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The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

With The Jumbies, Baptiste offers an original, fairytale-like twist on the classic Haitian folktale “The Magic Orange Tree” with a brave female protagonist and lyrical prose that both young people and adult readers of MG literature will love, especially if they like their fairytales with a creepy atmosphere. And in the diverse case of characters, which is reflected in the beautifully creepy cover designed by Vivienne To, and it’s clear that this book’s time has come. Read more →

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Whatever Life Throws At You by Julie Cross

From strong parental figures and a believable exploration of major league sports to a steamy romance, Whatever Life Throws At You won’t make you turn pages as quickly as Brody’s fast ball or Annie’s mile or two mile runs, but it’ll be pretty close. Add in the tension-filled plot twists included in the novel, and you’ll have a really good story featuring a diverse and intersectional love interest. Read more →

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Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Finders Keepers was one of my most anticipated reads of 2015 when I realized that Bill Hodges’ story would be a hardboiled fiction trilogy rather than a standalone novel. And it didn’t disappoint. In fact, King’s most recent detective novel solidified my long-standing belief that writers of popular, contemporary genre fiction can also be masters of metafictional prose who have an equal understanding of what it takes to be a great writer and a life-long reader. Read more →