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The Art of Losing — Lizzy Mason

TITLE: The Art of Losing AUTHOR: Lizzy Mason GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: On one terrible night, 17-year-old Harley Langston’s life changes forever. At a party she discovers her younger sister, Audrey, hooking up with her boyfriend, Mike—and she abandons them both in a rage. When…

April 24, 2019
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Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) — Patricia Briggs

TITLE: Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) AUTHOR: Patricia Briggs GENRE: Paranormal Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Mercedes Thompson, aka Mercy, is a talented Volkswagen mechanic living in the Tri-Cities area of Washington. She also happens to be a walker, a magical being with the power to shift…

April 12, 2019
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A Danger to Herself and Others — Alyssa B. Sheinmel

TITLE: A Danger to Herself and Others AUTHOR: Alyssa B. Sheinmel RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2019 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA It was just a mistake. One big misunderstanding, that’s what landed Hannah here in the Institution, and soon enough, her best friend’s parents and the doctors…

March 6, 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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Goodbye, Perfect — Sara Barnard

TITLE: Goodbye, Perfect AUTHOR: Sara Barnard RELEASED: January 29th, 2019; Simon Pulse (US re-release) GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA If there’s one thing in life Eden can count on, it’s her best friend, Bonnie—until Bonnie runs away with their music instructor, and everything gets thrown into a whirlwind of…

February 3, 2019
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Even if I Fall — Abigail Johnson

TITLE: Even if I Fall AUTHOR: Abigail Johnson RELEASED: January 8th, 2019; Inkyard Press GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA The world has been a scary place for Brooke ever since her older brother—her hero—confessed to murdering his best friend a year ago. She’s tried so hard to stay under…

January 16, 2019
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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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A Quiet Kind of Thunder — Sara Barnard

TITLE: A Quiet Kind of Thunder AUTHOR: Sara Barnard RELEASED: January 9th, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: gift from Kathy Huge thank you to my sweet friend Kathy for sending me a surprise gift copy of this book! She read it and loved it…

November 10, 2018