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The Librarian's Corner--April 25, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--April 25, 2016






Tough Fiction for Tough Teens This month I wanted to highlight some books dealing with tough issues. These are books that will make you  cry, that will make your heart ache, and that will leave you with a different perspective on not just your life,  these tough books for the teens...
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Featured Review: How Many Letters Are in Goodbye?

Featured Review: How Many Letters Are in Goodbye?
  About this book: Seventeen-year-old Rhea Farrell carries the scars of a childhood accident in which she lost her arm. But she also carries scars that aren’t so visible—the loss of a mother she hardly remembers, the impact of her father’s drinking, and her confusion and pain around accepting her sexuality....
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Featured Review: The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions)

Featured Review: The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions)
About this book: A ridiculously cute, formerly-famous new guy dropping into your life? It's practically every girl's dream. But not Jules McCallister-Morgan's. I realize that on paper I look like your standard type-A, neurotic, overachiever. And maybe I am. But I didn't get to be the editor of my school's long-revered...
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Featured Review: Flamecaster

Featured Review: Flamecaster
About this book: The first in a thrilling new four-book fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima, set in the same world as her beloved Seven Realms series, a generation later Adrian sul’Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic—and a...
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Featured Review: Forest of Ruin

Featured Review: Forest of Ruin
About this book: Perfect for fans of Graceling and Game of Thrones, this is the breathtaking conclusion to the Age of Legends trilogy—from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong. The empire rests on the edge of a knife, and sisters Ashyn and Moria are the handle and the blade....
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Author Chat with Elizabetta Holcomb, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Elizabetta Holcomb, Plus Giveaway!



YABC: What is your favorite hobby when you're not writing? Elizabetta Holcom: I love the theatre and concerts. The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans is my favorite venue. It’s so classy. I’ve tickets to see Wicked there in June. I can’t wait!!! And in August I’m going see Coldplay in Texas...
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Emily
I love this cover!!!!
Friday, 29 April 2016 13:46
Linda Romer
The Guardian sounds great ♡ And I love the cover ♡ Thank you
Saturday, 30 April 2016 17:10
Eddie Black
I like that the covers has the iconic cliffs on it so you get an idea immediately about the setting of the book
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 20:13
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Trailer Reveal: The Huntsman--Winter's War

Trailer Reveal: The Huntsman--Winter's War

Have you been (im)patiently waiting for the newest story from the world of Snow Whiye and the Hunstman? With just one moe day until The Hunstman: Winter's War makes its cinematic debut, we thought we'd share the trailer one more time to tide ourselves over!      If you make it...
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Featured Review: The Mirror King (Orphan Queen #2)

Featured Review: The Mirror King (Orphan Queen #2)
About this book: In this stunning conclusion to The Orphan Queen , Jodi Meadows follows Wilhelmina’s breathtaking and brave journey from orphaned criminal on the streets to magic-wielding queen. This epic fantasy duology is perfect for fans of Graceling by Kristin Cashore, The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson,...
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Sneak Peek of Pieces of You and Me, Plus Giveaway!

Sneak Peek of Pieces of You and Me, Plus Giveaway!





In Pieces of You and Me , you’ll meet Rylee Dunn and Chase Walsh, two former childhood sweethearts who were separated for five years. Now, Chase is back. They’ve both changed, but they’re also more attracted to each other than ever. The problem is, many obstacles stand in their way: the...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I like the premise of this book and I think the cover is cute.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 21:38
vox libris
I love the story idea for this book.
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Danielle Hammelef
This book soounds like the perfect summer read for me! I love the characters already!
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Press Release: Pulitzer Prize Winner: Kelly Link

Press Release: Pulitzer Prize Winner: Kelly Link
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* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *   Candlewick Press congratulates Pulitzer Prize for Fiction finalist Kelly Link Acclaimed collections  Steampunk!  and  Monstrous Affections , edited by Link, available now from Candlewick   APRIL 19, 2016—Kelly Link, whose 2016  Get in Trouble: Stories  was yesterday named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for...
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