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Circe — Madeline Miller (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Circe AUTHOR: Madeline Miller RELEASES: April 10th, 2018; Little, Brown and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father,…

April 2, 2018
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The Barrow Will Send What it May — Margaret Killjoy

TITLE: The Barrow Will Send What it May AUTHOR: Margaret Killjoy SERIES: Danielle Cain, #2 RELEASES: April 3rd, 2018; Tor.com GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Margaret Killjoy’s Danielle Cain series is a dropkick-in-the-mouth anarcho-punk fantasy that pits traveling anarchist Danielle Cain against eternal spirits, hypocritical ideologues, and…

March 28, 2018
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Born a Crime — Trevor Noah

TITLE: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood AUTHOR: Trevor Noah RELEASED: November 15th, 2016; Spiegel & Grau GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the…

March 24, 2018
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The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion — Margaret Killjoy

TITLE: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion AUTHOR: Margaret Killjoy SERIES: Danielle Cain, #1 RELEASED: August 15th, 2017; Tor.com GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Danielle Cain is a queer punk rock traveller, jaded from a decade on the road. Searching for clues about her best friend’s mysterious…

March 17, 2018
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Obsidio — Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (NO SPOILERS!)

  TITLE: Obsidio AUTHOR: Kristoff, Jay; Kaufman, Amie RELEASED: March 13th, 2018; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the…

March 14, 2018
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Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

  TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA “When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi’s story for the rest of my life.” –Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess…

March 9, 2018
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Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World AUTHOR: Ashley Herring Blake RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: When a tornado rips through town, twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen’s house is destroyed and her family of five is displaced. Ivy feels…

March 5, 2018
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To Kill A Kingdom — Alexandra Christo (ARC Review)

TITLE: To Kill A Kingdom AUTHOR: Alexandra Christo RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until…

March 3, 2018
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Speak: The Graphic Novel – Laurie Halse Anderson & Emily Carroll

  TITLE: Speak: The Graphic Novel AUTHOR: Laurie Halse Anderson; Emily Carroll RELEASED: February 6th, 2018; Farrar, Straus and Giroux GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: “Speak up for yourself-we want to know what you have to say.” From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda…

February 15, 2018
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Letters to the Lost – Brigid Kemmerer

  TITLE: Letters to the Lost AUTHOR: Brigid Kemmerer SERIES: Letters to the Lost, #1 RELEASED: April 4th, 2017; Bloomsbury Children GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s…

February 14, 2018