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I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil – Book Review

The Book Review I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil brings back those old glamorous teen rom-coms to mind, like Mean Girls, John Tucker Must Die, She's the Man, and Easy A. I'm honestly surprised this book isn't super popular! I found this YA brought back to many of the 2000s vibes… Continue reading I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil – Book Review

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The Revenge of Joe Wild by Andrew Komarnyckyj – Book Review

The Book Review Are you looking for YA book recommendations? Well, you've come to the right place. The Revenge of Joe Wild by Andrew Komarnyckyj is a YA western, fiction book that will take you on a winding ride. I've been a fan of Andrew for quite some time, so it was only natural I… Continue reading The Revenge of Joe Wild by Andrew Komarnyckyj – Book Review

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For This Life Only by Stacey Kade – Book Review

The Review Many years ago, Stacey Kade was an author I found refuge in. I was dealing with a lot in life - many hospital visits during my Dad's cancer treatments, high school (which alone is terrifying), my animals nearing old age, bullies, work, school, and all of the troubles of being a teenager trying… Continue reading For This Life Only by Stacey Kade – Book Review

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#BookReview Lost Boy by Shelley Hrdlitschka

Lost Boy by Shelley Hrdlitschka is a unique read that will take you away to a whole new culture. I was unsure how I would feel about this book, and honestly I'm still a little confused. Jon left a polygamous community to try to find a life of his own. He doesn't believe in the… Continue reading #BookReview Lost Boy by Shelley Hrdlitschka

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#BookReview Sadie by Courtney Summers

Sadie is an intense YA thriller by Courtney Summers. This book is unique, let me tell ya! It's from two point of views: a podcaster in the form of a script for said podcast and Sadie, the missing teenage girl. Things get pretty wild: Mattie, Sadie's little sister, was brutally murdered. You need to understand… Continue reading #BookReview Sadie by Courtney Summers

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#BookReview Bunnicula by James & Deborah Howe

Happy Spooky Month! This is my favourite time of year, so it's time to share some of my fave spooky reads! This particular book is a personal fave from my youth. Enjoy!   Back in the day, Bunnicula was THE book to read in elementary school. The class clambered to the front of the classroom… Continue reading #BookReview Bunnicula by James & Deborah Howe

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#BookReview Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Smile by Raina Telgemeier is a story that totally connected with me in ways other books couldn't. Raina's story echoes a lot of my own, and it made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside to see a story like this get shared. Many kids will face dental issues and bullying, so a book like… Continue reading #BookReview Smile by Raina Telgemeier

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#BookReview Hart & Soul #1: Kill The Story by Jahnna N. Malcolm

Oh man! I got so excited when I hit the jackpot and found a lot of books from my childhood at a local book sale. I found the first four books in this series and scooped them up instantly. I remember always wanting to read these from the library but I always maxed out the… Continue reading #BookReview Hart & Soul #1: Kill The Story by Jahnna N. Malcolm

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#BookReview The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give is a powerful and moving novel, that is an essential read (in my humble opinion). YA is powerful. It used to just be my escape from the world, back when I was in high school. I was lifted away to fantastical realms where the girls were in love triangles and were… Continue reading #BookReview The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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#BookReview The Masked Truth by Kelley Armstrong

To begin this review, I have to admit I'm a little biased. I have always enjoyed Kelley Armstrong's books and doubly so because she's Canadian (represent!!). My review will absolutely reflect that I thoroughly enjoy her writing style and I am always down for a reading ride in her books. So, off to the races...… Continue reading #BookReview The Masked Truth by Kelley Armstrong