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Book Review: Pen & Xander by Laekan Zea Kemp

Pen Prado has a passion for cooking. Specifically, cooking her father’s food in her father’s restaurant. It’s the heart of their immigrant neighborhood, a place where everyone belongs, and second chances are always on the menu. Except for Pen. Despite the fact that there’s something almost magic about her food, her father can’t imagine anything… Continue reading Book Review: Pen & Xander by Laekan Zea Kemp

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Audiobook Reviews: Tiny Pretty Things & This Savage Song

Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette’s desire to escape the shadow of her ballet-star sister brings out a dangerous edge in her. And… Continue reading Audiobook Reviews: Tiny Pretty Things & This Savage Song

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Book Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao

At seventeen, Mei should be in high school, but skipping fourth grade was part of her parents’ master plan. Now a freshman at MIT, she is on track to fulfill the rest of this predetermined future: become a doctor, marry a preapproved Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer, produce a litter of babies. With everything her parents have… Continue reading Book Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao

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Book Review: Story of a Girl by Grace Chikwem

“Sid Sullivan is just your average teenaged girl next door” – No One Ever!  Sid excels at exactly three things: fighting, breaking noses, and getting into trouble. After her latest fight lands her in the emergency room, Sid finds herself getting shipped off to Llewellyn Academy for Girls. She begrudgingly agrees, with one tiny little adjustment… Continue reading Book Review: Story of a Girl by Grace Chikwem

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Book Review: Just Juliet by Charlotte Reagan

Juliet represents the road less traveled. Will Lena take it?  Lena Newman is 17, her best friend’s a cheerleader, her boyfriend’s a football player, and as far as everyone is concerned, her life is sorted. But that’s before she befriends the new girl. Juliet is confident, slightly damaged, drop-dead gorgeous and a lesbian.  Lena realizes… Continue reading Book Review: Just Juliet by Charlotte Reagan

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Audiobook Reviews: If I Was Your Girl & Days of Blood and Starlight

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she’s determined not to get too close to anyone.  But when she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, Amanda can’t help but start to let him into her life.… Continue reading Audiobook Reviews: If I Was Your Girl & Days of Blood and Starlight

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Book Review: Happyland: A Fairy Tale in Two Parts by Tes Mekonnen

Would you like to court me to Happyland?” Prince Gobbledygook asks Lily Marshmallow and himself. Therein the journey begins to find Happyland. Follow him as he tries to define happiness with a little help from his friends, Big Wig Sophisticated Pig, Brutus Beaujolais and Cornelius Wordbook, an English gentleman with a book-for-a-head. Prince Gobbledygook duels,… Continue reading Book Review: Happyland: A Fairy Tale in Two Parts by Tes Mekonnen