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The Bride Test — Helen Hoang

TITLE: The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient, #2) AUTHOR: Helen Hoang GENRE: Romance AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love.…

June 13, 2019
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Binti: The Complete Trilogy — Nnedi Okorafor (no spoilers!)

TITLE: Binti: The Complete Trilogy AUTHOR: Nnedi Okorafor SERIES: #1 Binti; #2 Home; #3 The Night Masquerade RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; DAW Books GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult Binti only wants one thing: to further her search for knowledge by attending the prestigious Oomza University, an off-planet school who’s…

February 5, 2019
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Snow in Love [fluffy YA contemporary anthology]

TITLE: Snow in Love AUTHORS: Kasie West, Aimee Friedman, Melissa de la Cruz, Nic Stone RELEASED: October 30th, 2018; Point GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Like many of us in the fandom of YA contemporary reads, I love a good, fluffy Christmas story, but I find that…

December 15, 2018
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Dear Heartbreak [YA nonfiction anthology]

TITLE: Dear Heartbreak EDITOR: Heather Demetrios RELEASES: December 18th, 2018 GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA In this collection, YA authors answer real letters from teens all over the world about the dark side of love: dating violence, break-ups, cheating, betrayals, and loneliness. DNF @ pg 87 This…

December 15, 2018
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Merry Inkmas — Talia Hibbert

If you’re looking for a fun holiday read, this is a FREE Kindle title! TITLE: Merry Inkmas AUTHOR: Talia Hibbert RELEASED: December 1st, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary/Romance AGE RANGE: Adult Cash Evans and Bailey Cooper both grew up with troubled home lives, and their experiences have taught them…

December 12, 2018
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Empire of Sand — Tasha Suri

TITLE: Empire of Sand AUTHOR: Tasha Suri SERIES: The Books of Ambha, #1 RELEASED: November 13th, 2018; Orbit GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult Mehr lives in a world where she is only half accepted. The Ambhan people have conquered and destroyed the Amrithi, and as a woman…

November 21, 2018
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Girls of Paper and Fire — Natasha Ngan

TITLE: Girls of Paper and Fire SERIES: Girls of Paper and Fire, #1 AUTHOR: Natasha Ngan RELEASED: November 6th, 2018; Jimmy Patterson Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA In this fantasy world, every year, the violent and oppressive Demon King—the strongest of a caste of people marked…

November 12, 2018
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Mirage — Somaiya Daud

TITLE: Mirage AUTHOR: Somaiya Daud SERIES: Mirage, #1 RELEASES: August 28th, 2018; Flatiron Books GENRE: Sci-fi/Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry…

August 22, 2018
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Summer Bird Blue — Akemi Dawn Bowman

TITLE: Summer Bird Blue AUTHOR: Akemi Dawn Bowman RELEASES: September 11th, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Rumi Seto spends a lot of time worrying she doesn’t have the answers to everything. What to eat, where to go, whom to love. But there is one…

August 20, 2018