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Warcross Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399547966
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2017

Emika Chen lost her father and barely survived as a teen supporting herself. Working as a waitress, Emika takes on a second job as a bounty hunter and pursues a side hobby of computer hacking. When she accidentally hacks into one of the biggest Warcross games in the world, her life takes a dramatic turn for the better...and for the worse.

Emika looks up to Hideo Tanaka. Hideo created the game Warcross and offers Emika a chance to erase her debts along with the biggest bounty she’s ever encountered. She flies out to meet him and take the job of her life. What she doesn’t know will change her life, and what she does know might possibly end it.


Adultolescence Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501178320
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Published: Atria Books - September 19th, 2017

Adultolescence, by Gabbie Hanna, was funny and sarcastic. Not only did it make me laugh but it made me feel like I wasn't the only one going through the pain i was going through. This is a unique book that goes from the author knowing you, to you knowing the author on a personal level. I don't read poetry frequently but this was a good, funny, touching book.


Looking for Alaska Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142402511
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Published: Speak - December 28th, 2006

I'd heard from multiple people that Looking for Alaska was about literally searching for someone. Not knowing anything about this book, I thought it was Alaska that was going to be found. However, in the beginning Miles (a.k.a Pudge) is in search of his greater purpose. Not until later in the book did I realize that Miles was actually searching for himself and happened to just stumble across Alaska and fall in love. Most of this book, to me, was about Miles finding meaning in his life, and Alaska became a part of it in ways previously unimaginable to him.