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Review: You Say It First by Katie Cotugno

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Meg thought she had her life figured out. After high school, she and her best friend Emily are going to Cornell. She has a great boyfriend and she loves her job, where she calls people to help them register to vote.

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Review: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

The Voting Booth

Marva Sheridan has dreamed of voting in her first election since childhood. So when November 3 comes around, she cannot wait to cast her vote and make a difference. After all, she’s spent the entire summer educating and registering voters in her community. Duke Crenshaw, on the other hand, is ready to get this election over with so that he can vote and make it to his band’s first gig. 

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Review: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

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Jamie Goldberg is excited to volunteer for his local state senate candidate…as long as it’s behind the scenes. With his mom, sister, and grandma in deep planning mode for his sister’s upcoming bat mitzvah, the campaign becomes Jamie’s escape. Too bad he has a fear of speaking to strangers. Maya Rehman is having the worst Ramadan ever. She’s struggling with both family (her parents sprung their divorce one her) and friend (her one and only bestie is off for college soon) drama. Her mother thinks Maya’s summer blues can easily be fixed by canvassing for a local politician. If Maya shows a little initiative, her parents will buy her a car. Piece of cake, right?

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February 2020 Book Club: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

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The Book

Yes No Maybe So will be released February 4, 2020.

Why did we pick this book?

We were immediately hooked by the premise. We’re both politically active and love that Yes No Maybe So is about volunteering for your local candidate. We hope this book inspires political activism from our fellow Millennials and for the newly coming of age Gen Z.

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Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1)

Thou Shalt Kill

Welcome to the future. At a certain point in time, everyone will be immortal. No more diseases or tragedies because everyone can be brought back. Sound perfect?

Except, over-population leads to the creation of the Scythedom. Scythes are in charge of “gleaning” a certain amount of people to keep the population size in check. 

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