Tag Archives: believing in yourself

Click Here to Start (2016)

Rating: 4.2 stars Escape rooms meets secret family historical mystery (emphasis on the mystery, less on the history). Ted’s an online escape room pro. He plays the games all the time, and has a knack for figuring out the right … Continue reading

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Lost and Found by Katrina Leno (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Louis and Frances are internet friends who meet on a support group website. Louis is struggling with feeling at fault for an accident that lost his sister her legs. Frances is coming to terms with the fact … Continue reading

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Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

3.7 Stars. Leah Westfeld, a 17 year old girl living on the frontier in 1849, Georgia, has a gift. She can sense the presence of gold around her. She has done well to keep her ability a secret, but after … Continue reading

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The Inside of Out by Jenn Marie Thorne (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Daisy wants to be the ultimate supportive best friend to Hannah when she comes out as a lesbian right before junior year. Daisy quickly takes up the LGBTQIA cause and pleads to the school council to get … Continue reading

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Pax by Sara Pennypacker (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. The story centres around Peter (a young boy) and Pax (a fox raised by Peter as a pet). After a difficult separation, Peter works to try and get Pax back. This was an adorable tale and I … Continue reading

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Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes (2016)

Rating: 4.2 Stars. Maguire, a 16 year old truly believes that she is cursed, as she meticulously tracks all the horrible things that happen to those around her. Her fears stem from a crash that killed her uncle, father and … Continue reading

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Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Ramie Clarke is a 10 year old with a plan to try and get her father. She believes she has to win the Little Miss Centra Florida Tire competition to get her picture in the paper so … Continue reading

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