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Featured Review: The Sword In The Stars (Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy)

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About This Book: In this epic sequel to Once & Future, to save the future, Ari and her Rainbow knights pull off a heist... thousands of years in the past. Ari Helix may have won her battle against the tyrannical Mercer corporation, but the larger war has just begun. Ari and...
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Featured Review: The Lost Coast (Amy Rose Capetta)

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About This Book: The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods. Danny didn't know what she was looking for when she and her mother spread out a map of the United States and Danny put her...
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Featured Review: Once & Future (Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy)

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About This Book: I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur. Now I’m done hiding. My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard,...
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John
Ancient resting places sound excellent for organizing and filing your magic swords!
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 19:55
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Featured Review: Echo After Echo (Amy Rose Capetta)

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About This Book:  Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared — for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; or for death in the theater. Zara Evans has come to the Aurelia Theater, home to the visionary director Leopold Henneman, to...
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Giveaway: ECHO AFTER ECHO (US & Canada)

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Echo After Echo (US & Canada) by: Amy Rose Capetta Release Date: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared — for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; or for death in...
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Recent Comments
John
The cover is very colorful. As for the precis, I'm not sure I approve of making the world glow.
Monday, 11 September 2017 18:28
Lily M.
I like all the colors on the cover, and the book sounds like its going to be a a good read.
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:28
Hannah
Love the vibrant cover!
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 00:32
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