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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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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
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The Astonishing Color of After — Emily X. R. Pan

TITLE: The Astonishing Color of After AUTHOR: Emily X. R. Pan RELEASED: March 20th, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Fantasy/Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who…

July 21, 2018
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Sea of Strangers – Lang Leav (ARC Review)

I have always loved Lang’s poetry, ever since I can remember knowing it existed. I used to read her work over and over as a teen, getting lost in how emotive and haunting it was. When I saw that she was releasing a new…

January 19, 2018
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The Atrocities – Jeremy C. Shipp (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Atrocities AUTHOR: Jeremy C. Shipp RELEASES: April 17, 2018; Tor.com Publishing GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: When Isabella died, her parents were determined to ensure her education wouldn’t suffer. But Isabella’s parents had not informed her new governess of Isabella’s… condition, and when Ms…

January 18, 2018
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Please Ignore Vera Dietz — A.S. King

When Vera loses her best friend, Charlie, in an apparent suicide after he leaves her for the wrong crowd, everyone expects her to mourn. Nobody expects her to take up drinking in her father's footsteps, or to start seeing visions of Charlie everywhere she…

January 9, 2017