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The Thunderstone Theft

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The Minister of the Treasuries has been brutally stabbed. Unfortunately for Miss Ella Highmoore’s godfather, the murder happened right on his doorstep, and now he’s the primary suspect. Ella knows her godfather is innocent, and she resolves to solve the crime and clear his name. A chance meeting with a young man named Charlie sets […]

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The Offsides Dilemma (YA)

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by Michelle MacQueen She’s in training for a figure skating championship. He’s the star of the high school hockey team her father coaches. Their team needs desperate help, and he’s convinced she’s the best person to give it, even though her father has declared her off limits. This was an adorable sweet romance. I loved […]

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The Blue Castle (YA)

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by L.M. Montgomery Valancy Stirling is already considered an “old maid” at twenty-nine. She’s been a quiet, obedient daughter all her life, but when she receives a letter from her doctor predicting an imminent end to her life, she decides to make the most of her last year. Can she shake off her family’s controlling […]

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Instructions for Dancing (YA)

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by Nicola Yoon Evie’s faith in love has been shaken by her parents’ divorce (and the secret knowledge of her father’s prior affair). A strange encounter at a Little Free Library leads to a startling discovery: when Evie sees a couple kiss, she can see their whole romance, start to finish. As she seeks answers, […]

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Dear Hero (YA)

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by Hope Bolinger and Alyssa Roat After losing their respective nemeses for various reasons, hero Cortex and villain Vortex are both in the market for a new one. They meet on Mega-Match, the not-dating app that matches heroes and villains (and sidekicks and henchmen). But what happens when they realize that there’s not such a […]

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Mairelon the Magician (YA)

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by Patricia C. Wrede Kit, a street thief in London, is hired to sneak into a magician’s wagon and snoop around. When she took the job, she didn’t expect the magician to be an actual, practicing wizard. Soon Kit is involved in a mixed up adventure in search of a magical artifact. This magical romp […]

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A Deadly Education (YA)

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by Naomi Novik After Orion Lake saves her life for a second time, Galadriel wishes he’d go off and die himself. Instead he follows her around the Scholomance, saving her life again and again from evil creatures. She wishes he and his groupies would leave her alone, but she soon accepts him as a friend. […]

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The Good Hawk (YA)

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by Joseph Elliott When their clan is betrayed to the Vikings and carried off as slaves, Jaime and Agatha must find a way to rescue them, braving wildwolves and shadow creatures as they venture into the unknown. This book was pretty good—probably a 4 out of 5. I can’t pinpoint any one thing that bothered […]

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The Silence Between Us (YA)

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by Alison Gervais Maya, a Deaf high school senior, has just moved to a new state and a new school. She must navigate the challenges of being Deaf in a school full of hearing kids, while simultaneously dealing with moving, college applications, cute boys, and a brother with a serious health condition. This was a […]