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Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Strange the Dreamer Author  Laini Taylor Publisher Little, Brown Books | 2017 Pages 536 fantasy The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of… Continue reading Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

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A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

  A Very Large Expanse of Sea Author  Tahereh Mafi Publisher Harper Teen | 2018 Pages 320 contemporary | romance It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible… Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Illuminae Author  Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Publisher Knopf Books | 2015 Pages 602 sci fi This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more… Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Author  Kiersten White Publisher Delacorte Press | 2018 Pages 304 horror | fantasy Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her "caregiver," and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she… Continue reading The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

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The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzie Lee

  The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy Author Mackenzie Lee Publisher Katherin Tegen Books | 2018 Pages 450 historical fiction | young adult  A year after an accidentally whirlwind grand tour with her brother Monty, Felicity Montague has returned to England with two goals in mind—avoid the marriage proposal of a lovestruck suitor from… Continue reading The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzie Lee