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The Ultimate Guide To Spring 2020 YA Books For Your TBR

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The air is warming up and even if we’re in a world that looks unfamiliar, nature is doing what it’s meant to do this time of year: reemerging, reenergizing, and getting ready to bloom. In addition to nature, book season is also upon us, with a ton of amazing spring 2020 ya books to add to your TBR. Because of publishing shifting daily, some of the publication dates for the below books have changed. It is impossible to keep track of them all at this point, so if something interests you and it’s not publishing at the date listed, preorder the...

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Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read January–March 2020

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We asked our contributors to share the best book they read from January to March and there’s a lot of awesome books so reinforce your TBR shelf! We’ve got a juicy celebrity memoir, nonfiction that’ll stick with you, mythology, shmooching, horror, mystery and thriller, a delightful read, and much, much more. There are excellent book recommendations for so many reading tastes: some are old, some are new, and some aren’t even out yet—a future treat! And I Do Not Forgive You: Stories & Other Revenges by Amber Sparks I was predisposed to like this collection of short stories—Amber and I...

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20 Fresh Rhyming Picture Books for the Seussed Out Reader

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I am a preschool teacher and mom to a rising kindergartner. I have read a lot of Dr. Seuss books and I am officially Seussed out! I understand that The Cat in the Hat was groundbreaking when it was first published in 1957 and that it was a welcome relief from such books as the Dick and Jane series. Now that it is 2019, I cannot read about that cat, his hat, his things, or the rings he leaves in the bathtub anymore. Also, at 61 pages it is a long slog of a rhyming read, and most kids read it...

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