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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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Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu Viv is fed up with the sexual misconduct and harassment at her high school in Texas. Inspired by her mom’s Riot Grrrrl days, she starts an anonymous zine to combat the injustices being experienced, which in … Continue reading

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Audrey’s 2015 FAVz!

1.) All American Boys by Jason Reynolds: Reynolds and Kiely have crafted not only the most important book I’ve read this year, but possibly ever. This is a multi-faceted look at race relations in America; police brutality; growing up in America, and what … Continue reading

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