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Book Review: Love is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson

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Love Is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:   Arthur A. Levine Books


Summary:   Emily Bird was raised not to ask questions. She has perfect hair, the perfect boyfriend, and a perfect Ivy-League future. But a chance meeting with Roosevelt David, a homeland security agent, at a party for Washington DC's elite leads to Bird waking up in a hospital, days later, with no...

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Book Review: Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

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Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Little Brown Books for Young Readers


Summary:   Noemi Vidal is a teen soldier from the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth that's now at war for its independence. The humans of Genesis have fought Earth's robotic "mech" armies for decades with no end in sight. 

After a surprise attack, Noemi finds herself stranded in space on an...

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Book Review: The Thousandth Floor (The Thousandth Floor #1) by Katharine McGee

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The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publisher: HarperCollins
Summary:  New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible—if you want it enough.

Welcome to Manhattan, 2118.

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Book Review: Take the Fall by Emily Hainsworth

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Take The Fall by Emily Hainsworth
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publisher: Blazer + Bray
Summary: Fear grips the residents of Hidden Falls the night Sonia Feldman and her best friend, Gretchen Meyer, are attacked in the woods. Sonia was lucky to escape with her life, but Gretchen’s body is discovered at the bottom of a waterfall. Beautiful, popular, and seemingly untouchable, Gretchen can’t be gone. Even...

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Book Review: Red Queen (Red Queen #1) by Victoria Aveyard

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Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Summary: The poverty stricken Reds are commoners, living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers.

To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from The Stilts, it looks like nothing will ever change.

Mare finds herself working in the Silver Palace, at the centre of
those she hates the most. She quickly discovers that, despite...

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