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Magan: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen [website] Publication Date: January 11, 2011 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Pages: 240 Target Audience: Young Adult Keywords: track runner, prosthetic leg, dreams that change Format Read: Purchased hardcover copy. Summary: Jessica’s dreams of attending college on a track scholarship are shattered after she loses part of her leg in a bus accident on […]

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The Good Girl by Mary Kubica (Interview + Giveaway)

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Pages: 352 Target audience: Adult Keywords: thriller, kidnapping, family secrets, love Format read: Finished copy sent to me by the Publisher. (Thanks!) Summary: Mia, a school teacher, disappears one night in a bar. In a series of […]

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Estelle: Looking for Trouble by Victoria Dahl

Looking for Trouble by Victoria Dahl ( web | tweet ) Book 1 in Jackson: Girl’s Night Out series. Publication Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin HQN Pages: 352 Target audience: Adult Keywords: librarians, loner, motorcycles, tattoos, family secrets Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!) Summary: By day, Sophie is a librarian in Jackson Hole, taking care of […]

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Estelle: Summer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana

Summer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: June 17, 2014 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 256 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: time travel, Walt Disney World history, divorce, romance Format read: Paperback I purchased. Summary: When Haley meets some friends during a forced Disney World vacation with her dad and […]

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Magan: This Summer by Katlyn Duncan

This Summer by Katlyn Duncan [twitter | website] Publication Date: July 9, 2014 Publisher: Carina UK Pages: 240 Target Audience: Mature Young Adult Keywords: boy/girl next door neighbors, camp counselors, summer camp Format Read: ARC from Publisher (Thank you!) Summary: Two years ago, Hadley’s next door neighbor, Will, fled town on the very same night he and Hadley became “more than friends.” After […]

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