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The Summer Prince
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by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Goodreads Author)
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"Ooooh this had a lot of things I like. Wasn't perfect, but definitely solid." Mar 26, 2013 09:53PM


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My True Love Gave to Me by Stephanie Perkins
" What an enjoyable collection! Puts you right into a Christmas mood.

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