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What If You Could | #Tuck40th

Happy 40th anniversary to Natalie Babbitt and the brilliant Tuck Everlasting! I can still remember the impact this book had on my 6th grade class when we read it for the first time. After years of school and piles and piles of books, there are only a few titles that really stick with you, aren’t […]

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The Marriage Charm by Linda Lael Miller | Review & Giveaway

The Marriage Charm by Linda Lael Miller ( web | tweet ) The Brides of Bliss County; Book 2 Publication Date: January 27, 2015 Pages: 304 Target audience: Adult romance Keywords: friendship, old love, cowboys, small towns Format read: ARC provided by Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!) Summary: Melody and Spence have a second chance if they are willing to take it. […]

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Disneylanders by Kate Abbott | Estelle Reviews

Disneylanders by Kate Abbott ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: May 12, 2013 Publisher: Orchard Hill Pages: 242 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: Disneyland, starting high school, growing up, romance Format read: Paperback provided by author. (Thank you!) Summary: Casey is on her annual trip to Disneyland with her parents the summer before high school. This year […]

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Vivian Apple … by Katie Coyle | Estelle Reviews

Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle ( web | tweet ) Published January 6, 2015 by HMH Books for Young Readers Target audience: Young adult Pages: 272 Keywords: family secrets, cult, road trip, best friendship Format read: ARC from Publisher. (Thanks!) Summary: When Viv discovers her parents have disappeared in […]

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Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman | Estelle Reviews

Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman ( web | tweet ) Published January 20, 2015 by Henry Holt & Co. Pages: 224 Target audience: Young Adult Keywords: intersex individual, family, friendship Format read: ARC paperback from Macmillan. (Thank you!) Summary: Born with male and female genitalia, Alex has decided to become more public with the […]

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