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A new app has turned the whole world into an augmented playground. By reinventing retro party games, HoloHeroes makes sure it has something for every player. However, Loren worries she’s been missing out. The death of her father and a move across the country makes it feel as though she has to start life over. As a sweet sixteen gift, Loren’s given Ghost Glasses, allowing h ...more
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Published May 2020 by Creative Aces Publishing
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Susannah Cummins
Jul 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I picked this up on a whim because hey, I could always use another book to read right now, and with sweet queer rep as well? Sign me the heck up
It's a very low stakes plot, which is refreshing as all get out. Just a young kid who's recently moved home, making friends playing a new game. When they enter a race on a whim and win with a really clever out-of-the-box thought, they get challenged to take it to a national level by the runner up to the last national competition, without really realisin
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Mo
Jan 26, 2021 rated it liked it
I liked this book. I think its writing leaves room for improvement, the plot could be tighter and more engaging and sometimes I felt like there were odd holes in the story telling that should've been explained before but instead I stumbled over them.
But in the end I just really had fun reading a book where no big stakes awaited the characters. In any other constellation it would've been boring but seeing as the mc is nonbinary and the book features a nb/w romance.... I'm just really happy it ex
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Kyla
Sep 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I don’t know how to describe what I like about this book. The conflicts and problems that Loren, the protagonist, runs into aren’t super dramatic or traumatic. They’re able to overcome and solve problems fairly easily. It’s not a very complex narrative, but I really like that. It’s a mellow read, for when you just want to be entertained and happy.

I love how inclusive the gaming community is in Press Start. It is my ideal reality even if it isn’t entirely true to reality. Loren is made to feel l
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