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Young Adult

Sylvie
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Sylvie

Sylvie – A graphic memoir and a story for the whole family. I am always a bit wary of reviewing any book, fiction or nonfiction,

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Speak No Evil
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Speak No Evil

SPEAK NO EVIL Uzodinma Iweala’s Speak No Evil left me not only speechless but breathless, too. It’s not often I encounter such a novel. Speak

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A Good Neighborhood
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

A Good Neighborhood

A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD Therese Anne Fowler’s latest book, A Good Neighborhood, is one very good novel. The first thing that will catch your attention is

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Wild at Heart
Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

Wild at Heart

WILD AT HEART, MUSTANGS AND THE YOUNG PEOPLE FIGHTING TO SAVE THEM I reviewed Terri Farley’s Wild at Heart back in August of 2017. This is

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Fiction
Brandy Burgess

The Marvels

THE MARVELS “You either see it or you don’t,” is the motto that binds together the plot of The Marvels. Written and illustrated by Brian

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After the Shot Drops
Film
Joanne Mallari

After the Shot Drops

AFTER THE SHOT DROPS Randy Ribay delivers a morally complex narrative in his new young adult novel. After the Shot Drops follows the story of

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

girlchild

GIRLCHILD I am of two minds as I write this review of tupelo hassman’s girlchild. I admire this novel enormously, but I found its content

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Brandy Burgess

Uprooted

Uprooted Naomi Novik’s novel Uprooted is what fantasy films are made of.  The story follows Agnieszka, who fears that the mysterious wizard known only as

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Brown Girl Dreaming
Autobiography/Memoir
Brandy Burgess

Brown Girl Dreaming

BROWN GIRL DREAMING, Snapshots in verse The poetry of Brown Girl Dreaming fills pages like Polaroid snapshots, described through the nostalgic lens of a child

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Brown Girl Dreaming
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Brown Girl Dreaming

Award-wining author Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming may have been published for middle and young adult readers, but this is a book for every reader,

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Fiction
Brandy Burgess

Ostrich

“And that’s when I understood what Miss Farthingdale had meant… We don’t have a future in English because there’s no such thing. It was just

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Children’s early and middle readers
Susan Cornfield

Rebels of the Kasbah

Rebels of the Kasbah – Book One of the Red Hand Adventures The Rebels of the Kasbah is a tale about the basic human needs

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