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All Together Now by Hope Larson
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Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech
Something to Say by Lisa Moore Ramée
Steeple by John Allison
Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami Garcia
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The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm
This Is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi
The Vanderbeekers Lost and Found by Karina Yan Glaser
The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert
Wayward Witch by Zoraida Córdova
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All Together Now: 10/22/20

All Together Now

All Together Now by Hope Larson is the sequel to All Summer Long (2018). Summer is over and Bina is enjoying writing songs for her band, comprised of BFFs Darcy and Enzo. But things change for the worse when Darcy and Enzo start dating.

Bina struggles to hold onto her creative drive once she's forced to go solo. She has some opportunities but they have tight deadlines and she's not in the right emotional headspace to produce.

The other thing in Bina's life is love. Rather, all her friends seem to be finding it. She's unprepared for when she feels herself crushing on someone. Can she balance new, awkward feelings, restore her friendships, and make new music?

Again it was fun to revisit neighborhoods I once lived in or visited on a regular basis. Larson's artwork makes every place recognizable which adds a level of enjoyment.

These two books are now listed together as the Eagle Rock series. I hope that means a third book is in the works.

Five stars

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