YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ January 4, 2021

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Hello YABC'ers!

Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday!

We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and

obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading below and comment to let us

know what book or books you're reading as well!!

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Happy Reading!!

 

 

*Olivia's Current Read*

(Staff Reviewer)

Tales from the Hinterland

Author: Melissa Albert

Publication Date: January 12, 2021

Publisher: Flatiron Books

A gorgeously illustrated collection of twelve “lush and deliciously sinister fairy tales” (Kelly Link) by the New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel Wood and The Night Country!

Before The Hazel Wood, there was Althea Proserpine’s Tales from the Hinterland...

Journey into the Hinterland, a brutal and beautiful world where a young woman spends a night with Death, brides are wed to a mysterious house in the trees, and an enchantress is killed twice―and still lives.

Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans alike, Melissa Albert's Tales from the Hinterland features full-page illustrations by Jim Tierney, foil stamping, two-color interior printing, and printed endpapers. 

 

 

*Kim's Current Read*

(Staff Reviewer)

The Cousins

Author: Karen M. McManus

Publication Date: December 1, 2020

Publisher: Delacorte Press

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying comes your next obsession. You'll never feel the same about family again.

Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they've never even met their grandmother. Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a letter inviting them to work at her island resort for the summer, they're surprised . . . and curious.

Their parents are all clear on one point--not going is not an option. This could be the opportunity to get back into Grandmother's good graces. But when the cousins arrive on the island, it's immediately clear that she has different plans for them. And the longer they stay, the more they realize how mysterious--and dark--their family's past is.

The entire Story family has secrets. Whatever pulled them apart years ago isn't over--and this summer, the cousins will learn everything.

 

 

*Bethany's Current Read*

(Staff Reviewer)

Soldier

Author: Julie Kagawa

Publication Date: March 28, 2017

Publisher: Harlequin Teen

Dragons scheme and alliances shift in book 3 of the groundbreaking modern fantasy series from Julie Kagawa, New York Times bestselling author of The Iron Fey novels.

Your obedience…or your life.

Forced to choose between becoming an assassin for the dragon organization Talon and being hunted forever as an outcast, Ember Hill now stands with Riley and his band of rogue dragons. She’s lost contact with her twin brother, Dante, a Talon devotee, as well as Garret, the former enemy soldier who challenged her belief that dragons cannot love.

As Ember and Riley regroup to fight another day, Garret journeys alone to the birthplace of the ancient and secret Order of St. George, to spy on his former brothers and uncover deadly and shocking secrets―secrets that will shake the foundations of dragons and dragonslayers alike and place them all in imminent danger. Garret’s next move may be his last, but he’ll walk through fire to save the young dragon he loves against all odds.

 

 

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