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Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
Another Brooklyn
by Jacqueline Woodson (Goodreads Author)
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For a long time, my mother wasn't dead yet."

This book was short and sweet, opening up a raw tale of life in 1970s Brooklyn. It is *very* short and moves quickly as you learn about the main character's past and present through memories both good and b
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Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
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I didn't know what to expect from this book, and it was surprisingly delightful. Despite being only around 100 pages, this book is packed with adventure and whimsy that makes it simultaneously a quick read and rich with story-building.
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Making My Pitch by Ila Jane Borders
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As an athlete and a fan of women's sports autobiographies, I think this book is great. Ila's story is inspirational in so many ways and she writes in a way that keeps you interested in her journey.

I am surprised to see only 16 reviews on GoodReads ab
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Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce
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This book was great. Tamora Pierce delivered a sequel in the story of Beka Cooper that flew by. Looking forward to reading the next one.
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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Stephen Brusatte
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Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan
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Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
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This book was such a surprise. In addition to a kickass cover, the story itself is original and spellbinding. I was very drawn to Lei and her journey and life struggles, and even in moments when characters fell a little flat I held on. This book touc ...more
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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
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I'm surprised to see so many five-star reviews for this book. It's a fine story, but nothing earth-shattering. I wish the author had stuck closer to the folklore of Tam Lin and faeries instead of venturing so much into "Beauty and the Beast" remake t ...more
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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
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I loved this book from beginning to end. It's a quick read with lots of adventure, folklore, fantasy, a little romance, and the light-hearted qualities that make YA fantasy so endearing. I especially loved the wording of the epilogue. Well done, Holl ...more
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