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Featured Review: When The Stars Lead To You (Ronni Davis)

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About This Book: Eighteen-year-old Devon longs for two things. The stars. And the boy she fell in love with last summer. When Ashton breaks Devon’s heart at the end of the most romantic and magical summer ever, she thinks her heart will never heal again. But over the course of the...
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Featured Review: The Guinevere Deception (Kiersten White)

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About This Book: From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot. There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl. Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the...
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Featured Review: Coral (Sara Ella)

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About This Book: Taking a new twist on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved—yet tragic—tale, “The Little Mermaid,” Coral explores mental health from multiple perspectives, questioning what it means to be human in a world where humanity often seems lost. There is more than one way to drown. Coral has always been different,...
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Featured Review: Every Stolen Breath (Kimberly Gabriel)

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About This Book: The Swarm is unrecognizable, untraceable, and unpredictable—random attacks on the streets of Chicago by a mob of crazed teens that leaves death in its wake. It’s been two years since the last attack, but Lia Finch has found clues that reveal the Swarm is ready to claim a...
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Featured Review: A Constellation Of Roses (Miranda Asebedo)

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About This Book: Ever since her mother walked out, Trix McCabe has been determined to make it on her own. And with her near-magical gift for pulling valuables off unsuspecting strangers, Trix is confident she has what it takes to survive. Until she’s caught and given a choice: jail time, or...
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Featured Review: Refraction (Naomi Hughes)

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About This Book: After an attack on earth, all reflective surfaces become weapons to release monsters, causing a planet-wide ban on mirrors. Despite the danger, the demand rises, and 17-year-old Marty Callahan becomes a distributor in an illegal mirror trade―until he’s caught by the mayor's son, whose slate is far from...
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Featured Review: All The Things We Do In The Dark (Saundra Mitchell)

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About This Book: There’s no such thing as a secret. SOMETHING happened to Ava. The curving scar on her face is proof. But Ava would rather keep that something hidden—buried deep in her heart and her soul. She has her best friend Syd, and she has her tattoos—a colorful quilt, like...
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Featured Review: The Light At The Bottom Of The World (London Shah)

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About This Book: Hope had abandoned them to the wrath of all the waters. At the end of the twenty-first century, the world has changed dramatically, but life continues one thousand feet below the ocean's surface. In Great Britain, sea creatures swim among the ruins of Big Ben and the Tower...
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Featured Review: The Beautiful (Renee Ahdieh)

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About This Book: New York Times bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with a sumptuous, sultry and romantic new series set in 19th century New Orleans where vampires hide in plain sight. In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans is a...
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Featured Review: What Makes Us (Rafi Mittlefehldt)

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About This Book: A viral video reveals a teen’s dark family history, leaving him to reckon with his heritage, legacy, and identity in this fiery, conversation-starting novel. Eran Sharon knows nothing of his father except that he left when Eran was a baby. Now a senior in high school and living...
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