Author Archives: Audviral, Mistress of the Stacks

About Audviral, Mistress of the Stacks

Teen Services Librarian for the Rita & Truett Smith Public Library of Wylie, Texas.

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi About: Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the … Continue reading

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Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton

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Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely

Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely  About: Meet Pity Jones.  Actually, her name is Serendipity but everyone calls her Pity.  She lives in an America that has been torn apart by a Second Civil War and ravaged by some type of … Continue reading

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The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma About: A ghostly story of suspense told in two voices–one still living and one dead. Nova Ren Suma tells a supernatural tale of guilt and innocence, and what happens when one is … Continue reading

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Tool of War by Paolo Bacigalupi

 Tool of War by Paolo Bacigalupi About: If you have read Shipbreaker or Drowned Cities, then you have already met Tool and been introduced to his world – a world where the seas have risen and completely changed life as … Continue reading

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Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

Puddin’ by Julie Murphy 

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