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Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern Book Review (non-spoiler)

Rating: 4/5

Publisher: Harper Teen

Publishing Date: 2014

Genre: Y.A Contemporary Romance

As far as young adult contemporary novels go, this is one of the best I’ve read so far.

I, by having two siblings with physical conditions similar to those of Amy, could relate in some of the points the author tried to make.

First, most people that say “hi” or stop by to talk to you for a few seconds or assist you because you depend on their help, aren’t really your friends. Secondly, it is true that kids feel reluctant to make friends with you because you are always in the company of an adult. Lastly, “normal” people can have issues, limitations and insecurities worse than those people that are actually diagnosed with a condition.

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The Dust of a 100 Dogs by A.S. King Book Review (non-spoiler)

Rating: 4.5/5 stars
Publisher: Flux
Published: February 8, 2009

How would you feel if you knew that in another lifetime you were a most wanted pirate woman, kicking ass all over the Caribbean. But now you were a hopeless American teenager dying to be eighteen to finally get away from your parents and go search for your three hundred year old buried treasure in Jamaica?

A.S. King had things to say and she found the perfect way to say them by making one of the best Y.A. books out in the market today.

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Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley Book Review (non-spoiler)

Rating: 5/5
Publisher: Atheneum
Date: 2011

This book was exactly what I wanted in a YA contemporary novel.

It’s the type of book that leaves you numb after reading it. That makes your chest ache with sadness, anger and anticipation. It makes you want to hurl the book against a wall, makes you want to cry out loud and skip towards the end to see what’s going to happen. Continue reading “Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley Book Review (non-spoiler)”