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Estelle: The Darlings are Forever by Melissa Kantor

The Darlings are Forever by Melissa Kantor Publication Date: January 4, 2011 Publisher: Hyperion Pages: 352 Target audience:  Young Adult Keywords: girl friendships, starting high school Format read: Hardcover borrowed from the library. Summary:  Best friends Jane, Victoria, and Natalya are starting high school in three different schools. This is the first time they’ve ever […]

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Estelle: Blazed by Jason Myers

Blazed by Jason Myers ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: June 17, 2014 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 528 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: divorce, broken hearts, San Francisco, music Format read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss. (Thanks!) Warning: Blazed contains drug use, sex, and manipulative parents. Summary: When armed with oxy and music, Jamie’s life […]

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Magan: Exile by Kevin Emerson

Exile (Exile #1) by Kevin Emerson (twitter | website) Publication Date: April 29, 2014 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 320 Target Audience: Young Adult Keywords: music promotion, bands, fame Format Read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss (Thank you!) Summary: After being burned by her ex-boyfriend once he was signed to a major record label (thanks to Summer’s skills/help/knowledge/hard work), she’s on the hunt for […]

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Estelle: Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid

Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Pages: 304 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: road trip, strangers, vignettes, connections Format read: ARC Paperback provided by Harlequin Teen. (Thanks!) Summary: Leila’s road trip to see the Northern Lights is peppered with chance meetings with […]

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Estelle: Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally

Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally ( web | tweet ) Part of the Hundred Oaks series. Publication Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Pages: 320 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: running, grief, high school to college, romance Format read: ARC from author. (Thanks!) Summary: Annie is determined to run the marathon that her boyfriend was training for when […]

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