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Nightingale — Amy Lukavics

TITLE: Nightingale AUTHOR: Amy Lukavics RELEASES: September 25th, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: At seventeen, June Hardie is everything a young woman in 1951 shouldn’t be–independent, rebellious, a dreamer. June longs to travel, to attend college and to write the dark science fiction…

September 21, 2018
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The Sisters of the Winter Wood — Rena Rossner

TITLE: The Sisters of the Winter Wood AUTHOR: Rena Rossner RELEASES: September 25th, 2018; Redhook/Orbit GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life – even if they’ve heard of troubling times for Jews…

September 17, 2018
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The Haunting of Hill House — Shirley Jackson

TITLE: The Haunting of Hill House AUTHOR: Shirley Jackson RELEASED: 1959; Viking Press GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre. First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of…

September 14, 2018
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Strange Grace — Tessa Gratton

TITLE: Strange Grace AUTHOR: Tessa Gratton RELEASES: September 18th, 2018; Margaret K. McElderry Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Long ago, a village made a bargain with the devil: to ensure their prosperity, when the Slaughter Moon rises, the village must sacrifice a young man into the depths…

September 12, 2018
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BLOG TOUR: I Do Not Trust You — Laura J. Burns & Melinda Metz

TITLE: I Do Not Trust You AUTHOR: Laura J. Burns & Melinda Metz RELEASES: September 11th, 2018; Wednesday Books GENRE: Adventure/Mystery AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: ARC SYNOPSIS: Memphis “M” Engle is stubborn to a fault, graced with an almost absurd knowledge of long lost languages and cultures, and…

September 10, 2018
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Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction — Irene Gallo

TITLE: Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction EDITORS: Irene Gallo RELEASES: September 4th, 2018; TorDotCom GENRE: Sci-fi & Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Since it began in 2008 Tor.com has explored countless new worlds of fiction, delving into possible and impossible futures, alternate and…

September 3, 2018
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Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) — Cassandra Clare

TITLE: Clockwork Prince AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare SERIES: The Infernal Devices, #2 RELEASED: December 6th, 2011; Margaret Ferguson Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal.…

August 25, 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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City of Glass — Cassandra Clare

TITLE: City of Glass AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare SERIES: The Mortal Instruments, #3 RELEASED: March 24th, 2009; Margaret Ferguson Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: To save her mother’s life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters — never mind that…

June 25, 2018
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Happy Towel Day! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — Douglas Adams

TITLE: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy AUTHOR: Douglas Adams RELEASED: October 12th, 1979; Pan Books GENRE: Science Fiction/Comedy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect,…

May 25, 2018