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Book Review: The Fountains of Silence

by Ruta Sepetys cover and synopsis from Goodreads A portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old… Continue reading Book Review: The Fountains of Silence

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Book Review: The Inkwell Chronicles

by J. D. Peabody cover and synopsis from Goodreads Immerse yourself in this fast-paced middle-grade fantasy about magic ink, a secret society, and a boy who yearns to make his mark. When their father goes missing after a mysterious train crash, Everett and his little sister Bea find a curious pen in his belongings, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Inkwell Chronicles

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Book Review: The Star That Always Stays

by Anna Rose Johnson cover and synopsis from Goodreads When bright and spirited Norvia moves from the country to the city, she has to live by one new rule: Never let anyone know you're Ojibwe. Growing up on Beaver Island, Grand-pere told Norvia stories--stories about her ancestor Migizi, about Biboonke-o-nini the Wintermaker, about the Crane… Continue reading Book Review: The Star That Always Stays

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Book Review: Pride and Premeditation

by Tirzah Price *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* When a scandalous murder shocks London high society, seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seizes the opportunity to prove herself, despite the interference of Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, the stern young heir to the prestigious firm Pemberley Associates. Convinced the authorities have imprisoned the wrong person, Lizzie vows to… Continue reading Book Review: Pride and Premeditation