… Read more »

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Review:  Madness by Zac Brewer

Review: Madness by Zac Brewer

Book info: Title:  Madness Author:  Zac Brewer Genre:  YA contemporary, suicide Release Date:  September 19th, 2017 Publisher:  HarperTeen Source:  ARC traded for on Twitter My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Zac Brewer delivers his most honest and gripping novel yet, about a girl who believes she’s beyond saving—until she realizes the only… Read more »

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Review with Author Interview:  In 27 Days by Alison Gervais

Review with Author Interview: In 27 Days by Alison Gervais

Book info: Title:  In 27 Days Author:  Alison Gervais Genre: YA contemporary, magical realism Release Date:  July 25th, 2017 (Originally on Wattpad May 28th, 2012) Publisher:  Blink YA Books Source: ARC from publisher and SIS-OY-EV Public Relations for honest review My rating:  4 stars Synopsis: Hadley Jamison receives an unexpected shock when she hears her… Read more »

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Review:  Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Review: Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Book info: Title:  Teach Me to Forget Author:  Erica M. Chapman Genre:  YA contemporary Published:  December 2nd, 2016 Source:  Finished copy from publisher, Merit Press, in exchange for honest review My rating:  5 stars I didn’t get to this before it was published, and I’m sorry about that now, because this book was so good. … Read more »

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Review: Harmony House by Nic Sheff

Review: Harmony House by Nic Sheff

First, thanks to Edelweiss and HarperTeen for allowing me to read an egalley of this title.  I was definitely interested in seeing how a fiction book by the author, who is most well-known for his book about growing up and using drugs, Tweak, would do.  This one sounded good, as I  love a good scary… Read more »

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