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Read Harder Challenge #23: Susanna’s Midnight Ride & Read Harder Challenge #24: Please Excuse this Poem

Posted about 5 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #23: A self-published book Alright folks, we’ve reached the end of our 2019 Read Harder Challenge and lucky for me the last two prompts were straightforward.  After having Libby […]
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YA Family Drama…Just in Time for the Holidays.

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Book Reviews
It’s no secret. For many, the holidays are associated with a time of stress and drama, particularly with family. It’s as if conflict and stress is part of the tradition. […]
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Read Harder Challenge #20: Writing Our Way Out, Read Harder Challenge #21: As the Crow Flies & Read Harder Challenge #22: Full Cicada Moon

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #20: A book written in prison First, a warning.  I know I’ve been writing about YA books for the Read Harder Challenge; however,  Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs From […]
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Read Harder Challenge #17: Girl Mogul, Read Harder Challenge #18: The Lost Coast & Read Harder Challenge #19: Hole in My Life

Posted about 8 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #17: A business book Girl Mogul, by Tiffany Pham (founder and CEO of Mogul), is a must read for all teen girls who are destined for greatness! In Girl Mogul, […]
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Read Harder Challenge #15: Zahrah the Windseeker & Read Harder Challenge #16: Josephine

Posted about 8 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #15: A book of mythology or folklore Zahrah the Windseeker, by Nnedi Okorafor, is a fantasy novel rooted in West African folklore.  Thirteen year-old Zahrah lives in northern Ooni […]
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Read Harder Challenge #13: Kids Like Us & Read Harder Challenge #14: A Study in Charlotte

Posted about 10 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #13: A book by or about someone that identifies as neurodiverse I was super pumped to complete this prompt.  Writing about characters who identify as neurodiverse is definitely trending […]
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Read Harder Challenge #11: Fruits Basket & Read Harder Challenge #12: Maus

Posted about 11 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #11: A book of manga Ok, try not to be too appalled by what you are about to read…this is my first time reading manga.  I know, I know.  […]
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Read Harder Challenge #10: A Translated Book and/or Translated by a Woman

Posted about 12 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Book Reviews
Ok, first things first.  I am way behind on this challenge.  I believe we are in week 25 of the year and I’m only on book 10.  That’s terrible!  I […]
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Read Harder Challenge #8: Meet Me at the Intersection & Read Harder Challenge #9: Lost in the Red Hills of Mars

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Book Reviews
Prompt #8: An #ownvoices book set in Oceania If you read my Read Harder planning post back in December, you know that I had planned to read a different book […]
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Read Harder Challenge #6: Ignite the Stars & Read Harder Challenge #7: The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Book Reviews
Prompt #6: A book by an AOC set in or about space Full disclosure:  I was dreading this particular prompt.  Scifi is probably my least favorite genre to read.  So, […]
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Jennifer Deuell

Jenn Deuell is the Young Adult Coordinator with Richmond Public Library. She is a native of Fredericksburg, VA but has lived in Richmond for long enough that she now considers it home. She loves all things YA and can usually be found curled up at home with a good book (rainy day or not). Her other hobbies include traveling and spending time with family, including her three rescued pit bulls.

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