Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin

This book was beautifully written. It's written like a collection of poetry, with different poems from different character's perspectives, and I loved how that made the reader focus more on the characters' emotional & mental state, rather than trying to line up what part of the story we were at.

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Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

I had heard so many good things about this series from people who I really trust, so my expectations were pretty high going in. This, as it turns out, was a mistake. I was promised rich politics, morally grey characters, blindsiding betrayal, and fascinating magic. I expected strong worldbuilding and intriguing characters. I got none of the above.

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket Division 2 and 3 Received: Library Publication Date: September 30, 1999 Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. 4 out of 5 stars The Blurb: The Baudelaire children are kind, clever, creative, and intelligent - but that doesn't mean that bad things will not happen to them. And although they have many amazing …

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Salt To The Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys Division 3 and up Received: Library Publication Date: February 2, 2016 Publisher: Philomel Books 5 out of 5 stars The Blurb: In the winter of 1945, thousands of refugees travel through East Prussia to the coast of the Baltic Sea, in the hopes that they will be able …

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Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times by Emma Trevayne

Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times by Emma Trevayne Divison 2 and 3 Received: Purchased Publication Date: May 13, 2014 Publisher: Simon & Schuster 4 out of 5 stars The Blurb: When Jack finds himself on the other side of a magical doorway, he thinks that it is all quite wonderful. At home, his mother …

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