July YA Book of the Month Poll Winners ~ Ella’s Rain by Buffy Andrews and Shadow of the Hawk by KS Jones

This month there are two winners of the poll. Yes, there was a tie! Here are the winners:

Ella’s Rain by Buffy Andrews

Ella’s Rain by Buffy Andrews
Publisher: Prism Book Group
Genre: Contemporary
Length: Full (285 pgs)
Age Recommendation: 12+
Rating: 4 stars
Review by: Aloe

Voted BoM by LASR Readers 2013 copy

Ella is consumed by grief when her Grandma Dorothy dies.Slowly Ella learns to live again as she reads the letters Grandma left behind — one for every day of the coming year.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE!

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ShadowOfTheHawk

Shadow of the Hawk by K.S. Jones
Publisher: Astraea Press
Genre: Historical
Length: Full length (358 pgs)
Age Recommendation: 14+
Rating: 4 stars
Review by: Poinsettia

Voted BoM by LASR Readers 2013 copy

It is May 1932 and life in the timbered rise and fall of Western Arkansas has just gotten harder for sixteen-year-old Sooze Williams. With debt mounting and both friends and family fleeing, Sooze is determined to ‘do the right thing’. She promises her heart to a well-to-do man believing true love is just another loss along the way.

But when her uncle is murdered and family is accused of the crime, Sooze vows not to be beaten. Is salvation within her grasp by relying solely on truth, or is it in the security of her intended’s money? Sooze must decide before it’s too late.

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