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Featured Review: Let's Call It Doomsday (Katie Henry)

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About This Book: There are so many ways the world could end. There could be a fire. A catastrophic flood. A super eruption that spews lakes of lava. Ellis Kimball has made note of all possible scenarios, and she is prepared for each one. What she doesn’t expect is meeting Hannah...
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Featured Review: Beasts Of The Frozen Sun (Jill Criswell)

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About This Book: Burn brightly. Love fiercely. For all else is dust. Every child of Glasnith learns the last words of Aillira, the god-gifted mortal whose doomed love affair sparked a war of gods and men, and Lira of clan Stone knows the story better than most. As a descendant of...
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Featured Review: This Time Will Be Different (Misa Sugiura)

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About This Book: Katsuyamas never quit—but seventeen-year-old CJ doesn’t even know where to start. She’s never lived up to her mom’s type A ambition, and she’s perfectly happy just helping her aunt, Hannah, at their family’s flower shop. She doesn’t buy into Hannah’s romantic ideas about flowers and their hidden meanings,...
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Featured Review: Shock Of Fate (D.L. Armillei)

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About This Book: One ordinary teenager. One extraordinary mission. And a destiny she never expected. Like every other teenager on Providence Island, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Cross is so ready to party her summer away—until her father disappears. And rumors fly that he’s a traitor. Plucked from her ordinary life to journey to...
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Featured Review: The Exact Opposite Of Okay (Laura Steven)

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About This Book: Eighteen-year-old Izzy O’Neill knows exactly who she is—a loyal friend, an aspiring comedian, and a person who believes that milk shakes and Reese’s peanut butter cups are major food groups. But after she’s caught in a compromising position with the son of a politician, it seems like everyone...
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Featured Review: Wicked Fox (Kat Cho)

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About This Book: Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret--she's a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of men in order to survive. Because so few believe in the old tales anymore, and with so many evil men no one will miss, the modern city of Seoul is the...
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Featured Review: The Lovely and The Lost (Jennifer Lynn Barnes)

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About This Book: Kira Bennett’s earliest memories are of living alone and wild in the woods. She has no idea how long she was on her own or what she had to do to survive, but she remembers the moment that Cady Bennett and one of her search-and-rescue dogs found her...
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Featured Review: Teeth In The Mist (Dawn Kurtagich)

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About This Book: Before the birth of time, a monk uncovers the Devil's Tongue and dares to speak it. The repercussions will be felt for generations... Sixteen-year-old photography enthusiast Zoey has been fascinated by the haunted, burnt-out ruins of Medwyn Mill House for as long as she can remember--so she and...
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Featured Review: All of Us with Wings (Michelle Ruiz Keil)

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About This Book: Michelle Ruiz Keil’s YA fantasy debut about love, found family, and healing is an ode to post-punk San Francisco through the eyes of a Mexican-American girl. Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her....
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Featured Review: The Chosen (Taran Matharu)

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About This Book: Introducing an epic new trilogy from Taran Matharu, author of the New York Times–bestselling Summoner series.  Throughout history, people have vanished with no explanation. A group of teenagers are about to discover why. Cade is settling into a new boarding school, contemplating his future, when he finds himself transported...
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