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  1. Recommended Book: The Edge of Forever

    The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst A time cadet from 2146 breaks the rules and travels to 2013 to try and stop the murder of a 16-year-old girl. The Edge of Forever is an engaging young adult time travel with relatable teen characters. Told in alternating viewpoints. Diversity:…

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  2. Book Review: The Temple of Doubt

    The Temple of Doubt by Anne Boles Levy Fifteen-year-old Hadara and her mother Lia are technically committing a sin when they collect plants and make medicines. The priests of the Temple of Doubt use magic to cure people under the power of their god Nihil; natural remedies are heresy. But…

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  3. Book Review: The Name of the Blade by Zoe Marriott

    The Name of the Blade by Zoë Marriott Mio Yamato has a secret sword hidden in the attic. Her grandfather, Ojiichan, showed it to her when she was nine years old, He told her that the sword would be hers when she turns 16, but he made her promise not…

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  4. Book Review: Chorus by Emma Trevayne

    Chorus (Sequel to Coda) by Emma Trevayne Note: Chorus is the sequel to Coda, and this review will contain spoilers for Coda. If you haven’t read Coda and want to avoid spoilers, you might not want to read this review. If you’re looking for an awesome YA dystopian…

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  5. Book Review: Raging Star (Dust Lands Book 3) by Moira Young

    Raging Star (Dust Lands Book 3) by Moira Young New Eden is a paradise: a fertile land surrounded by post-apocalyptic wastelands. New Eden holds promise and hope for the future, and one man, DeMalo, who calls himself The Pathfinder, has a vision of leading humanity into that future. DeMalo feels…

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  6. Book Review: The Lost by Sarah Beth Durst

    The Lost by Sarah Beth Durst Lauren doesn’t want to face the diagnosis; she fears the news that her mother’s cancer has returned. Without planning or even conscious intent, she sets off driving, trying to escape her troubles. Three hundred miles later, Lauren is lost in the desert,…

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  7. Book Review: Dark Eden by Chris Beckett

    Dark Eden by Chris Beckett Imagine a world with no sun. A world where the only heat and light comes from geothermal energy and bioluminescent plants and animals, and everything else is dark. Imagine a community of 532 people living on this planet, all descended from two astronauts who were…

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  8. Book Review: Rose and the Lost Princess

    Rose and the Lost Princess by Holly Webb In the first book, Rose was thrilled to be selected for a position as a housemaid for a prominent magician. As an orphan, her dream was to get out of the orphanage and earn her own living. But when she discovered that…

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  9. Book Review: Rebel Heart

    Rebel Heart Dust Lands Book 2 by Moira Young Warning: this review may contain spoilers for the first book, *Blood Red Road.* If you haven’t read *Blood Red Road,* I highly recommend it! It’s about an incredibly tough heroine on a quest to save her brother in a…

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  10. Book Review: Underneath

    Underneath by Sarah Jamila Stevenson Sunny Pryce-Shah is devastated when her cousin Shiri commits suicide. How could Shiri do it? Shiri always seemed so confident, and Sunny looked up to her older cousin. Then Sunny starts to hear thoughts, and from cryptic comments in Shiri’s journal, she suspects that…

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