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CJ Reviews After Alice by Gregory Maguire

Title: After Alice Author: Gregory Maguire Publication Date: October 27, 2015 Format: Electronic Advanced Reading Copy Rating: 3 stars When Alice toppled down the rabbit-hole 150 years ago, she found a Wonderland as rife with inconsistent rules and abrasive egos as the world she left behind. But what of that world? How did 1860s Oxford… Continue reading CJ Reviews After Alice by Gregory Maguire

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CJ Reviews We’ll Never Be Apart by Emiko Jean

Title: We'll Never Be Apart Author: Emiko Jean Publication Date: October 6, 2015 Format: Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 2.5 stars Murder. Fire. Revenge. That’s all seventeen-year-old Alice Monroe thinks about. Committed to a mental ward at Savage Isle, Alice is haunted by memories of the fire that killed her boyfriend, Jason. A blaze her twin sister… Continue reading CJ Reviews We’ll Never Be Apart by Emiko Jean

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CJ Reviews The Lost Girl by R.L. Stine

Title: The Lost Girl (A Fear Street Novel) Author: R.L. Stine Publication Date: September 29, 2015 Format: Electronic Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 3.5 stars When new girl Lizzy Palmer shows up at school, Michael becomes obsessed with her despite disapproval from his girlfriend, Pepper. After a snow mobile accident, things take a deadly turn when… Continue reading CJ Reviews The Lost Girl by R.L. Stine

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CJ Reviews Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Title: Saint Anything Author: Sarah Dessen Publication Date: May 5, 2015 Format: Advanced Reading Copy Rating: 3.75 Sydney has lived most of her life in the shadow of her troubled older brother. In and out of jail and rehab, Peyton has always received all the attention of their parents, leaving Sydney feeling invisible - until… Continue reading CJ Reviews Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

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CJ Reviews The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

Title: The Thing About Jellyfish Author: Ali Benjamin Publication Date: September 22, 2015 Format: Signed Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 4.5 stars Suzy's best friend Franny drowned on summer vacation, but Suzy had lost her months before that. When she's not able to accept her friend's cause of death, Suzy becomes convinced it had something to… Continue reading CJ Reviews The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

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CJ Reviews Shattered Blue by Lauren Bird Horowitz

Title: Shattered Blue Author: Lauren Bird Horowitz Publication Date: September 15, 2015 Format: Electronic Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 3.75 stars Everything in Noa's world has changed. Her older sister Isla is gone. Her mother has sealed herself off, consumed with grief and at school Noa has become the girl with the dead sister. Only Noa's three-year-old… Continue reading CJ Reviews Shattered Blue by Lauren Bird Horowitz