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Children Of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

In a world where magic has disappeared and magis, once revered, are targeted by a ruthless king, Zélie has always feared she would share the fate of her mother, killed at the hands of the king’s guards when Zélie was just a child. Now, at seventeen, Zélie has a chance to bring magic back to the land of Orïsha. With the help of her brother Tzain and the fugitive Crown Princess Amari, she sets off on a journey to restore…

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Far From The Tree by Robin Benway

A moving contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment, by acclaimed YA vet Robin Benway Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including— Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a…

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Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst

Asra is demigod with a dangerous gift: the ability to dictate the future by writing in her blood. To keep her power secret, she leads a quiet life as a healer on a remote mountain, content to help the people in her care and spend time with Ina, the mortal girl she loves. But Asras peaceful life is upended when bandits threaten Ina’s village and the king does nothing to help. Desperate to protect her people, Ina begs Asra for…

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The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross

There is evil in the North country of Maevana, and king who should not be on the throne. Brienna lives in the south country of Magnalla, her Mother is from the south but her absentee father is from the north. Brienna is able to recall her (northern ) ancestor’s memories. Will she be able to remember enough to solve the mystery and set the right person on the throne. Mystery, politics, romance, intrigue. Renaissance France, follows a girl who finds…

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Onyx And Ivory by Mindee Arnett

A stunningly epic, adventurous, and romantic new fantasy about an outcast girl, the boy she loves, and the kingdom that has torn them apart. Kate’s father is Master of the horse and Kate grows up with her best friend Prince Corwin. Kate’s father tries to kill the king and is executed and Kate runs for her life. Fast forward 3 years later, she runs into Corwin & ends up saving his life. Kate has “wilder magic” a way with animals…

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In this suspenseful, gripping novel, teen twin girls raised separately meet for the first time at their mother’s funeral. Quinn has been trained to never tell a lie. Piper is a practiced liar. Narrated in both voices, the story of their quest to learn truths that have been concealed from them is shadowed by a dark spell that beckons them to run at night with a pack of murdering ghost hounds. Suspense, menace, mystery, witchcraft, family secrets, mistaken identity, and…

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Your One And Only by Adrianne Finlay

Jack is a walking fossil. The only human among a sea of clones. It’s been hundreds of years since humanity died off in the slow plague, leaving the clones behind to carry on human existence. Over time they’ve perfected their genes, moving further away from the imperfections of humanity. But if they really are perfect, why did they create Jack? While Jack longs for acceptance, Althea-310 struggles with the feeling that she’s different from her sisters. Her fascination with Jack…

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Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

A gorgeous and emotionally resonant debut novel about a half-Japanese teen who grapples with social anxiety and her narcissist mother in the wake of a crushing rejection from art school. Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain that once she makes it into her dream art school, Prism, her real…

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Wicked Like Wildfire by Lana Popovic

From debut author Lana Popovic comes the first book in a bewitching YA fantasy duology about a wicked bargain that binds the fates—and hearts—of twin sisters to a force larger than life. All the women in Iris and Malina’s family have the unique magical ability or “gleam” to manipulate beauty. Iris sees flowers as fractals and turns her kaleidoscope visions into glasswork, while Malina interprets moods as music. But their mother has strict rules to keep their gifts a secret,…

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