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Pennies (twisted, but I couldn't get enough) — Pepper Winters

TITLE: Pennies (Dollar, #1) AUTHOR: Pepper Winters GENRE: Dark Romance AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Once upon a time, I was an eighteen year old psychology student. Now, I’m a man’s property. Stolen and sold, I’ve been decorated in bruises since the day my world changed two years…

August 7, 2019
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Finding Baba Yaga — Jane Yolen

TITLE: Finding Baba Yaga AUTHOR: Jane Yolen RELEASES: October 30th, 2018; TorDotCom GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA PAGE COUNT: 144 SYNOPSIS: A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a…

October 18, 2018
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Imagine Us Happy — Jennifer Yu

TITLE: Imagine Us Happy AUTHOR: Jennifer Yu RELEASES: October 23rd, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Stella lives with depression, and her goals for junior year are pretty much limited to surviving her classes, staying out of her parents’ constant fights and staving off unwanted…

October 18, 2018
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Birthday Girl — Penelope Douglas

  TITLE: Birthday Girl AUTHOR: Penelope Douglas RELEASED: April 16th, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: JORDAN He took me in when I had nowhere else to go. He doesn’t use me, hurt me, or forget about me. He doesn’t treat me like I’m nothing, take me…

June 2, 2018
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The Summer Children — Dot Hutchison (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Summer Children AUTHOR: Dot Hutchison SERIES: The Collector, #3 RELEASES: May 22nd, 2018; Thomas & Mercer GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: This FBI agent has come to expect almost anything—just not this… When Agent Mercedes Ramirez finds an abused young boy on her porch,…

May 19, 2018
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Bad Romance — Heather Demetrios

  TITLE: Bad Romance AUTHOR: Heather Demetrios RELEASED: June 13th, 2017; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Grace wants out. Out of her house, where her stepfather wields fear like a weapon and her mother makes her scrub imaginary dirt off the floors. Out…

May 16, 2018
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A Girl Like Her — Talia Hibbert

  TITLE: A Girl Like Her AUTHOR: Talia Hibbert SERIES: Ravenswood, #1 RELEASED: March 14th, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: After years of military service, Evan Miller wants a quiet life. The small town of Ravenswood seems perfect—until he stumbles upon a vicious web of lies…

May 14, 2018
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The Wicker King — K. Ancrum

  TITLE: The Wicker King AUTHOR: K. Ancrum RELEASED: October 31st, 2017; Imprint GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When August learns that his best friend, Jack, shows signs of degenerative hallucinatory disorder, he is determined to help Jack cope. Jack’s vivid and long-term visions take the form…

April 4, 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