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Wildlife by Fiona Wood | Estelle Reviews

Wildlife by Fiona Wood ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: September 16, 2014 Publisher: Poppy/Little, Brown for Kids Pages: 400 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: Australia, friendship, sex, relationships, nature, grief Format read: Borrowed from the library. Summary: Sib and Lou are two students living in the wilderness for the semester while dealing with […]

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No Place to Fall by Jaye Robin Brown | Magan Reviews

No Place to Fall by Jaye Robin Brown (website | twitter) Publication Date: December 9, 2014 Publisher: Harper Teen Pages: 368 Target Audience: Young Adult Fiction Keywords: growing up in a small town, auditioning for an art school, family drama Format Read: ARC received from the Publisher. (Thank you!) Summary: Amber’s dreams are bigger than her small town; as she slowly […]

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Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho | Estelle Reviews

Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: October 6, 2014 Publisher: Viking Juvenile Pages: 384 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: friendship, 90s, New York City, romance, sickness Format read: ARC borrowed from Gaby at Book Broads. (Thanks!) Summary: Althea and Oliver have been best friends since they were kids. […]

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Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts | Estelle Reviews

Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: 9/2/2014 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Pages: 304 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: cancer, friendship, family, recovery Format read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss. (Thanks!) Summary: Zac unexpectedly meets Mia in the hospital while he is recovering from a bone marrow transplant. […]

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12 Lessons from MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME

While everyone is planning their Halloween costume and picking out what candy they want to hand out to trick or treaters, I’m the person who is impatiently staring at the calendar, giddily awaiting the start of the holiday season. Heck, I heard two commercials for holiday music stations on Spotify this week and I almost […]

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