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About Audviral, Mistress of the Stacks

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

Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics About: When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner’s family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson About: Andie Walker knows exactly what she wants in life. Her junior year summer will be spent in a pre-pre med program and she can’t wait. Everything is going as planned until her program … Continue reading

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God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya

God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya About: Vivek Shraya’s first book is a collection of twenty-one short stories following a tender, intellectual, and curious child as he navigates the complex realms of sexuality, gender, racial politics, religion, and belonging. God … Continue reading

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Airhead by Meg Cabot

Airhead by Meg Cabot About: Emerson Watts, or Em, is sixteen and does not care for fashion at all. When an unfortunate event occurs, she receives a transplant of sorts and she wakes up not knowing what they did to … Continue reading

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And I Darken by Kiersten White

And I Darken by Kiersten White About: No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwyla likes it that way. Ever since she and her brother were abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman sultan’s … Continue reading

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval by Stephanie Garber –  YA F GAR (Fantasy) What It’s About:  Caraval is a place. (There’s even a map!) It is also a game. And it’s a band of players led by the mysterious and somewhat sinister Legend. But … Continue reading

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Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer

Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer About: Through diary entries, reveals the life of Britain’s strong-willed and short-tempered Queen Victoria from the age of eight through her twenty-fourth birthday, up to her third wedding anniversary with her beloved Albert in 1843. … Continue reading

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