Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis [Book Review]

Let me preface this post with a little description as to why this review is different. I currently review for School Library Journal and I wanted to practice writing reviews in their style before I submitted my initial application. This review is in the style as I would do it for them.

Also, Camille DeAngelis is one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE authors and I am so grateful for this advanced copy that she sent me! If you have not read her books, I highly recommend that you do! This one won an Alex Award, which are awarded to adult fiction novels that would appeal to teens.

Hope you all enjoy!

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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline – 2016 Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee [Book Review]

I read Orphan Train this past spring before it was nominated for a Lincoln Award, and I can see why it was chosen! Orphan Train is an adult novel that appeals to young adults, but unfortunately has not won an Alex Award. What is an Alex Award you may ask? It is an adult novel that appeals to teens, there are quite a few winners each year, but more on that later! Orphan Train is the story of two seemingly very different women that have quite a surprising connection…

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