Review: Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning

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Everything changes for Liv Rodinsky when she punches a member of the opposing team during a softball game. It doesn’t matter that the person she punched deserved it because Liv is suspended from her expensive private school. Unfortunately, that also means her scholarship is revoked. With no way to afford tuition (her mom is sick with cancer), Liv’s life changes indefinitely. 

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14 YA Romances to Read Before Valentine's Day

In honor of Valentine’s Day coming up, we’ve made a list of some of our favorite YA books with swoon-worthy romances! If you’ve been a reader of ours for a while, then you know romance is a must in our YA books. We’ve featured books that focus on different YA romance tropes. Let us know which books you’ve read (or plan to read) in the comments section below!

1. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series by Jenny Han

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Yes, we’ve mentioned this adorable series before, but we couldn’t resist giving it another shout out. Read the series again before the movie based off the the second book, P.S. I Still Love You, premieres on Netflix on February 12th. 

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Review: Truly, Devious Series by Maureen Johnson

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The Truly, Devious series by Maureen Johnson comprises three books: Truly, DeviousThe Vanishing Stair, and The Hand on the Wall. In honor of the third (and final *BRB SOBBING*) book’s release on January 21st, we thought we’d review the entire series for you. Trust us when we say that if you have not read this series, you are missing out! 

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February 2020 Book Club: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

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The Book

Yes No Maybe So will be released February 4, 2020.

Why did we pick this book?

We were immediately hooked by the premise. We’re both politically active and love that this book is about volunteering for your local candidate. We hope this book inspires political activism from our fellow Millennials and for the newly coming of age Gen Z.

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Around the World with YA

Want to travel the world? Us too! Unfortunately, we don’t always have the time or money. Reading can be the best escape to travel to far away lands. To help inspire your wanderlust, we came up with a list of YA books set in countries around the world. Did we miss any countries that you can think of a YA book for? We’ll update this list if we find others. Let us know your favorites in the comments and happy travels!

Afghanistan: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

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Set in the site of modern-day northwest Afghanistan known as Khorasan, this story is a reimagining of the classic Middle Eastern folk tales, Arabian Nights. Every night that Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a bride, they die. When Shahrzad volunteers to be his next bride, she realizes that Khalid is not the monster she imagined him to be.

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Author Interview: Lisa Maxwell

We had the chance to interview the fabulous Lisa Maxwell. She is the New York Times Best-Selling author of The Last Magician series. If you haven’t read this series, we highly recommend it. It’s full of both magic and history. Thanks, Lisa! We can’t wait to read more of your books!

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1.) When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? 

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