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Book Review: Nomad

by R.J. Anderson *synopsis and cover from Goodreads* Cast into exile, she must return to free her people. Banished from her underground home by Betony, the queen of the Cornish piskeys, young Ivy sets out to forge a new life for herself in the world above. But a deadly threat lingers in the mine, and… Continue reading Book Review: Nomad

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Book Review: A Little Taste of Poison

by R. J. Anderson ***Cover and synopsis from Goodreads*** The city of Tarreton is powered by magic, from simple tablets that light lamps to advanced Sagery that can murder a man from afar. Isaveth has a talent for spell-making, but as a girl from a poor neighborhood she never dreamed she could study at the… Continue reading Book Review: A Little Taste of Poison

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Book Review: Shadow

by Kara Swanson *Cover from Goodreads* Peter Pan and Claire have made it to Neverland--but it's not the island they were expecting. After arriving with Captain Hook, Claire finds herself a prisoner upon his pirate ship, forced to watch a shattered Neverland from afar and wonder where her brother is. When Claire manages to escape… Continue reading Book Review: Shadow

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Book Review: How to Get Away with Myrtle

by Elizabeth C. Bunce **Cover image from Goodreads** Myrtle Hardcastle solved the murder of her neighbor. The last thing she wants to do now is going on is take a seaside vacation with her Aunt Helena. However, Myrtle has no say in the matter, and so she, Aunt Helena, and Miss Judson board a private… Continue reading Book Review: How to Get Away with Myrtle

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Book Review: Simulated

by Nova McBee What do you do when your life suddenly becomes … normal? That's the question Jo Rivers is initially faced with at the beginning of Simulated. The story picks up a few months after Calculated ended, and Jo is back home in Seattle. And she doesn't know what to do. Her math gift… Continue reading Book Review: Simulated

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Book Review: Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery

by Ally Carter *image from publisher's website* Note: This review contains spoilers for book one in the series! Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery picks up several months after the ending of the first book, Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor. April, Colin, Sadie, Tim, and Violet are all settling into life at Winterborne House… Continue reading Book Review: Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery

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Book Review: The Runaway King

by Jennifer A. Nielsen Jaron has returned home to his throne as King of Carthya. But not everyone is happy about his return. After an assassination attempt and a warning, Jaron knows that war is coming to Carthya. And the best way to stop it may be to leave the throne. Jaron, reassuming the identity… Continue reading Book Review: The Runaway King

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Book Review: See How They Run

by Ally Carter Grace Blakely found out the truth about her mother's death. And now she hates herself. While Grace is trying to figure out what to do about the new secrets she learning and how to process the past, her brother Jamie comes to Embassy Row, bringing a friend, Spence, along. At a party… Continue reading Book Review: See How They Run

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Book Review: The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden

by Karina Yan Glaser When Mr. Jeet, the Vanderbeekers' upstairs neighbor, suffers from a stroke, the Vanderbeeker children have to do something. They have to try and help Mr. Jeet get better! In an attempt to prepare a surprise for Mrs. Josie and Mr. Jeet when Mr. Jeet is released from the hospital, the Vanderbeeker… Continue reading Book Review: The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden