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Review: Sex and Violence

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Sex and Violence by Carrie Mesrobian. Carolrhoda LAB. 2013. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. Morris Award shortlist. The Plot: Evan Carter is at yet another school. He’s been to six schools since he was 13, traveling frequently because of his father’s job. At his latest boarding school he’s doing what he usually does. Not really [...]

Review: Catch and Release

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Catch & Release by Blythe Woolston. Carolrhoda Lab, an imprint of Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2012. Review copy from publisher. The Plot: Polly Furnas had her whole life planned out. The Plan: marry Bridger Morgan. College and a career and babies. Money saved from her part-time job and three (yes, three) [...]

Review: The Freak Observer

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The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston. Carolrhoda Lab. 2010. Reviewed from uncorrected proof from publisher. The Plot: Loa Lindgren has had a year of heartbreak and loss. Her younger sister died; one friend left town, another was killed in an accident. Her family is shattered first by the loss of a beloved child and next [...]