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Fantastic Recommends: WAKE

by Lisa McMann For ages: 14 and up Talk about nightmares. Seventeen-year-old Janie is pulled into other people’s dreams. Sounds cool, except the dreams are usually the powerful, anxiety-ridden kind, and they make Janie blackout where ever she happens to … Continue reading

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Are the Hunger Games Anti-War?

If you haven’t read all the Hunger Games books yet, go read them now! Seriously, they’re terrific. It should only take a few days to read them because once you start, you won’t be able to stop. Finish all three … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

by Ransom Riggs Jacob never believes his grandfather’s tales of murderous, multi-tongued monsters, until he sees one. Doubting his own sanity, Jacob traces his grandfather’s past back to a Welsh island and searches out the home for peculiar children where … Continue reading

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Top Ten YA Dystopian Novels

Did I mention I loved lists? The Librarian Who doesn’t say Shhh! has a good one: Top Ten YA Dystopian Novels.

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On bad books and bad reviews…

I find positive reviews more helpful than negative ones. You want to find a good book to read, right? Still, I will occasionally post bad reviews on here, but only of established writers. You should know whether it is worth … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

by Catherynne M. Valente A young girl named September is carried off to fairyland, where she quickly makes it her quest to save the  magical land from its tyrannical ruler. I wish I had written this book. It’s wonderful. The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Best Young Adult Fantasy Books Ever

I am starting off The Fantastic YA Book Review with a top ten list because 1. I like lists. They’re very handy. And, 2. my best-ever list will let you know where I am coming from when you read my … Continue reading

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