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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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Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos

Jackie’s life wasn’t perfect, but at least it was normal. That is, until her dad received a terminal cancer diagnosis. Then he went and did what anyone faced with mountains of medical bills and a family to support would do: he sold his life to the highest bidder. Which turned out to be a TVContinue Reading “Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos”

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The Book of Shadows by E. R. Murray

In this exciting follow-up to the Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read 2016, ‘The Book of Learning’, heroine Ebony Smart is settling into her role as guardian for the Order of Nine Lives. All seems quiet until she receives a peculiar silver box from an anonymous sender and is tasked with returning it toContinue Reading “The Book of Shadows by E. R. Murray”

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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”