The #MeToo Movement by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
This book explores how the ever-growing #MeToo Movement has already made an impact on our society. Including short biographies of important figures within the movement, a variety of essays, and sections devoted to notable milestones, The #MeToo Movement provides valuable information and insight on an important issue in our time.
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The Cursed Sea by Lauren DeStefano
This is the second book in The Glass Spare series. Banished princess, Wilhemina Heidle, is presumed dead by all who love her. In order to save a cursed prince, Wil must journey back home to face not only her own demons, but her irrational older brother who is now king and waging a deadly war.
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On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
The bestselling author of The Hate U Give brings a story of a sixteen-year-old aspiring rapper, Bri, who longs to see the world beyond her own neighborhood. Daughter of a dead underground rap legend and a now single mother, Bri’s rap dreams are more important than ever. Her mother has lost her job and the bills keep on coming. If Bri and her family want to keep a roof over their head, Bri has to make it big.
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Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus
The author of One of Us Is Lying is back with another chilling mystery. Small town Echo Ridge seems to be cursed: Ellery’s aunt went missing there at seventeen and five years ago a homecoming queen was murdered. When Ellery is forced to move there, she can only imagine what will happen next. An anonymous source threatens this year’s homecoming, and as if to hint at what’s to come, another girl goes missing. What secrets are the people of Echo Ridge hiding?
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After the son of a Baptist preacher is outed to his parents, Jared Eamons is forced to attend a church-support gay conversion therapy program. Based on Garrard Conley’s memoir of the same name, “Boy Erased” has been widely praised and earned two Golden Globe nominations.
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When two boys come across an unpublished Goosebumps manuscript, they never imagined that the book would be magic. What at first appeared to be a simple book has now turned into a cursed object that has brought monsters to life, including a ventriloquist’s dummy.
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Starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman, this action thriller based on the novel Firing Point follows an unorthodox submarine captain who teams up with a group of Navy SEALs in order to rescue the kidnapped Russian president.
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Part biography, part psychological thriller, “Lizzie” tells the story of Lizzie Borden, who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother in 1892 with an axe. This gripping, spine-tingling film stars Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny.
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Kate Foley also blogs at themagicviolinist.blogspot.com.