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Featured Review: The Darkest Legacy (Alexandra Duncan)

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About The Book:  Five years after the destruction of the so-called rehabilitation camps that imprisoned her and countless other Psi kids, seventeen-year-old Suzume "Zu" Kimura has assumed the role of spokesperson for the interim government, fighting for the rights of Psi kids against a growing tide of misinformation and prejudice. But...
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The Darkest Legacy: Fourth Surprise Psi Reveal: Electrokinesis, Plus Giveaway!

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While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
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Davianna Nieto
The cover is breathtaking and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Monday, 16 July 2018 01:02
Olivia F
I am so excited for this book and love the cover!
Monday, 16 July 2018 09:58
Janell Goode
love the cover and the synopsis
Saturday, 21 July 2018 11:12
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The Darkest Legacy: Second Surprise Psi Reveal: Intelligence

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While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
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The Darkest Minds at BookExpo/BookCon!

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BOOKEXPO / BOOKCON & THE DARKEST MINDS For fans of The Darkest Minds attending Book Expo and/or BookCon: Friday June 1 from 3:30 – 4:30pm Giving away 100 ARCs of  The Darkest Legacy  at Disney Booth #1921 Must have a wristband, which will be distributed at  10am  at the Disney Booth...
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