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Featured Review: Hurricane Summer (Asha Bromfield)

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About This Book: In this sweeping debut, Asha Bromfield takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and into the soul of a girl coming to terms with her family, and herself, set against the backdrop of a hurricane. Tilla has spent her entire life trying to make her father love her....
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Featured Review: Go the Distance (Jen Calonita)

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About This Book: What if Meg had to become a Greek god? After Hercules proves he's a true hero and regains his godship, all seems right in the world. That is, until Zeus tells Meg that she can't be with Hercules because she's, well, mortal. Luckily, Hera has a solution, offering...
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Featured Review: Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet (Laekan Zea Kemp)

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About This Book: I'm Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter meets Emergency Contact in this stunning story of first love, familial expectations, the power of food, and finding where you belong. Penelope Prado has always dreamed of opening her own pastelería next to her father's restaurant, Nacho's Tacos. But her mom and...
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Featured Review: Reign of Secrets (L.L. Hunter)

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About This Book: At the Midnight Ball, leave your inhibitions at the door and be who you were born to be… In the magical kingdom of Sydlandia, 17 year old Grace is hiding a secret. You see, she’s the heir to the Sydlandian throne. But according to hundreds of years of...
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Featured Review: The Forest of Stolen Girls (June Hur)

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About This Book: Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, June Hur's The Forest of Stolen Girls is a haunting historical mystery sure to keep readers guessing until the last page. 1426, Joseon (Korea). Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious...
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Featured Review: In Deeper Waters (F.T. Lukens)

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About This Book: A young prince must rely on a mysterious stranger to save him when he is kidnapped during his coming-of-age tour in this swoony adventure that is The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Pirates of the Caribbean. Prince Tal has long awaited his coming-of-age tour. After spending...
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Featured Review: These Feathered Flames (Alexandra Overy)

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About This Book: When twin heirs are born in Tourin, their fates are decided at a young age. While Izaveta remained at court to learn the skills she’d need as the future queen, Asya was taken away to train with her aunt, the mysterious Firebird, who ensured magic remained balanced in...
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Featured Review: The Sky Above Us (Natalie Lund)

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About This Book: From the author of We Speak in Storms comes a twisty, psychological thriller about three friends searching for the truth in the aftermath of a plane crash. The morning after their senior year beach party, Izzy, Cass, and Janie are woken by a thundering overhead. Then they and...
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Featured Review: Poison Priestess (Lana Popovic)

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About This Book: Book 2 in the Lady Slayers series, about French murderess and fortune teller Catherine Monvoisin In 17th-century Paris, 19-year-old Catherine Monvoisin is a well-heeled jeweler’s wife with a peculiar taste for the arcane. She lives a comfortable life, far removed from a childhood of abject destitution—until her kind...
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Featured Review: Zoe Rosenthal Is Not Lawful Good (Nancy Werlin)

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About This Book: A buttoned-up overachiever works overtime to keep her inner nerd at bay—failing spectacularly—in Nancy Werlin’s hilarious and heartfelt return to contemporary realistic fiction. Planning is Zoe Rosenthal’s superpower. She has faith in a properly organized to-do list and avoids unnecessary risks. Her mental checklist goes something like this:...
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