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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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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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Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor – YA F TAY (Fantasy) WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Lazlo Strange is a librarian and a dreamer; Sarai is blue-skinned godspawn; Thyon is a charlatan, and Eril-Fane is the Godslayer.  The city of Weep, shrouded … Continue reading

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The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (#1) by Philip Pullman

The Book of Dust #1 – La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman – YA FIC PUL (Fantasy) WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. His parents run an … Continue reading

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Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

 Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake About:When kingdom come, there will be one. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted … Continue reading

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo About: Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a … Continue reading

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