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24 Swoonworthy Romances

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by Janine Perez

If you ask anyone who knows me, they’ll tell you that I am a huge romantic (it’s even in my bio)! Though I’ll read any genre, I really prefer that every book I read have some type of romance in it. I love seeing the grand gestures of romance, and the cute little interactions between characters. I relish seeing sparks fly in […]

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7 Books with Brainy Ladies in STEM

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by Julie Jarema

Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) have historically been underrepresented, but the spotlight is finally starting to shift to highlight awesome ladies doing cool things, from nuclear physics to robotics and beyond! Get inspired by these YA girls who are interested in science, math, technology, and changing the world. I hope to see this […]

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Like Pretty Little Liars? Try This!

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by Jill Hacking

Like this?   Try this! Bad Girls with Perfect Faces by Lynn Weingarten Why? Pretty Little Liars, or PLL as those of us who have spent the last seven years of their lives with it call it, is excellent at one thing: pulling you the heck into the mystery and never letting go. What starts […]

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6 Books for the John Green Fan

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by Jainita Patel

If you like Turtles All the Way Down…. ….. try Obsessed by Allison Britz Similar elements: mind health, narrative style It’s no secret that Turtles All the Way Down deals with OCD and anxiety in a way that is all too real. Another book that’s similar to this is Obsessed by Allison Britz. Both protagonists […]

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9 Great Survival Novels

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by Jill Hacking

If there’s one thing I love a ridiculous amount, it’s survival stories—whether that be surviving post-apocalyptic zombies or surviving the elements on a wilderness adventure gone awry. There’s something really compelling about the human will to survive against insane obstacles. It’s especially nice to experience this ultimate sense of danger from the safety of my […]

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Start a Series You’ll Love!

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by Janine Perez

If you’re anything like me, you’re someone who loves really diving into new worlds and characters. In my opinion, the most appealing thing about starting a new series is knowing that there’s so much to come and so much to learn. I love knowing that I’m going to have time to get to know and […]

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The Best Sequels of 2017

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by Casey Nugent

2017 was a great year for books, and it was a particularly great year for sequels. So many of my favorite books from the past few years had equally stunning companions that came out this year! I love returning to the worlds of my favorite characters and watching them embark on new adventures. I’ve rounded […]

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Books about Tough Stuff

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by Jill Hacking

One of the great things about books is how they help us understand each other, especially people who are different from us. Characters in hard situations help us have empathy for each other, and help us process our own difficult situations. In these really violent and scary times, there is real power in being a […]

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Covers That Give Us Heart Eyes

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by Nicole Fiorica

We’ve been told since we were kids that we shouldn’t judge books by their covers. And maybe that’s true. But I’m the sort of book lover who drags my begrudging friends through a bookstore just so I can pick up my favorite book (that I already own) and shove the cover into their faces and […]

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Dystopias & “Utopias” to Remember

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by Janine Perez

Sometimes when real life gets tough, it’s fun to escape into a different world through a book. It’s nice to concentrate on other people’s problems once in a while. Here are some worlds to escape to that will leave you feeling like our real world isn’t quite so bad after all. This Mortal Coil by Emily […]

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