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review: Love Hate & Other Filters

May 29, 2018

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title: Love Hate & Other Filters author: Samira Ahmed date: Soho Teen; January 2018 main character: Maya Aziz     17-year-old Maya is about to graduate high school. She’s actually a bit interested in the young man her parents totally approve of, but then, there’s Phil, the love of her life. Team Phil or Team […]

review: The Serpent’s Secret

May 18, 2018

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title: The Serpent’s Secret (Kiranmala and the Secret Kingdom series) author: Sayantani Dasgupta date: Scholastic, 2018 main character: Kiranmala   While Meghan Markle is able to become a princess only through marriage, Kiranmala really is a princess! Her parents have told her this all her life, but until events that you’ll have to read to […]

We The People Summer Reading List

May 17, 2018


Earlier this week, We The People released the fourth annual Summer Reading List. This year’s list was curated by Sujei Lugo, Alia Johnson, Lyn Miller-Lachmann, Dr. Laura Jimenez, Thaddeus Andrecki and Dr. Sonia Rodriguez. The list once again highlights select picture books, chapter books/early readers, middle grade books, young adult books and adult crossovers. A […]

May Releases

May 3, 2018

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All of This is True by Lygia Day Peñaflor (HarperTeen) In this gripping, genre-defying YA novel, four Long Island teens befriend a bestselling YA novelist, only to find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next book—with devastating consequences. Told as a series of interviews, journal entries, and even pages from the book […]