Emma Carbone

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.


13 entries by Emma Carbone

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A Forgery of Roses

By Jessica S. Olson

A Forgery of Roses

A young artist must hide her resurrective gifts or risk exposure — or worse.

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Ferryman

By Claire McFall

Ferryman

A newly dead teen falls for the strange young man guiding her to the afterlife.

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The Heartbreak Bakery

By A.R. Capetta

The Heartbreak Bakery

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

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Baby & Solo

By Lisabeth Posthuma

Baby & Solo

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

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All Our Hidden Gifts

By Caroline O’Donoghue

All Our Hidden Gifts

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

Amber & Clay

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

The Scapegracers

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

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Tigers, Not Daughters

By Samantha Mabry

Tigers, Not Daughters

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

With the Fire on High

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

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The Vanishing Stair

By Maureen Johnson

The Vanishing Stair

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

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You Are the Everything

By Karen Rivers

 You Are the Everything

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

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A Room Away From the Wolves

By Nova Ren Suma

A Room Away From the Wolves

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

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Tell Me No Lies

By Adele Griffin

Tell Me No Lies

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