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Book Review: Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik

Book Review: Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik

Title: Things I Should Have Known Author: Claire LaZebnik Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcout Paperback: 320 pages Source: NetGalley Summary: (taken from Goodreads) From the author of Epic Fail comes the story of Chloe Mitchell, a Los Angeles girl on a quest to find love for her autistic sister, Ivy. Ethan, from Ivy’s class, seems like the perfect match. It’s unfortunate that his older brother, David, is one of Chloe’s least favorite people, but Chloe can deal, especially when she realizes that David is just as…

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Book Review: Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel

Book Review: Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel

Title: Palace of Spies Author: Sarah Zettel Series: Palace of Spies, Book 1 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Hardcover: 368 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) A warning to all young ladies of delicate breeding who wish to embark upon lives of adventure: Don’t Sixteen-year-old Peggy is a well-bred orphan who is coerced into posing as a lady in waiting at the palace of King George I. Life is grand, until Peggy starts to suspect that the girl she’s impersonating…

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Book Review: The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde

Book Review: The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde

Title: The Song of the Quarkbeast Author: Jasper Fforde Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Series: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 2 Hardcover: 304 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Magic has been in a sad state in the Ununited Kingdom for years, but now it’s finally on the rise and boneheaded King Snodd IV knows it. If he succeeds at his plot, the very future of magic will be at risk! Sensible sixteen-year-old Jennifer Strange, acting manager of Kazam Mystical Arts…

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