Tag Archives: YA Lit

Mackenzi Lee Instagram Q&A

My goodness, it has been awhile! Welcome to 2019, dear readers! To start us off in the new year, I thought I would introduce you to one of our new part-time reference assistants, Chelsea! Chelsea has, of course, been recently … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Best of 2017 !

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Anna’s Best of 2017!

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis About- Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged … Continue reading

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I am Princess X by Cherie Priest

 I am Princess X by Cherie Priest About: Best friends, big fans, a mysterious webcomic, and a long-lost girl collide in this riveting novel illustrated throughout with comics. Once upon a time, two best friends created a princess together. Libby drew … Continue reading

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