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Featured Review: Of Water and Moonlight (Valia Lind)

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About This Book: My power could save my friends—or destroy them. As I start a new semester at Thunderbird Academy, I have a lot to live up to. News of my sisters' courageous fight against the Ancient evil has spread, and now, everyone expects the same greatness from me. But all...
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Featured Review: Skin Hunter (Tania Hutley)

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About This Book: She didn't want to do it... But she was desperate. Trying to escape the dangerous streets of Old Triton, the buried city, Milla takes the ultimate risk Could a dead girl's identity be her way out? A ticket to a richer, brighter world high above the muck and...
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Featured Review: Scarred (Joanne MacGregor)

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About This Book: Life leaves you scarred. Love can make you beautiful. Sloane Munster had the perfect life, until she didn’t. Now seventeen year-old Sloane is trying to reboot her life after a serious accident left her badly scarred and emotionally traumatized. Starting her senior year at a different school, she...
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Featured Review: The Orphan (Wendi Wilson)

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About This Book: Sometimes the ones who save us are the ones we need to fear the most. In a world where dark faeries have stepped in to save the planet from humanity’s mistakes, seventeen-year-old December Thorne is nothing but a shadow. Shunned by her peers, bullied at school, and paid...
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Featured Review: Colliding Skies (Debbie Zaken)

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About This Book: Since Skye Reilly can remember, she has been looking up to the stars. With high school graduation upon her, her telescope in one hand and her college acceptance letter in the other, she has life as meticulously mapped out as her star chart. That is, until the Celeians...
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Featured Review: Perfectly Oblivious (Robin Daniels)

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About This Book: Cameron Bates (Cam) could have almost any girl at Franklin High School…except for the one he wants. Unfortunately Bebe seems to be immune to his flirty charm and good looks, which means one of two things: a) she’s completely oblivious to how he feels, or b) she’s just...
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Featured Review: Perfectly You (Robin Daniels)

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About This Book: Ivy Nixon is the student body Vice President at Franklin High School. Each year, the school holds a date auction to raise funds for the senior class graduation party, and this year, Ivy’s in charge. Planning the event is a huge task and Ivy is determined to prove...
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Featured Review: Lions & Lamps (K.M. Robinson)

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About This Book: Aladdin-meets-steampunk in this brand-new retelling from K.M. Robinson All wishes require sacrifice…are you willing to pay the price? Cyra spent the last seven years being trained to steal an airship in a brutal competition that leaves the victor with millions. Last year, she won. Aladdin spent the past...
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Featured Review: Stilettos & Stardust (D.L. Pitchford)

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About This Book: A modern day Cinderella with a twist... When high school seniors Noah Barton and Eden Prince’s academic rivalry ruins a thermodynamics demo, their physics teacher decides to help them get along. By forcing them to be lab partners. As graduation approaches, Noah and Eden are too busy figuring...
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Featured Review: The N Word (Michelle MacQueen/Ann Maree Craven)

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About This Book: One party.  One accident.   Six lives changed forever.   Nari Won Song isn’t the girl anyone expects her to be. To her classmates she’s the nerd. To her parents, she is the quiet daughter who always does as she’s told. And the popular boy next door? The...
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