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The Wrong Love By Kathryn Makris

He’s the only one she wants. Desperately in search of some light reading, this nonetheless turned out to be a weirdly timely choice: the issue of the economic interdependence of the U.S. and Mexico backgrounds this rather low-stakes teen romance. … Continue reading

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A Wild Heart By Dale Carlson

Jona was pure trouble… A Goodreads review tipped me off as to the reason for this book’s existence: as a “a high-interest, low-reading level title” it was presumably intended for remedial high school literacy programs. Which is why a far-fetched story … Continue reading

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When The Bough Breaks By Lois Duncan

Background: Lois Duncan is best known for her YA thrillers, which often involve a supernatural element, such as telepathy or psychic intuition, or witchcraft. However, her work from the late 1960s through the 70s also explicitly addresses how both the … Continue reading

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Working At Love By Judy Baer

If it were up to me, I’d be on my way to the beautician’s right this minute to copy the spikey, Billy Idol-inspired look of this week’s cover model onto my own head. Sadly, the amount of peroxide it would … Continue reading

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Swept Away #2: Woodstock Magic By Eileen Goudge

You know what I love? A YA romance series with a gimmick. You know what else I love? Terrible depictions of the 1960s: the 1999 NBC miniseries “The 60’s”, in which one family experiences every political and cultural event of … Continue reading

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