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May 12, 2019 NYT Bestsellers: Adult & Young Adult Hardcover

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Books, Critic's Corner, Personal, YA, Young Adult, Young Adult Fiction

Critic’s Corner: White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig

White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig My rating: 5 of 5 stars Release Date: April 24, 2018Genre: Mystery; Young Adult FictionRating: 5 out of 5What it's about:Rufus Holt is having a rough July 4th. First, the love of his young life, Sebastian, shows up out of nowhere, just five weeks after crushing Rufus's heart in a… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig

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Critic’s Corner: Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery by Mary Amato

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery by Mary Amato My rating: 3 of 5 stars Release Date: September 2018Genre: Humorous stories; Paranormal fictionRating: 3 out of 5What it's about:A newcomer arrives at Westminster Cemetery and shakes things up amongst the Dead. Of the 178 cemetery residents, only 10 arise regularly. One is 17-year-old Sam, who… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery by Mary Amato

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Critic’s Corner: The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth My rating: 4 of 5 stars Release Date: April 23, 2019Genre: Domestic Fiction; Psychological SuspenseRating: 4.5 out of 5What it's about:A woman's obsessive fears about how much she disappoints her successful, pillar-of-the-community mother-in-law lead to a controversial disinheritance and a suspicious suicide. Lucy and Oliver have to deal with the… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

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Critic’s Corner: The Lost by Natasha Preston

The Lost by Natasha Preston My rating: 4 of 5 stars What it's about:In the small town of Aurora, teens go missing all the time. But when one of Piper and Hazel's classmates disappears, they become determined to find out the truth of what happened to her.While investigating, they meet three handsome and rich grad… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: The Lost by Natasha Preston

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Critic’s Corner: The Chef by James Patterson & Max DiLallo

The Chef by James Patterson My rating: 4 of 5 stars What it's about:Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: The Chef by James Patterson & Max DiLallo

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Critic’s Corner: Dead is a State of Mind (Dead Is, #2) by Marlene Perez

Dead Is a State of Mind by Marlene Perez My rating: 5 of 5 stars Having read the first book, I knew the book would be cheesy and campy. But that's why I love it! It's like what Twilight was but takes itself less serious. It was hella predictable, (view spoiler)[ how Daisy didn't realize… Continue reading Critic’s Corner: Dead is a State of Mind (Dead Is, #2) by Marlene Perez