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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Book Teaser

“TO YOU, PERCEPTIVE READER, I BEQUEATH MY HISTORY…” Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to “My dear and unfortunate successor,” and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of – a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past…
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Etiquette & Espionage Book Summary

Title: Etiquette & Espionage Author: Gail Carriger Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages:  320 ISBN: 978-0316190084  Etiquette & Espionage Book Summary It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old…
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REVIEW: Maggie’s Chopsticks by Alan Woo

Title: Maggie’s Chopsticks Author: Alan Woo Illustrator: Isabelle Malefant ISBN: 9781554536191 Synopsis: (Taken from GoodReads.com)Poor Maggie struggles to master her chopsticks — it seems nearly everyone around the dinner table has something to say about the “right” way to hold them! But when Father reminds her not to worry about everyone else,…
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Scarlet by Marissa Meyer Book Summary

Title: Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles #2) Author: Marissa Meyer Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Pages: 464 ISBN: 978-0312642969 Scarlet Book Summary Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She’s trying to break out of prison–even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the…
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The Whole Stupid Way We Are by N. Griffin Book Summary

Title: The Whole Stupid Way We Are Author: N. Griffin Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Pages: 368 ISBN: 978-1442431553 The Whole Stupid Way We Are Book Summary What happens when everything you’ve got to give isn’t enough to save someone you love? It’s Maine. It’s winter. And it’s FREEZING STINKIN’ COLD! Dinah is wildly worried about her…
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