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review: Love Hate & Other Filters

May 29, 2018

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title: Love Hate & Other Filters author: Samira Ahmed date: Soho Teen; January 2018 main character: Maya Aziz     17-year-old Maya is about to graduate high school. She’s actually a bit interested in the young man her parents totally approve of, but then, there’s Phil, the love of her life. Team Phil or Team […]

review: The Serpent’s Secret

May 18, 2018

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title: The Serpent’s Secret (Kiranmala and the Secret Kingdom series) author: Sayantani Dasgupta date: Scholastic, 2018 main character: Kiranmala   While Meghan Markle is able to become a princess only through marriage, Kiranmala really is a princess! Her parents have told her this all her life, but until events that you’ll have to read to […]

We The People Summer Reading List

May 17, 2018

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Earlier this week, We The People released the fourth annual Summer Reading List. This year’s list was curated by Sujei Lugo, Alia Johnson, Lyn Miller-Lachmann, Dr. Laura Jimenez, Thaddeus Andrecki and Dr. Sonia Rodriguez. The list once again highlights select picture books, chapter books/early readers, middle grade books, young adult books and adult crossovers. A […]

May Releases

May 3, 2018

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All of This is True by Lygia Day Peñaflor (HarperTeen) In this gripping, genre-defying YA novel, four Long Island teens befriend a bestselling YA novelist, only to find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next book—with devastating consequences. Told as a series of interviews, journal entries, and even pages from the book […]