Reasons to Read

Reasons to Read

6 Reasons to Read Saints & Misfits

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by Casey Nugent

When I first heard about Saints and Misfits, the debut novel from SK Ali, I was super excited. It had one of those gripping descriptions that made me so curious to see what was inside: There are three kinds of people in my world: 1. Saints, those special people moving the world forward. Sometimes you […]

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5 Reasons to Read Boy

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by Danielle Finnegan

Coming of age stories have been around for centuries, and with good reason! They’re stories everyone can relate to (unless you were born an old man like Benjamin Button, but we can’t help you with that). Blake Nelson is somewhat of an expert on coming-of-age stories, having penned Girl, the cult classic from the 90’s, and now he’s […]

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5 Reasons to Read Lock & Mori

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by Danielle Finnegan

I’m a HUGE Sherlock Holmes fan and I mean HUGE. I’ve read the book by Arthur Conan Doyle, watched the BBC’s Sherlock, CBS’s Elementary, and I even have a small Sherlock Holmes collection of various items (my favorite is my Out of Print Sherlock Holmes shirt). When I found out there’s a Young Adult retelling of Sherlock Holmes called […]

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6 Reasons to Read Dangerous Girls

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by Sam Benson

I first read Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas when it was first released in 2013 and the story has stuck with me since then. It might be in part because I have a minor fear of being accused for a crime I didn’t commit (ok, no seriously this is a major fear of mine), but […]

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5 Reasons To Read One Cut

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by Casey Nugent

On May 22nd, 1995, sixteen-year-old Jimmy Farris and seventeen-year-old Mike McLoren were hanging out outside Mike’s backyard fort, when four boys hopped a fence and approached them. Within minutes a fight broke out — during which both Jimmy and Mike were stabbed, with Jimmy eventually dying of his wounds. The four boys who hopped the […]

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6 Reasons to Read Here Lies Daniel Tate

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by Janine Perez

If you haven’t started reading Here Lies Daniel Tate by Cristin Terrill, you aren’t living your best life now! Check out the book description, then let me explain exactly why this book is AMAZING! It seems too good to be true when Daniel Tate, missing since he was abducted from one of California’s most elite private […]

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7 Reasons to Read Love & Gelato

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by Janine Perez

There are two things that I love more than anything else when it comes to reading: romance and adventure. I love them so much, I literally put them in my bio. Why? Because romance is guaranteed to make me feel everything all at once: anticipation, wonder, anger (at the inevitable misunderstandings), and, of course, the heart bursting overload of happiness! Meanwhile, […]

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6 Reasons to Read Tash Hearts Tolstoy!

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by Casey Nugent

Now that the Riveted Summer of Love is in full swing, I think it’s safe to announce that I myself am in love…..with Kathryn Ormsbee’s Tash Hearts Tolstoy, my new favorite book! Tash Hearts Tolstoy was one of my most anticipated books of the season. I mean, the description sounded so fun: After a shout-out […]

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7 Reasons to Read When Dimple Met Rishi

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by Sam Benson

When Dimple Met Rishi, one of my most anticipated summer reads, finally released this week! It’s the charming story of two Indian-American teens whose parents conspire to set them up despite the fact that they couldn’t be more different. It’s adorable, funny, and basically everything you would ever want in a YA rom-com. If you’re not sold […]

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