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Book Review

Fat Angie

by Mya Alexice

A sequel to Stonewall Book Award Winner "Fat Angie", e.E Charlton-Trujillo’s Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution finds Angie grappling with a new set of circumstances. Quick, compelling prose propels the often poignant narrative about one... Read More

Book Review

The Quiet You Carry

by Catherine Thureson

Nikki Barthelmess’s "The Quiet You Carry" is an honest, thoughtful story about a young woman coming to terms with a lifetime of abuse. Victoria’s life changed overnight. Her father threw her out of her house over what she chooses to... Read More

Book Review

All the Walls of Belfast

by Jeff Fleischer

At first, Sarah Carlson’s "All the Walls of Belfast" comes across as a solid variation of a meet-cute young adult romance, but Carlson’s story has even more going for it. The book and its two main characters grapple with the history... Read More

Book Review

The Next to Last Mistake

by Catherine Thureson

Amalie Jahn’s "The Next to Last Mistake" is an insightful story about love and friendship. Tess Goodwin is happy with her life as a farm girl in Iowa. She is content with her cows, her chess club, and most importantly, her best friend,... Read More

Book Review

The City of Veils

by Catherine Thureson

S. Usher Evans’s tight-woven fantasy "The City of Veils" focuses on a strong young woman who is determined to take care of her home and its people. When she was young, Brynna ran away from an arranged marriage. For years she has lived... Read More

Book Review

The Princess and the Fangirl

by Jaime Herndon

Ashley Poston is back with "The Princess and the Fangirl", another book set in the Geekerella universe of ExcelsiCon. Jessica Stone plays Princess Amara in Starfield, which has a huge fan following. When her character is killed off,... Read More

Book Review

The Good Life

by Kristine Morris

"The Good Life" is a thrilling young adult title about a kid who’s trying to figure out who he is in a hostile world. Fifteen-year-old Walker Morrison, with a bullet lodged in his shoulder and a broken ankle, is bleeding and about to... Read More

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