Category Archives: magic realism

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

American Street by Ibi Zoboi About: On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie — a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by U.S. … Continue reading

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness About: What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the … Continue reading

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Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar

The Hour Of The Bees by Lindsay Eagar I enjoyed this book a lot, but at the beginning it was very boring ( lets just say it had a slow start).The hour of the bees is about a girl, Carol,that … Continue reading

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The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth

The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth About: When she was ten years old Kenna discovered that she had the ability to drain the life from another human being, and ever since she has been afraid to touch anyone–but when she … Continue reading

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Shadowshaper by Daniel Josè Older

Shadowshaper by Daniel Josè Older “Paint a mural. Start a battle. Change the world.” About:  Sierra Santiago planned an easy summer of making art and hanging out with her friends. Then, a corpse crashes the first party of the season changing … Continue reading

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What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay by Amanda Cockrell

What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay by Amanda Cockrell About: Fifteen-year-old Angie never used to think much about God–until things started getting weird. Then, Angie falls for Jesse Francis, a disabled war veteran who’s a lot deeper … Continue reading

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