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YA Book Club – December Book Announcement

Normally we wouldn't have a book for December as the month is so busy, however, 2020 being what it is, we decided to continue, as we did over the summer. Please read along with us in December! Pax by Sara Pennypackerand illustrated by Jon Klassen Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued… Continue reading YA Book Club – December Book Announcement

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Book Club Review: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn't like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . . and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend is even a ghost. So things are already pretty strange. But they're about… Continue reading Book Club Review: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

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YA Book Club – November Book Announcement

Please read along with us in November! The Library of Ever by Zeno Alexander With her parents off traveling the globe, Lenora is bored, bored, bored―until she discovers a secret doorway into the ultimate library. Mazelike and reality-bending, the library contains all the universe’s wisdom. Every book ever written, and every fact ever known, can… Continue reading YA Book Club – November Book Announcement

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Book Club Review: Nevers by Sara Cassidy

Resourceful fourteen-year-old Odette is on the move again, traveling as a stowaway on a cheese cart with her hapless mother, Anneline. They are in Burgundy, France, in 1799, fleeing yet another calamity caused by Anneline (who is prone to killing people accidentally). At dawn they find themselves in a town called Nevers, which is filled… Continue reading Book Club Review: Nevers by Sara Cassidy

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YA Book Club – October Book Announcement

Please read along with us in October! City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn't like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . . and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend… Continue reading YA Book Club – October Book Announcement

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Book Club Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

“Tell no one what I’ve given you.” Until he got that cryptic warning, Christopher Rowe was happy, learning how to solve complex codes and puzzles and creating powerful medicines, potions, and weapons as an apprentice to Master Benedict Blackthorn—with maybe an explosion or two along the way. But when a mysterious cult begins to prey… Continue reading Book Club Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

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YA Book Club – September Book Announcement

Please read along with us in September! Nevers by Sara Cassidy Resourceful fourteen-year-old Odette is on the move again, traveling as a stowaway on a cheese cart with her hapless mother, Anneline. They are in Burgundy, France, in 1799, fleeing yet another calamity caused by Anneline (who is prone to killing people accidentally). At dawn… Continue reading YA Book Club – September Book Announcement

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Book Club Review: The Absence of Sparrows by Kurt Kirchmeier

Stranger Things meets The Stand in this haunting coming-of-age novel about a plague that brings the world to a halt -- and the boy who believes that his town's missing sparrows can save his family. In the small town of Griever's Mill, eleven-year-old Ben Cameron is expecting to finish off his summer of relaxing and bird-watching without a… Continue reading Book Club Review: The Absence of Sparrows by Kurt Kirchmeier

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YA Book Club – August Book Announcement

We don't normally meet during the summer months of July or August. However, as this year is so different and most of us are not traveling this summer, we decided to continue with our book club! Please read along with us. The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands “Tell no one what I’ve given you.” Until… Continue reading YA Book Club – August Book Announcement

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Book Club Review: My Long List of Impossible Things by Michelle Barker

The arrival of the Soviet Army in Germany at the end of World War II sends sixteen-year-old Katja and her family into turmoil. The fighting has stopped, but German society is in collapse, resulting in tremendous hardship. With their father gone and few resources available to them, Katja and her sister are forced to flee… Continue reading Book Club Review: My Long List of Impossible Things by Michelle Barker