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Book Review: World of the Innocent by Nadine C. Keels

Summary: A Christian YA novella full of friendship, first love, faith, loss, and a deep passion for music all narrated by an artistic, relatable young woman named Jhoi (pronounced Joy). Page Length: 106 Published: 2017 Pros: Jhoi is both relatable and admirable in how she carries herself. Sometimes people think that Christian girls can't have fun and don't 'let… Continue reading Book Review: World of the Innocent by Nadine C. Keels

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Book Review: Possessing Jessie by Nancy Springer

This one....this one marks a first for me. Could not stand this book. I gave it the benefit of the doubt (and by that I mean I read it all the way through. Thankfully it was only 80 pages). I haven't read anything else by Nancy Springer so I can't compare it to any of… Continue reading Book Review: Possessing Jessie by Nancy Springer

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Book Review: We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

Ah, a sister tale that I was hoping would be full of sinister secrets, drama, and tender moments. Reinhardt's YA novel doesn't completely disappoint, though I felt like I invested so much in the story that the ending was like being pushed off a cliff. Let me explain further, When they were in their tot… Continue reading Book Review: We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

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5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

Back in 2016, Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give was already listed as being one of the most anticipated books of 2017, and on February 28th, it finally hit shelves. Here's the Goodreads Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends.… Continue reading 5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

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12 Quotes You Should Read Before Watching ‘Before I Fall’

Tis the season for more and more books being brought to the big screen, and Lauren Oliver‘s moving young adult novel, Before I Fall, is no exception. The novel, which follows a popular high school student who encounters a life-changing experience that makes her view life from a much deeper lens, originally hit shelves in… Continue reading 12 Quotes You Should Read Before Watching ‘Before I Fall’

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A Mother’s Love: 9 Sweet Book Quotes About Motherhood

We don’t need a holiday to tell our moms and maternal figures how much we love them; we should tell them everyday! Even if your mama isn’t as crazy of a bookworm as you, I have no doubt she will still love the following sweet book quotes all about the joy and love of motherhood:… Continue reading A Mother’s Love: 9 Sweet Book Quotes About Motherhood

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Book Review: You By Charles Benoit

"You’re just a typical fifteen-year-old sophomore, an average guy named Kyle Chase. This can’t be happening to you. But then, how do you explain all the blood? How do you explain how you got here in the first place?" ~You  When I first began this book, I thought that this was going to be one… Continue reading Book Review: You By Charles Benoit

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What To Read This Month: 12 New Releases For November 2016

2016 is slipping away from our fingertips quicker than we ever imagined! And while this November will certainly be one that will remain etched in the minds of millions of people, there are also quite a number of new books hitting shelves this cozy, fall month. Check them out below and let us know which… Continue reading What To Read This Month: 12 New Releases For November 2016

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Book Review: Prey By Lurlene McDaniel

If there ever was an extremely taboo subject that equally disturbs and strangely intrigues people, it’s a student-teacher romantic relationship. Take for example the imploding rise of ‘mysterious’ and ‘sexy’ relationships between teachers and students in some of our favorite shows and movies (Aria and Mr. Fitz from Pretty Little Liars, anyone?). While I don’t… Continue reading Book Review: Prey By Lurlene McDaniel

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Book Review: Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn

Win Winters is not someone you would automatically describe as ordinary. He’s a loner, by choice, horrendously tormented by the unending thoughts that consume his all too ‘disturbing’ mind. The story follows Win as he tells us, opting a majority of chapters from the perspective of ‘matter’ (present day) and anti-matter (early days of his… Continue reading Book Review: Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn