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Melissa Palmer
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Raising Kids Who Read
Book #16 Read in 2017 Raising Kids Who Read:  What Parents and Teachers Can Do by Daniel T. Willingham, PhD This is geared mostly towards getting preschool and elementary students excited about reading and really use a team approach between school and home ...

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My Husband's Wife
Book #15 Read in 2017 My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry This book, like Gone Girl, is full of unlikeable and flawed characters.  But like a train wreck, readers will not be able to stop reading it.  Lily and Ed get married.  Ed has feelings for a previous gir...

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The You I've Never Known
Book #14 Read in 2017 The You I've Never Known by Ellen Hopkins Hopkins has written another masterpiece.  In this book, mostly a verse novel with some journal parts, readers will find Ariel and her father.  She is a teenager who was abandoned by her mother ...

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Takedown Twenty
Book #13 Read in 2017 Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich In the 20th book in the Stephanie Plum series, Stephanie really has not improved as a bounty hunter.  She is on the hunt for a few fugitives, with varying degrees of success.  She is assisted by Lula,...

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Batgirl at Super Hero High
Book #12 Read in 2017 Batgirl at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee This is the third book in a young adult series featuring a different super hero in each book.  This book focuses on Batgirl and her beginning to train at Super Hero High.  This book had a good plo...

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Books Read in January 2017: 1.  Scythe (YA)  5/5 1st in series library book 2.  Fairest of All (YA)  4/5  1st in series library book 3.  The Beast Within (YA)  5/5  2nd in series library book 4.  Poor Unfortunate Soul (YA)  4/5  3rd in series  library book ...

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My Heart and Other Black Holes
Book #11 Read in 2017 My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Aysel is a depressed teenager who feels as if she would be better off committing suicide.  She surfs a suicide website and pairs up with FrozenRobot (a teenage boy named Roman) who is loo...

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Supergirl at Super Hero High
Book #10 Read in 2017 Supergirl at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee This is the second book in a cute series that would be perfect for middle school girls.  In this book, Supergirl heads to Super Hero High to learn how to control her powers.  She of course joins...

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Book #9 Read in 2017 The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan This is the sequel to Dash and Lily's Book of Dares and picks up roughly a year after that book ended.  Lily is dealing with some family stuff and feeling distant from D...

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Word of Mouse
Book #8 Read in 2017 Word of Mouse by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein This is a cute book, perfect for middle school readers.  #97 (Isaiah) is a mouse who becomes separated from his mouse family when they escape from a research lab.  He survives on hi...
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