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Featured Review: Beyond the End of the World (Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner)

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About This Book: Perfect for fans of Brandon Sanderson and Laini Taylor, this much-anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s The Other Side of the Sky is a thrilling race against time—with a tantalizing star-crossed love and an electric conclusion. Time to find a way...
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Featured Review: Coming Back (Jessi Zabarsky)

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About This Book: A beautiful graphic novel fantasy romance that follows two young women who have to go on their own separate adventures to discover the truth about themselves and about each other. Preet is magic. Valissa is not. Everyone in their village has magic in their bones, and Preet is...
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Featured Review: Stop My Bleeding Heart (Victoria Anders)

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About This Book: A friends to lovers romance with a fairytale retelling twist. When I was five, my mother died. When I was seventeen, my father was murdered. I try to heal and count down the days to escape from my evil stepmother. Little do I know, she's also counting down....
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Featured Review: In Every Generation (Kendare Blake)

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About This Book: Return to Sunnydale in a brand-new series by New York Times best-selling author Kendare Blake, set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Frankie Rosenberg wasn't yet alive when her mom, Willow, her aunt Buffy, and the original Scooby Gang destroyed the Hellmouth and saved the world...
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Featured Review: Shattered Midnight (Dhonielle Clayton)

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About This Book: The Mirror: Shattered Midnight is the second novel in the innovative four-book fairy-tale quartet written by Julie C. Dao, Dhonielle Clayton, J.C. Cervantes, and L. L. McKinney, following one family over several generations, and the curse that plagues it. Zora Broussard has arrived in New Orleans with not...
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Featured Review: Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves (Meg Long)

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About This Book: Meg Long's Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves is a captivating debut about survival, found family, and the bond between a girl and a wolf that delivers a fresh twist on classic survival stories and frontier myths. On a frozen wasteland of a planet, a girl is on...
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Featured Review: Waking Romeo (Kathryn Barker)

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About This Book: Kathryn Barker's Waking Romeo is a spectacularly genre-bending retelling of Romeo & Juliet asking the big questions about true love, fate, and time travel Year: 2083. Location: London. Mission: Wake Romeo. It’s the end of the world. Literally. Time travel is possible, but only forward. And only a...
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Featured Review: The Ivory Key (Akshaya Raman)

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About This Book: In this epic YA fantasy debut, magic, a prized resource, is the only thing between peace and war. When magic runs out, four estranged royal siblings must find a new source before their country is swallowed by invading forces. The first in an Indian-inspired duology that’s perfect for...
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Featured Review: House of Eclipses (Casey L. Bond)

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About This Book: Capture his heart. Steal his crown. Free my kingdom. Noor is the unwanted, unloved third born of the Aten, chosen vessel of the sun goddess, Sol. While she has no chance at inheriting her father’s title, what she truly longs for is peace from his unrelenting hatred. Hope...
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Featured Review: The Monarchs (Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige)

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About This Book: In this thrilling conclusion to New York Times best-selling authors Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige’s The Ravens duology, loyalty, love, and friendships are tested as sorority sisters Scarlett and Vivi must face the forces of hell itself when a rival sorority threatens to wreak havoc on campus. The...
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