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About Trouble is a Friend of Mine

Sherlock meets Veronica Mars meets Riverdale in this romance where the leading man is decidedly unromantic, and crime novel where catching the crook isn’t the only hook.

     Of course Zoe Webster didn’t like Philip Digby when she first met him. No one does! He’s rude and he treats her like a book he’s already read and knows the ending to. But Zoe is new in town and her options for friends are . . . limited. And before she knows it, Digby–annoying, brilliant, and somehow attractive?–has dragged her into a series of hilarious and dangerous situations all related to the investigation of a missing local teen girl. When it comes to Digby, Zoe just can’t say no. But is Digby’s manic quest really worth all the trouble he’s getting Zoe into?

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9 Books to Help You Recover from Veronica Mars Season 4

THIS IS A SPOILER ALERT. VERONICA MARS SEASON 4 SPOILERS BELOW. BE WARNED. SPOILERS.  We’re absolutely not over what happened at the end of Veronica Mars season 4. Honestly, we’re never going to be over what happened at the end of season 4. We’re going to weep every single time we hear “I Hear the … Continued
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12 YA Boys You Wouldn’t Mind Being Stranded on a Deserted Island With

Ok, so no one really *wants* to be stranded on a deserted island, but if you’ve got no other choice, wouldn’t it be nice to have some company? And by company, we mean a super hot guy to sit by your side, help you gather firewood, build a raft, you know, whatever it is that you … Continued
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8 Great Series Finishing in the First Half of 2018

As readers, we know that sometimes there’s nothing more frustrating than discovering an amazing series, only to realize that you have months (or worse, years!) to wait before the next book. To help you out with that, we’re rounding up 8 series that will be complete by June 2018, in chronological order, noting the number of books … Continued
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Book Recommendations for every Crazy Rich Asians movie character

It’s been the box office smash of the late summer and we can’t get enough of Crazy Rich Asians either! Of course, we’re fans of anything based on a good book series, but what if your favorite characters need a book recommendation? And a YA book rec at that? Like Rachel figuring out her way in … Continued
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Let Us Tell You About TROUBLE IS A FRIEND OF MINE

There are books you love and then there are books that you NEED EVERYBODY ELSE TO READ IMMEDIATELY. The books that you try to work into conversations during parties or press into people’s hands before they can finish saying “What should I read next?”   For us, Trouble is a Friend of Mine is one … Continued
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Romances We Can’t Wait to Continue This Year

This year is looking good already because we can FINALLY continue some of our favorite romances. From Amani and Jin to Hideo and Emika, we can wait to see what’s in store for our favorite literary lovebirds.   Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz If you’ve seen Hamilton (or listened to … Continued
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Three reads perfect for the ladies of The Bold Type

If you haven’t been watching Freeform’s The Bold Type, then you are missing out! Three young women at the beginning of their careers taking on the workforce, New York city, life and love drama. Basically, it’s our JAM! The leading trio definitely have a WHOLE lot of personality so we picked three great reads for … Continued
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Books by Women of Color that You Need to Read This Year

If 2017 was the year of the woman, in 2018 women are keeping that momentum going and taking the world by storm. If the Golden Globes were any indication, women are finally (and rightfully) demanding to have their voices heard. And while we continue to show support from a social and political standpoint, we are also making … Continued
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8 Books To Read If You Can’t Get Enough Riverdale

Last night was a sad night for TV. Riverdale, the addictive drama based on the Archie comics, just had its season finale. But never fear–we’ve got a few books to tide you over while you wait for season three!   If you can’t get enough of retellings… Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh   If … Continued
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Ocean’s 8: The YA Cast

The Ocean’s 8 trailer dropped today and we can’t. stop. watching. it. Unfortunately we have to wait until next June to see it, but that doesn’t mean we’re just going to sit over here stamping our feet like Veruca Salt. What are we doing? Assembling a crime team made up entirely of our favorite YA … Continued
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