YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ June 17th, 2019

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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 your book or books your reading as well!!

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*Beth's Current Reads*

(YABC Blog Manager)

 

The Rise Of Magicks (Nora Roberts)

 
Author: Nora Roberts

Expected publication: November 26th, 2019

 Publisher: St Martin's Press

 

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Year One and Of Blood and Bone concludes her stunning trilogy that the New York Times Book Review praised as "A match for end-of-the-world classics like Stephen King's The Stand."

The first battle is already over, but the big fight for good and evil is yet to come: The young Fallon leads their army to Washington D.C., to drive the black magic out of the world. She is the chosen one to rebuild the world after the apocalypse and unite her inhabitants. There is a great burden on the young woman, because the family of her father's murderer seeks revenge on her and her sweetheart. But Fallon's mission is now easier than the interpretation of her feelings for Duncan, whose fate is inevitably tied to hers.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Olivia's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

A Possibility Of Whales (Karen Rivers)

Author: Karen Rivers
Expected publication: March 13th, 2018

 Publisher: Algonquin BYR

 

The story of a girl who—thanks to her friends, her famous single dad, and an unexpected encounter with a whale—learns the true meaning of family.
 
Twelve-year-old Natalia Rose Baleine Gallagher loves possibilities: the possibility that she’ll see whales on the beach near her new home, the possibility that the trans­gender boy she just met will become her new best friend, the possibility that the paparazzi hounding her celebrity father won’t force them to move again. Most of all, Nat dreams of the possibility that her faraway mother misses her, loves her, and is just waiting for Nat to find her.

But how can Nat find her mother if she doesn’t even know who she is? She abandoned Nat as a baby, and Nat’s dad refuses to talk about it. Nat knows she shouldn’t need a mom, but she still feels like something is missing, and her questions lead her on a journey of self-discovery that will change her life forever.
 

 

 

 

 

 

*Beth R's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Lily and the Wedding Date Mistake (Seven Steps)

IT WAS THE WORST FIRST DATE EVER!


When seventeen-year-old Lily McAlister meets a witty, mysterious boy at her aunt's wedding, sparks instantly fly between them. 

There's only one problem. She's lost her glasses and can't see his face.

Worse, when she finds her glasses she gets a front row seat to him asking out her sister. 

Heartbroken, Lily thinks that things can't get any worse.

Until he shows up in her English class on the first day of senior year.

When they're forced to work together to throw the Fall Carnival, Lily discovers this mystery boy has a huge secret. One that will change everything. 

Especially Lily. 

 

 

 

 

*Lillian's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Kingdom Of Exiles (Maxym Martineau)

Author: Maxym Martineau

Expected publication: June 25th, 2019

 Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca

 

Fantastic Beasts meets Assassin's Creed in this epic, gripping fantasy romance from debut author Maxym M. Martineau.

Exiled beast charmer Leena Edenfrell is in deep trouble. Empty pockets forced her to sell her beloved magical beasts on the black market—an offense punishable by death—and now there's a price on her head. With the realm's most talented murderer-for-hire nipping at her heels, Leena makes him an offer he can't refuse: powerful mythical creatures in exchange for her life.

If only it were that simple. Unbeknownst to Leena, the undying ones are bound by magic to complete their contracts, and Noc cannot risk his brotherhood of assassins...not even to save the woman he can no longer live without.
 

 

 

 

 

*Caitlin's Current Reads*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Adaptive (Becky Moynihan)

 
Author: Becky Moynihan

Expected publication: July 16th, 2019

 Publisher: Broken Books

 

A PERILOUS MISSION. AN IMPOSSIBLE CHOICE. ONE UNEXPECTED DISCOVERY.

Escaping Tatum City was all Lune wanted. Now that she’s out, freedom is beyond her reach more than ever. Her adoptive father knows her weaknesses. And if she fails to find Bren and complete her mission, he won’t hesitate to exploit each one.

To complicate matters further, Ryker, her wildly unpredictable companion, has a mission of his own. Lune quickly discovers that he'll do whatever is necessary to see it through too.

As the dangers of the outside world threaten to undo her, Lune must adapt to survive every new challenge. Because everything she knows, everything she’s been fighting for, is about to change.

Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games, Divergent, and Shatter Me series, THE ELITE TRIALS trilogy is the gripping story of Lune “Tatum” Avery as she fights for freedom in a futuristic dystopian world plagued by danger, secrets, and betrayal. An emotional, action-packed journey of resilience, second chances, and fierce love.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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