Category Archives: magic realism

Release by Patrick Ness

 Release by Patrick Ness About: Adam Thorn doesn’t know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems … Continue reading

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Roben’s Best of 2017!

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Audrey’s Best of 2017

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas  This is THE YA title of 2017. If you read one YA in 2017, this should be it.        THUG is the story of 16yo Starr Carter who moves between two … Continue reading

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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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