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December 2015 YA Book Deals

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Whaaaat – Legacy of Kings, Dorothy Must Die and Magonia are all YA Kindle ebooks on sale right now!! YA At All Costs YA at all costs is a Read.Breathe.Relax. original feature that lists the latest young adult Kindle book ...

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Top Ten Books I Recently Added To My To-Be-Read List

Top Ten Books I Recently Added To My To-Be-Read List

Before I start this list (prompt from The Broke and the Bookish), you should know that I have a SERIOUS TBR pile problem. It’s 927 books strong, and it’s not a pretty. So, just because I add books to my ...

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Book Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer

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I zoomed through reading Cress. I can't. I just can't. This book, you guys......

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Top Ten Books I'd Recommend To People Who Are Science Fiction Shy

cinder by marissa meyer

I have fallen in love with sci-fi books, and it's funny because they used to totally put me off. Ever since I read this weird half-unicorn girl book (SO WEIRD), I stayed away from it for so long.

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Book Review: These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

These Broken Stars is beautiful. From the writing to the adventure to the characters, this book is a true standout of the year.

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Book Review: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

With it's unique writing style and voice, Unravel Me had a lot to live up to. I loved Shatter Me and was expecting a lot from this anticipated sequel.

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Book Review: Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

Pretties was a little less exciting than Uglies but still incorporated the same sense of excitement and amazing pranking. Plus the messages about beauty and image are lasting.

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Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

I'd been wanting to read Scott Westerfield's Uglies series for awhile and finally found the time too. Despite being published many years before the dystopia craze, the science fiction aspect of the novel combined with Westerfield's storytelling makes it a true front runner in the genre.

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Book Review: Beta by Rachel Cohn

Reading Beta was like waking up - a slow, growing consciousness of the world around you. It gripped me and wouldn't let go!

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Best Young Adult Science Fiction Books for Beginners

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If you've never read a young adult science fiction book, jumping in can be intimidating. Science fiction is a huge genre, and - if you're like me - you don't want to get stuck with some weirdo book about half-unicorn girls in space (which really happened to me).

Fortunately the folks at io9 came up with a guide to help us figure out Where to Start with Young Adult Science Fiction. They list a ton of classics for YA sci-fi newbies, which is definitely a good place to start. I've also added in my own list of more recent books too.

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