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Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney

Tom is the seventh son of a seventh son, which means two things: one, his father is all out of tradesmen to apprentice his sons to.  And two, Tom can hear the dead.  These two things mean that Tom is going to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Beautiful Disaster is a perfect example of a book for the ever-rising category of new adult fiction. New adult fiction is a developing genre of fiction with protagonists in the 18-25 age bracket. Abby Abernathy is a good girl from … Continue reading

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Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer

Mary Faber is a young orphaned girl, begging on the streets of London and struggling to survive. An opportunity presents itself to earn some money and ensure that her belly is well fed daily.  She must take on a new … Continue reading

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Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park is a really sweet love story. Eleanor, new to school, and a bit of a misfit has trouble finding friends. Park, who is trying to keep his head down, begrudgingly offers Eleanor a seat on the school … Continue reading

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Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral

The book Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral is a love story in the form of a scrapbook; yet it is so much more than a scrapbook, more than just photos.  It is memorabilia from someone’s life, and that someone is Gloria Fleming.   … Continue reading

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The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith

In the very first bit of The Marbury Lens, you learn that Jack lives with his grandparents, is best friends with Connor, and that he is kidnapped while drunk, nearly raped, and escapes through sheer luck. It’s all downhill from … Continue reading

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These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman

Lilac LaRoux is the richest girl in the galaxy, the scion of a massive terraforming empire. Tarver Merendson is a military hero from a poor far-flung planet.  When they meet on the massive starliner the Icarus, their chemistry is immediate–but so is the … Continue reading

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On Little Wings by Regina Sirois

Jennifer’s life has changed dramatically. With the discovery of an old photograph, Jennifer uncovers an aunt her mother wishes to be forgotten. Against her mother’s wishes, Jennifer ventures from the fields of Nebraska to the ocean of Maine to learn … Continue reading

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

When seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up hungover from a wild party at a remote farmhouse, surrounded by dead classmates, she thinks things can’t get any worse…until she discovers a mysterious vampire named Gavriel chained up in the same room as her bitten ex-boyfriend Aiden, … Continue reading

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The Lost Sun by Tessa Gratton

The time is now, but the world is more than a little different. The United States were settled and established by Scandinavians who worshipped the Norse gods–who are very real and very active in the world. And so you get … Continue reading

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