Reasons to Read

Reasons to Read

8 Reasons to Read You Are Here

by Danielle Finnegan

No summer truly is complete without a relaxing day (or multiple days) lounging by the pool or at the beach! As a proud Jersey girl, I’ve spent countless summer days relaxing on the beach for hours on end. If my friends and I ever had a day off from our summer jobs, the only place you’d be […]

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5 Reasons to Read Draw the Line

by Sarah Jane Abbott

As soon as I heard about Laurent Linn’s debut novel, I knew it was a must-read.  The main character Adrian is an artistic sci-fi geek with a superhero alter ego…sounds like my kind of guy. He mostly keeps to himself and lays low at his Texas High School, but when he witnesses a brutal hate […]

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6 Reasons to Read Saints & Misfits

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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