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Halloweensie YA Book Recommendation – The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter

Title: The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter Author: Brea Grant  Illustrator: Yishan Li Publisher: Six-foot Press. 2020 Ages: 12+ Genre: graphic novel Themes: writing, authors, famous authors, family, monsters, humor, gothic, Mary Shelley, Opening: Synopsis: Everyone expects sixteen-year-old Mary to be a great writer. After all, … Continue reading

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Dessert First – Book Recommendation

TITLE: Dessert First   AUTHOR: Dean Gloster   PUBLISHER: Merit Press, September 2016   ARC FROM PUBLISHER.   AGES: 12+ (YA)   THEMES/TOPICS: childhood cancer, family dynamics, leukemia. brothers & sisters, San Francisco, high school   OPENING LINES: I‘ve thought … Continue reading

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Color Blind – Book Review

Title: color blind Author: Sheila Sobel Publisher: Merit Press, 2016 Age: 14+ Themes: grief, loss, new orleans, vodoo, genealogy ARC from publisher in exchange for an impartial review Opening Lines: There’s a whole lot of nothing on the way to New Orleans. I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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