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The Girl in Red (a new favorite retelling) — Christina Henry

TITLE: The Girl in Red AUTHOR: Christina Henry GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It’s not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and wolves. But the woman in the red jacket has no…

June 27, 2019
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Blanca & Roja — Anna-Marie McLemore

TITLE: Blanca & Roja AUTHOR: Anna-Marie McLemore RELEASED: October 9th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they’re also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a…

October 10, 2018
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Damsel — Elana K. Arnold

TITLE: Damsel AUTHOR: Elana K. Arnold RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Balzer + Bray GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and…

September 24, 2018
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Sawkill Girls — Claire Legrand

TITLE: Sawkill Girls AUTHOR: Claire Legrand RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Katherine Tegen Books GENRE: Fantasy/Horror AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: ARC SYNOPSIS: Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep. He’ll follow you home, and he won’t let you sleep. Who are the Sawkill Girls? Three girls’ stories come…

September 7, 2018
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Our Stories, Our Voices — Amy Reed

TITLE: Our Stories, Our Voices EDITOR: Amy Reed RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment,…

August 12, 2018
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Next Year in Havana — Chanel Cleeton

TITLE: Next Year in Havana AUTHOR: Chanel Cleeton RELEASED: February 6th, 2018; Berkley GENRE: Historical Fiction/Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution……

August 8, 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