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The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh

The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh  About: Take two sisters making it on their own: brainy twelve-year-old GiGi (short for Galileo Galilei, a name she never says out loud) and junior-high-dropout-turned-hairstylist DiDi (short for Delta Dawn). Add a … Continue reading

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Sekret by Lindsay Smith

Sekret by Lindsay Smith  About: Yulia knows she must hide her thoughts and control her emotions to survive in Communist Russia. But if she sometimes manipulates the black market traders by reading their thoughts when she touches their skin, so what? … Continue reading

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard About: This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the … Continue reading

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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story by Josh Sundquist

We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story by Josh Sundquist About: Josh Sundquist only ever had one girlfriend. For twenty-three hours. In eighth grade. Why was Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down the girls he had … Continue reading

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