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The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374303235
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

More people need to read this book, especially other teens. Not only does this book explain who Sasha is and the impact of the crime on their life, it paints the whole picture of who Richard is beyond his criminal record.

The Lost Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492652267
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - March 26th, 2019

If you're looking for a good YA thriller, Natasha Preston has you covered. Her writing made the hair on the back of my neck stand up, but I still could not stop reading.

With the Fire on High Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062662835
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Published: HarperTeen - May 7th, 2019

I know, I just picked an Elizabeth Acevedo book last month. But the minute I saw she had another book, I had to read it. It was a great light read with characters I quickly fell in love with.

The Word Is Murder: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062676801
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

I am so happy I chose to read this. The carefully woven mystery kept me guessing the entire time, and by the end, my jaw was on the floor. If you are into mysteries, you have to read this book. Plus, there's a sequel that I can't wait to read—The Sentence Is Death.