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Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

About the book: Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Return by Kelly St Clare

About the book: Three months ago, Romy emerged from the cultivation tanks after a year floating inside. Body intact. Mind broken. Memory gone. Now she undergoes regular testing as doctors work to find out … well, she’s not exactly sure … Continue reading

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REVIEW Release by Patrick Ness

“For me, Release doesn’t hit that high Patrick Ness mark” There are two stories in Patrick Ness’s new book, Release. There’s the story of one terrible day in Adam Thorn’s life when all the relationships in his life suddenly distort … Continue reading

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Review: The Truth Spell by Anita Oh

 Fresh and fabulous About the book: A dastardly spell. Mysterious billionaires. An ordinary girl thrust into an extraordinary world. Lucy O’Connor is more IT girl than “it girl” but even though she’ll never fit in, the scholarship to elite Amaris … Continue reading

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REVIEW Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

“a book you’ll reluctantly put down when it’s way past time to put the lights out” Libby Strout is starting high school. She knows she’s going to be the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. She’ll be the … Continue reading

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Review: The Other Inheritance by Rebecca Jaycox

Great premise … but oddly passionless. About the book: One girl. Two worlds. Hunted in both. Seventeen-year-old Reggie Lang is used to dealing with her alcoholic mother and fighting school bullies, but fate has thrown her a curve ball. A … Continue reading

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Review: Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman

About the book: Adorkable (ah-dor-kuh-bul): Descriptive term meaning to be equal parts dorky and adorable. For reference, see Sally Spitz. Seventeen-year-old Sally Spitz is done with dating. Or at least, she’s done with the horrible blind dates/hookups/sneak attacks her matchmaking … Continue reading

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