Reasons to Read

Reasons to Read

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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6 Reasons to Read Tash Hearts Tolstoy!

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

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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5 Reasons to Read In a Perfect World

by Casey Nugent

I just finished reading In a Perfect World, the new Trish Doller novel, and I have to tell you guys that I am officially obsessed with this book. It tells the story of Caroline Kelly, an Ohio teenager who’s suddenly forced to relocate to Cairo, Egypt the summer before senior year when her mother gets […]

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5 Reasons to Read Alex Approximately!

by Jess Harold

Cuddling up with a beachy romance helps me forget the cold/windy/rainy weather outside. If you’re like me, desperate for warmth in literary form, give Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett a try! In this delightfully charming teen spin on You’ve Got Mail, the one guy Bailey Rydell can’t stand is actually the boy of her dreams—she just […]

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3 Reasons to Read The Way I Used to Be

by Jill Hacking

Over the past few years, rape culture has been highlighted and called out more and more in the media. It’s something that should demand awareness, and I’m glad to see it getting the attention it deserves. While books that deal with tough stuff have (thankfully) been around for a while, there has always been so much push back […]

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5 Reasons to Go Read Caraval Right Now

by Jill Hacking

Get ready to drop everything because there is a book you need to read right now, and it’s called Caraval by Stephanie Garber. Here’s why: 1. A Magical Contest I am a total sucker for any mysterious game/contest/heist scenario, and Caraval totally nails it. I haven’t been so absorbed in a magical atmosphere since The Night Circus, but […]

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