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Throwback Time: Once Upon A Kiss

Robin Palmer - Once Upon A Kiss Expected publication : January 5, 2016 by Speak Pages : 304 Genres : Contemporary, Science Fiction, Young Adult Find on : Amazon , Goodreads , Book Depository Rating: 4.5/5 So much has happened since 1986, and Zoe Brenner is about to find out just how much. From the author of the book that inspired the Disney original movie Geek Charming! It's 1986 and sixteen-year-old Zoe Brenner's world revolves around Depeche Mode, Judd Nelson, exercise-obsessed parents, and her best friend Jonah. Then one day, in a freak Fun-Dip choking accident, Zoe falls unconscious, and awakes in the year 2016. So much has changed, and Zoe needs Jonah to help her make sense of it all. But in this life, Zoe is the most popular girl in school, and she soon realizes this Zoe doesn't associate with nerds like Jonah. As Zoe juggles new technology, attempts to hide her enthusiasm for poet blouses, and manages to keep her super jock boyfriend at bay, she tries

Waiting on Wednesday: The Square Root of Summer

Review: Blackhearts

Nicole Castroman - Blackhearts Expected publication : February 9, 2016 by Simon Pulse Pages : 384 Genres : Historical Fiction, Retellings, Young Adult Find on : Amazon , Goodreads , Book Depository Rating : 4/5 Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything. Edward "Teach" Drummond, son of one of Bristol's richest merchants, has just returned Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything. Edward "Teach" Drummond, son of one of Bristol's richest merchants, has just returned from

Waiting On Wednesday: Two Summers

Review: How To Disappear

Ann Redisch Stampler -  How To Disappear Expected publication : June 14, 2016 by Simon Pulse Pages : 416 Genres : Contemporary, Thriller, Young Adult Find on : Amazon , Book Depository , Goodreads Rating : 2/5 This electric cross-country thriller follows the game of cat and mouse between a girl on the run from a murder she witnessed—or committed? —and the boy who's sent to kill her. Nicolette Holland is the girl everyone likes. Up for adventure. Loyal to a fault. And she's pretty sure she can get away with anything...until a young woman is brutally murdered in the woods near Nicolette's house. Which is why she has to disappear. Jack Manx has always been the stand-up guy with the killer last name. But straight A's and athletic trophies can't make people forget that his father was a hit man and his brother is doing time for armed assault. Just when Jack is about to graduate from his Las Vegas high school and head east for college, his brother pulls him i