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The Princess Trap — Talia Hibbert

TITLE: The Princess Trap AUTHOR: Talia Hibbert RELEASED: February 8th, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: He’s reckless, dominant, and deliciously dirty. This prince is no fairytale. Prince Ruben of Helgmøre knows exactly what he wants—and his current obsession is Cherry Neita. Everything from her rollercoaster curves to her fearsome…

June 18, 2018
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Wanna Bet? — Talia Hibbert

  TITLE: Wanna Bet? AUTHOR: Talia Hibbert RELEASED: April 21st, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Jasmine Allen has many vices. Rahul Khan has just one: her. For the last seven years, Rahul’s been Jasmine’s closest friend. Sure, he’s strong, sexy, and deliciously stern—but she doesn’t care about that.…

June 4, 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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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting,…

May 28, 2018
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From Twinkle, With Love — Sandhya Menon (ARC Review)

  TITLE: From Twinkle, With Love AUTHOR: Sandhya Menon RELEASES: May 22nd, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow…

May 21, 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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Emergency Contact — Mary H.K. Choi

  TITLE: Emergency Contact AUTHOR: Mary H.K. Choi RELEASED: March 27th, 2018; Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA/NA SYNOPSIS: For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to…

May 10, 2018
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Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: Fresh Ink EDITOR: Lamar Giles RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Crown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary, Sci-fi, Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Careful–you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve stories with endings that are still being written–whose next chapters…

May 7, 2018
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The Way You Make Me Feel — Maurene Goo (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Way You Make Me Feel AUTHOR: Maurene Goo RELEASES: May 8th, 2018; Farrar, Straus and Giroux GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Clara Shin lives for pranks and disruption. When she takes one joke too far, her dad sentences her to a summer working on…

May 5, 2018