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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: Great by Sara Benincasa

Great by Sara Benincasa ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: April 8, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 272 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: classic retelling, Hamptons, high society, being the outsider, friendship Format read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss. (Thanks!) Summary: Naomi is off to spend the summer with her mother in the Hamptons. As […]

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Magan: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan

The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan (twitter) Publication Date: January 8, 2013 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Pages: 312 Target Audience: Young Adult Keywords: albino character, boarding school, dual perspective Format Read: Purchased eBook for my kindle Summary: Duncan unravels the mystery of Tim’s relationship with Vanessa (and their mysterious tragedy) through a series of recordings left behind for […]

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Magan: Cress by Marissa Meyer

Cress by Marissa Meyer (website | twitter) Other Books Written by This Author: Cinder (Book #1) | Scarlet (Book #2) Publication Date: February 4, 2014 Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Pages: 560 Target Audience: Young Adult Keywords: dystopia, fairy tale retelling, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel Format Read: ARC borrowed from Sasha (Thank you!) Summary: In the third book of the Lunar Chronicles […]

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Estelle: The Truth about You and Me by Amanda Grace

The Truth about You and Me by Amanda Grace ( tweet ) Amanda Grace is also writes as Mandy Hubbard. Publication Date: September 8, 2013 Publisher: Flux Books Pages: 235 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: student/teacher romance, family pressure, sibling rivalry Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!) Summary: When Madelyn is given the opportunity […]

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