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I Am Here Now – YA, book recommendation

Title: I Am Here Now Author: Barbara B0ttner Publisher: Imprint, 2020 Ages: 13+ Format/Genre: Fiction in verse Themes: coming-of-age, The Bronx, the sixties, art, dysfunctional families, teenage angst, abuse, semi-autobiographical Reviewed from a copy sent from the author Favorite Quotes: I have, despite everything,or … Continue reading

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Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution – YA Book Recommendation

Title: Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution Author: E. E Charlton-Trujillo Publisher: Candlewick, March 2019 Ages: 14+ Themes: LGBTQIA+, lesbians, fatness, mental health, abuse, sequel, bigotry, non-binary Opening:  This was the beginning, again. Angie bit the end of her thumbnail, standing with a JanSport kitten-rage backpack given to her by KC … Continue reading

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The Truth of Right Now – Book Recommendation

Title: The Truth of Right Now Author: Kara Lee Corthron Publisher: Simon Pulse, Jan. 3rd, 2017 Ages: 14+ Themes: abuse, family conflicts, mental illness, violence, racism, white privilege I received an ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for … Continue reading

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