Category Archives: Sourcebooks

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris is a historical fiction. The idea of the novel came from a real photograph the author found advertising children for sale. The ideas are all fictional within the book though with even moving the … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally

Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally is a fantastic book in the Hundred Oaks series. This is the 5th book I’ve read in the series. I love getting lost in the sporty world that Miranda Kenneally has created. I … Continue reading

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The Sky between You and Me by Catherine Alene

The Sky between You and Me by Catherine Alene is a novel written in verse begins with poems that evoke the richness of Rae’s life.   It is a story about a horse-loving girl who develops an eating disorder in order to become a … Continue reading

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A Country Between by Stephanie Saldaña

A Country Between:Making a Home Where Both Sides of Jerusalem Collide by Stephanie Saldana is a fascinating read of places and experiences most of us will never have. The author Stephanie, meets her to be husband Frédéric who was in his third and … Continue reading

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The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti flows naturally and without effort. The dialogue throughout this book really made the best part of the story. The main character is Hawthorn Creely who can at times be loveable and other … Continue reading

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Return to the Secret Garden by Holly Webb

Return to the Secret Garden by Holly Webb is a magical story. Webb has placed the sequel in 1939 which is effective as it presents a believable way to bring children back to Misselthwaite Hall with the same sense of abandonment, … Continue reading

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YA Review – Defending Taylor

I received an Advance Reader Copy from the publisher via NetGalley. About a year ago I discovered Miranda Kenneally. The first book I read was  Breathe, Annie, Breath and I immediately fell in love with her writing style and the … Continue reading

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