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Transparent by Natalie Whipple

Transparent by Natalie Whipple

Title: Transparent Author: Natalie Whipple Publisher: HarperTeen Format: Paperback Source: Bought Overall: 3/5  Plenty of teenagers feel invisible. Fiona McClean actually is. An invisible girl is a priceless weapon. Fiona’s own father has been forcing her to do his dirty work for years—everything from spying on people to stealing cars to breaking into bank vaults.(…)

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School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins

School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins

Title: School Spirits Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Format: Hardcover Source: Bought Overall: 4/5  Fifteen-year-old Izzy Brannick was trained to fight monsters. For centuries, her family has hunted magical creatures. But when Izzy’s older sister vanishes without a trace while on a job, Izzy’s mom decides they need to take a break. Izzy and(…)

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The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente

Title: The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There Author: Catherynne M. Valente Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Format: Hardcover Source: Borrowed Overall: 4/5  September has longed to return to Fairyland after her first adventure there. And when she finally does, she learns that its inhabitants have been losing their shadows—and their magic—to(…)

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Loki’s Wolves by K.L. Armstrong & M.A. Marr

Title: Loki’s Wolves Author: K.L. Armstrong & M.A. Marr Publisher: Atom Format: Hardcover Source: Borrowed Overall: 4/5 In Viking times, Norse myths predicted the end of the world, an event called Ragnarok, that only the gods can stop. When this apocalypse happens, the gods must battle the monsters–wolves the size of the sun, serpents that span(…)

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Stacking the Shelves (44)

Stacking the Shelves (44)

Welcome to Stacking The Shelves hosted by my awesome friend Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews. This is where we can showcase the books we are adding to our shelves each week, sharing our excitement for our newest titles, and discover new books in the process!   Rules From Tynga’s Page:   Create your own Stacking The(…)

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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland by Catherynne M. Valente

Title: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Author: Catherynne M. Valente Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Format: Hardcover Source: Borrowed Overall: 5/5  Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met(…)

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Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard

Title: Paper Covers Rock  Author: Jenny Hubbard  Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers  Format: Paperback  Publication Date: June 14, 2011  Source: Borrowed  Overall: 4.5/5  At the beginning of his junior year at a boys’ boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When questioned, Alex and his friend Glenn,(…)

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Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor

Title: Days of Blood and Starlight Author: Laini Taylor Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover Publication Date: November 6, 2012 Source: Borrowed Overall: 4/5  Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war. This is not that world.(…)

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Withering Tights by Louise Rennison

Title: Withering Tights Author: Louise Rennison Publisher: HarperTeen Format: Hardcover Publication Date: June 28, 2011 Source: Borrowed Overall: 4.5/5  Bestselling author Rennison (“The Confessions of Georgia Nicholson”) returns with a brand-new series. Readers meet Tallulah as she embarks on a program at a quirky performing arts boarding school in the far north of England, where(…)

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Will by Maria Boyd

Title: Will Author: Maria Boyd Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover Publication Date: July 13, 2010 Source: Borrowed Overall: 4.5/5  THE CRIME It all started when Will mooned the girls’ school bus. It wasn’t his finest moment. And it’s the last time William Armstrong will sully the St. Andrew’s community, says Principal Waddlehead-er,(…)

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