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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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Bluescreen by Dan Wells (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars.  Marisa, a 17 year old hacker, lives in a futuristic world, where our brains are more closely tied to the internet than ever. She and her group of ‘Cherry Dogs’ as they call themselves, gamers and hackers … 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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Front Lines by Michael Grant (2016)

Rating: 4.2 Stars. An alternative history series that depicts what might have happened if women were permitted on the front lines. The tale is told from several female perspectives. Rainy, an intelligence officer, Frangie, a black medic in training, and … Continue reading

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Timber Creek Station By Ali Lewis (2016)

Rating: 3 stars. Danny is 13 and lives on a cattle station (Timber Creek Station) miles away from Alice Springs, Australia. In this story we get an up close and personal look of the family, their life on the cattle … Continue reading

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Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. The story is set at the turn of the century in San Francisco, the catastrophic earthquake looming in our minds. Mercy Wong, American by birth, but of Chinese descent, and at this time, that is all that … Continue reading

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The Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus (2010)

Rating: 3.9 stars. It’s 1841 and Japan is deep into their isolationism. A Japanese fishing boat sinks, only to be rescued by Americans. Fourteen year old Manjiro learns all he can about the new culture and is keen for the … Continue reading

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