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Estelle: The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi

The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: April 1, 2014 Publisher: SourceBooks Pages: 352 Target audience: young adult Keywords: family, obligation, homosexuality, “de-gaying” camp, summer Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!) Other RBR reviews by this author: My Life After Now Summary: Lexi is primed […]

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Estelle: Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu

Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: May 13, 2014 Publisher: Katherine Tegen/HarperTeen Pages: 304 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: secret relationships, online communities, friendship Format read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss. (Thanks!) Summary: Tabitha has been pretty lonely since her friends ditched her, citing her looks and […]

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Magan: Open Road Summer by Emery Lord, A Vlog Review

Howdy, y’all! Man it feels so incredibly wonderful to type these words. It feels so good to be here talking books. And yes, quite literally below, I talk books in my vlog. I’m really wanting to mix things up a bit and as I’m just on an altogether different schedule with a newborn, vlogs seem like the […]

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Estelle: The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

The Here and Now by Ann Brashares ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: April 8, 2014 Publisher: Random House / Delacorte Press Pages: 288 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: semi-dystopian, time travel, romance, secret mission Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley Summary: Prenna has traveled to the present from the future. Due to […]

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Estelle: The Geography of You and Me by Jen E. Smith

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: April 15, 2014 Publisher: Little Brown/Poppy Pages: 352 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: New York City, travel, relationships with parents, long distance friendship/romance Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!) Summary: Owen and Lucy get stuck in […]

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