YA Memoirs

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This week Alice and Kim talk YA memoirs for your reading ease.

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Quick Mentions

Yay for YA Memoirs!

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser

Obsessed: A Memoir of My Life with OCD by Allison Britz

Reading Now

KIM: A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears) by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

ALICE: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo


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