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Blog Tour: All Pets Allowed (Blackberry Farm #2) by Adele Griffin and LeUyen Pham

Released: August 2021Publisher: Algonquin Young ReadersPages: 192Rating: 4.5/5 New dog, no tricks! From the publisher: Becket Branch has one birthday wish—a dog! Dogs are outgoing and friendly, and they live life loud, just like Becket. Becket’s twin, Nicholas, wants a pet more like him—a peaceful, quiet indoor cat. When their parents take them to the shelter to choose a dog and a cat,… Continue reading Blog Tour: All Pets Allowed (Blackberry Farm #2) by Adele Griffin and LeUyen Pham

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Blog Tour: Twenty-Five to Life by R.W.W. Greene

Publisher: Angry Robot Released: August 2021 Pages: 400 Rating: 5/5 Life goes on for the billions left behind after the humanity-saving colony mission to Proxima Centauri leaves Earth orbit … but what’s the point? From the publisher:  Julie Riley is two years too young to get out from under her mother’s thumb, and what does… Continue reading Blog Tour: Twenty-Five to Life by R.W.W. Greene

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Blog Tour: Hooverville by Kayla Joy

Released: April 2021Pages: 250Rating: 4/5 Annaleise Winston can never seem to fit in with the Society Girls, the strict rules that govern them, or their selfish indulgence during the Great Depression. Behind closed doors, her publicly perfect new fiancé, Frank Alexander, is violent and dismissive, but without his financial security, Annaleise and her mother will… Continue reading Blog Tour: Hooverville by Kayla Joy

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Blog Tour: Space Taxis by A&H Frost

"A perfect blend of science fiction and alternate history"He's abducted by aliens to the planet Vost.He's saving up for his fare home.But he's got the small matter of a planetary apocalypse to deal with first...In 1977 a New York Cab driver Mike Redolfo is abducted by aliens after being mistaken for a renegade scientist. Meanwhile,… Continue reading Blog Tour: Space Taxis by A&H Frost

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Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Released: September 2018Publisher: Penguin Random HousePages: 304Rating: 5/5 The moving story of an orphan determined to know her own history and discovers the true meaning of family.  From the publisher: Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a… Continue reading Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

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Blog Tour: In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

Released: April 2019 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 320 Rating: 4/5 A powerful story of love, loyalty, fitting in—and speaking out. After her father’s death, Ruth Robb and her family transplant themselves in the summer of 1958 from New York City to Atlanta—the land of debutantes, sweet tea, and the Ku Klux Klan. In her… Continue reading Blog Tour: In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

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The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Wattpad Books Pages: 312 Rating: 5/5 There are some friends you never forget. From the publisher: It’s the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he’s sent to spend the summer with his aunt and… Continue reading The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen

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Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

Released: July 2020 Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Pages: 335 Rating: 4/5 Two murders. An abandoned asylum. Will a mysterious former patient help untangle the dark truth? From the publisher: The body of an elderly woman is been found in the grounds of a derelict asylum on the banks of the Thames. As Detective Lew Kirby… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

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Blog Tour: In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 272 Rating: 4/5 “A nuanced exploration of how to reconcile faith and identity. Melleby's clear, honest voice expertly captures the frustration, awkwardness, and fear of being vulnerable—as well as the potential rewards…This funny, tender, and heart-wrenching story will have readers calling for an encore.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred… Continue reading Blog Tour: In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby

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The Ghosts of Sherwood (The Robin Hood Stories #1) by Carrie Vaughn

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Macmillan-Tor/Forge Pages: 112 Rating: 4/5 Carrie Vaughn's The Ghosts of Sherwood revisits the Robin Hood legend with a story of the famed archer's children. From the publisher: Everything about Father is stories. Robin of Locksley and his one true love, Marian, are married. It has been close on two decades since they beat… Continue reading The Ghosts of Sherwood (The Robin Hood Stories #1) by Carrie Vaughn