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“Held”

Held by Edeet Ravel   Chloe Mills is living every high school student’s dream. She’s in Greece with her best friend in a summer volunteer program. She and Angie rarely argue, but after a disagreement with Angie, Chloe decides to … Continue reading

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Lockdown: Escape from Furnace, Book 1

Lockdown: Escape from Furnace, Book 1 by Alexander Gordon Smith Beneath heaven is hell. Beneath hell is Furnace.   So begins the Escape from Furnace series, now complete at five books. Lockdown is a great ‘guy read,’ full of injustice, … Continue reading

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“Rikers High”

Rikers High by Paul Volponi  The author’s note hooked me: “The overwhelming majority of incidents that occur in this book really happened. I witnessed them firsthand during the six years I worked as a teacher on Rikers Island. The fiction … Continue reading

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“Incarceron”

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher Incarceron is a vast prison—a varied landscape, created as an experiment in forever removing dangerous criminals from society, but generously placing them in an alternate world that meets all of their needs. Outside of Incarceron, no … Continue reading

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More new books in the Orca Soundings series 3

The Orca Soundings series books are really just books that are not connected to one another, but are all published by a company whose mission is to provide interesting books to teens who are improving their reading skills. I’ve enjoyed … Continue reading

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