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Book Title:
Piecing Me Together
Book Author:
Renée Watson
Publishing Date:
February 14th, 2017
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Date Read:
February 19th, 2017
Source:
I received a copy from the publisher - Thank you!

Synopsis

A timely and powerful story about a teen girl from a poor neighborhood striving for success, from acclaimed author Renée Watson.

Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother says she has to take every opportunity. She has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some opportunities feel more demeaning than helpful. Like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for “at-risk” girls. Except really, it’s for black girls. From “bad” neighborhoods.

But Jade doesn’t need support. And just because her mentor is black doesn’t mean she understands Jade. And maybe there are some things Jade could show these successful women about the real world and finding ways to make a real difference.

Friendships, race, privilege, identity—this compelling and thoughtful story explores the issues young women face.

My Review

Before I started reading this book, I knew it was going to be powerful, but nothing prepared me for just how powerful and important that this novel is.  This is one of those books that I think should be mandatory … Continue reading

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Beautiful Broken Girls Author: Kim Savage Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Release Date: February 21st 20 Synopsis: Mira and Francesca Cillo—beautiful, overprotected, odd—seemed untouchable. But Ben touched seven parts of Mira: her palm, hair, chest, cheek, lips, throat, and … Continue reading

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Title: Love and First Sight Author: Josh Sundquist Pub. Date:January 3, 2017 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages: 281 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads Synopsis: Love is more than meets the eye. On his first day at a new school, … Continue reading

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We Are Okay Author: Nina LaCour Publication Date: February 14th, 2017 Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Synopsis: Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about … Continue reading

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Lifers Author: M.A. Griffin Publication Date: January 31st, 2017 Publisher: Chicken House (Scholastic) Pages: 288 Format: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobook Find It: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads Synopsis: Fear haunts the streets of Preston’s city: a girl has disappeared. Preston is drawn … Continue reading

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Hi guys! Valentine’s Day is coming up! While I have to say that I spent my entire high school career more or less hating the holiday because I never had anyone special to share it with, it holds a special … Continue reading

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Life in a Fishbowl Author: Len Vlahos Publication Date: January 3rd, 2017 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Synopsis: In this hilarious and gut-wrenching story from Morris finalist Len Vlahos, a teen sabotages the reality show that has become her life. Fifteen-year-old … Continue reading

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Lock & Mori: Mind Games Series: Lock & Mori, # 2 Author: Heather W. Petty Publication Date: December 6th, 2016 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Synopsis: Sherlock Holmes and Miss James “Mori” Moriarty may have closed their first case, but the … Continue reading

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Double Eclipse Author: Melissa de la Cruz Series: Summers on East End, #2 Publication Date: November 8th, 2016 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Synopsis: The sultry sequel to Triple Moon from #1 New York Times bestselling author … Continue reading

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Flashfall Author: Jenny Moyer Publication Date: November 15th, 2016 Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Synopsis:Orion is a Subpar, expected to mine the tunnels of Outpost Five, near the deadly flash curtain. For generations, her people have chased cirium — … Continue reading

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