Emma Carbone

Emma Carbone is a librarian in Brooklyn. She has been blogging about books since 2007 at Miss Print. When she isn’t reading, you can find her baking, crocheting, or exploring local museums.


11 entries by Emma Carbone

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The Heartbreak Bakery

By A.R. Capetta

An agender teen’s delicious Breakup Brownies accidentally work too well.

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Baby & Solo

By Lisabeth Posthuma

A likable, “almost Normal” teen finds camaraderie in a 1990s video store.

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All Our Hidden Gifts

By Caroline O’Donoghue

Did a mysterious tarot card prompt the disappearance of an Irish teen’s former friend?

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Amber & Clay

By Laura Amy Schlitz

The gods direct the action in this story-in-verse about two very different children thrown together in ancient Greece.

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The Scapegracers

By Hannah Abigail Clarke

This smart, feminist Halloween tale would make a great read any time of year.

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Tigers, Not Daughters

By Samantha Mabry

Four sisters — three living, one dead — struggle to resist the men who repeatedly fail them.

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With the Fire on High

By Elizabeth Acevedo

A strong, independent teenage mom learns to ask for help when she needs it.

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The Vanishing Stair

By Maureen Johnson

There’s murder afoot at a quirky New England boarding school.

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You Are the Everything

By Karen Rivers

A wish to change everything comes true, in terrible fashion.

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A Room Away From the Wolves

By Nova Ren Suma

Inside a mysterious Manhattan boardinghouse, a flawed teen learns to embrace her truth.

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Tell Me No Lies

By Adele Griffin

The late 1980s come to life in this detail-rich tale of a teenager’s journey of self-discovery.