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What's New In YA ~ May 21st, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           In Saskia’s world, bones are the source of all power. They tell the future, reveal the past, and expose secrets in the present. Each village has a designated seer who performs readings for the townsfolk,...
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What's New In YA ~ May 14th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city bears scars...
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What's New In YA ~ May 7th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         From one of the most followed booktubers today, comes  Again, but Better , a story about second chances, discovering yourself, and being brave enough to try again. Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar...
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What's New In YA ~ April 30th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           Exiled and on the run, Selene Ravenwood is in search of the real reason her family was given the gift of dreamwalking but first she must adapt to her marriage with the man she was...
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What's New In YA ~ April 23rd, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Five years ago, Lexie walked home from school after her older brother failed to pick her up. When she entered her house, her brother sat calmly, waiting for the police to come arrest him for the...
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What's New In YA ~ April 16th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         In the forty years since the Vagantur landed on Faloiv, the planet has existed in a tenuous peace between the humans who live in the enclosed community of N’Terra and the Faloii, the indigenous population. But...
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What's New In YA ~ April 9th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, dreaming of an unremarkable life. But when her beloved father is found dead, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of...
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What's New In YA ~ March 19th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       Everyone has a fear of missing out on something--a party, a basketball game, a hangout after school. But what if it's life that you'll be missing out on? When Astrid learns that her cancer has returned, she...
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What's New In YA ~ March 12th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       When her world divides, pitting light against dark, Veda must join a dangerous revolution to save her grandfather and fight against injustice...even if it costs her the boy she loves. On the island of Bellona, life is...
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What's New In YA ~ February 26th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!             No one looks kindly on the killer of a king.  After unwittingly helping her mother poison King Louis XIV, seventeen-year-old alchemist Mirabelle Monvoisin is forced to see her mother’s Shadow Society in a horrifying...
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