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Featured Review: The Golden Boy by Seven Steps & Audrey Rich!

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About This Book: Meg has it made. She has money to spare, attends an exclusive private school with the best film production program in the country, and, to top it off, she has a super-hot boyfriend. But when her father’s business goes under, and her boyfriend cheats on her with a...
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Featured Review: Someday by David Levithan!

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About This Book: Every day a new body. Every day a new life. Every day a new choice. For as long as A can remember, life has meant waking up in a different person's body every day, forced to live as that person until the day ended. A always thought there...
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Featured Review: Dark Fates by GK DeRosa & J.N. Colon!

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About This Book: Would you risk it all for love? A high-ranking official’s daughter, Solaris is wild and reckless, a daredevil with no regard for authority. For icy Kaige, the nocturne prince of Draconis, life is discipline and self-control. A prophecy split their worlds in two—a decree issued outlawing all human...
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Featured Review: Shadow of the Fox by Julia Kagawa!

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About This Book: One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish—and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos. Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age...
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Featured Review: The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins!

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About This Book: Delphernia Undersea wants to sing. But everyone on Blightsend knows music belongs to the Masters — and girls with singing throats are swallowed by the sea. On the strange, stormy island of Blightsend, twelve-year-old Delphernia Undersea has spent her whole life in the cloister of turnaway girls, hidden...
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Featured Review: Broken Things by Lauren Oliver!

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About This Book: It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods. Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven by their obsession with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn the three girls had imagined themselves into the magical world where their fantasies...
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Featured Review: Ruthless Magic by Megan Crewe!

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About This Book: In the contest to keep their magic, the only options may be die... or kill. Each year, the North American Confederation of Mages assesses every sixteen-year-old novice. Some will be chosen. The rest must undergo a procedure to destroy their magical ability unless they prove themselves in the...
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Featured Review: Emerge: The Assignment: An Immortals of Indriell Novella by Melissa A. Craven!

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About This Book: She has devoted her life to training with the elite Immortals of Soma. For nearly a decade, Tessa St. James has sacrificed her life with her family to live, train and work behind the safety of Sterling Tower, waiting for the day when she will receive her first...
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Featured Review: Legacy of Light (Legends of the Tri-Gard Book 2) by M. Lynn and Michelle Bryan!

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About This Book: Death. Sacrifice. Betrayal. That is your curse. The seer's words were coming true, but Trystan Renauld refused to fulfill the prophecy. It would not control him. Death: The people of his kingdom were falling quickly. Sacrifice: He’d lost the only brother he’d ever had. Betrayal: The sharp sting...
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Featured Review: Emerge: The Heir (Immortals of Indriell Book 4) by Melissa A. Craven!

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About This Book: The last Immortal Queen of Indriell has named her heir. The title means nothing to Allie Carmichael. Nothing but more drama and attention she never asked for. Allie loves her newly discovered royal grandparents, but she just wants to finish her senior year of college and start her...
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