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Anna and the French Kiss — Stephanie Perkins

TITLE: Anna and the French Kiss AUTHOR: Stephanie Perkins RELEASED: December 2nd, 2010; Speak GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Anna never wanted to spend her senior year in Paris. Maybe it would’ve been a dream for most American girls, but for Anna, she wanted to spend her last…

November 14, 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
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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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To Be Honest — Maggie Ann Martin

TITLE: To Be Honest AUTHOR: Maggie Ann Martin RELEASES: August 21st, 2018; Swoon Reads GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Savannah is dreading being home alone with her overbearing mother after her sister goes off to college. But if she can just get through senior year, she’ll be able…

August 18, 2018
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Heretics Anonymous — Katie Henry

TITLE: Heretics Anonymous AUTHOR: Katie Henry RELEASES: August 7th, 2018; Katherine Tegen Books GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Michael is an atheist. So as he walks through the doors at St. Clare’s—a strict Catholic school—sporting a plaid tie, things can’t get much worse. His dad has just made…

August 6, 2018
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Grace and Fury — Tracy Banghart

This book has been fairly hyped lately, mainly for its claims as a staunchly feminist YA fantasy. You guys already know I’m here for all the feminist reads, so I was pretty excited to pick this one up. When it comes to ARCs, I…

July 25, 2018
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Contagion — Erin Bowman

TITLE: Contagion AUTHOR: Erin Bowman SERIES: Contagion, #1 RELEASES: July 24th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Sci-fi/Horror AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: After receiving a distress call from a drill team on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is sent into deep space to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. When they arrive, they…

July 23, 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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Children of Blood and Bone — Tomi Adeyemi

TITLE: Children of Blood and Bone AUTHOR: Tomi Adeyemi SERIES: Legacy of Orïsha, #1 RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Henry Holt Books for Young Readers GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s…

July 20, 2018
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Sky in the Deep — Adrienne Young

TITLE: Sky in the Deep AUTHOR: Adrienne Young RELEASED: April 24th, 2018; Wednesday Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but…

July 19, 2018