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The Devil’s Poetry by Louise Cole

 Questions are dangerous but answers can be deadly. Callie’s world will be lost to war – unless she can unlock the magic of an ancient manuscript. She and her friends will be sent to the front line. Many of them won’t come back. When a secret order tells her she can bring peace by readingContinue Reading “The Devil’s Poetry by Louise Cole”

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Michael Collins and The Keeper of the Crock of Gold

TODAY on the blog is something a little different! I was privileged to receive these two books from Irish publisher Mercier Press, (who I have worked with before on E.R. Murray’s Nine Lives Trilogy) which are very Irish books indeed, and sure us being an Irish blog, why not promote that!

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Note to Self by Connor Franta

In this diary-like look at his life since A Work In Progress, Connor talks about his battles with clinical depression, social anxiety, self-love, and acceptance; his desire to maintain an authentic self in a world that values shares and likes over true connections; his struggles with love and loss; and his renewed efforts to beContinue Reading “Note to Self by Connor Franta”

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The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

I received an Advanced Review Copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. This does not in any way affect my opinion! Sixteen-year-old Julie Beaufort-Stuart is returning to her family’s ancestral home in Perthshire for one last summer. It is not an idyllic return to childhood. Her grandfather’sContinue Reading “The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein”

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Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa

Rowan is a Second Child in a world where population control measures make her an outlaw, marked for death. She can never go to school, make friends, or get the eye implants that will mark her as a true member of Eden. Her kaleidoscope eyes will give her away to the ruthless Center government. OutsideContinue Reading “Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa”

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How To Outsmart A Billion Robot Bees by Paul Tobin

It’s Friday the 13th again, and for sixth grade genius Nate Bannister, that means doing three more not-so-smart things to keep life interesting. But he has bigger problems than his own experiments. His nemesis, the Red Death Tea Society, is threatening to unleash a swarm of angry bees on the city of Polt if NateContinue Reading “How To Outsmart A Billion Robot Bees by Paul Tobin”

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Burning by Danielle Rollins

After three years in juvie, Angela Davis is just a few months shy of release, and she’ll finally be free from the hole that is Brunesfield Correctional Facility. Then Jessica arrives. Only ten years old and under the highest security possible, this girl has to be dangerous, even if no one knows what she didContinue Reading “Burning by Danielle Rollins”