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Shimmer and Burn – Mary Taranta

From the publisher, “Faris grew up fighting to survive in the slums of Brindaigel while caring for her sister, Cadence. But when Cadence is caught trying to flee the kingdom and is sold into slavery, Faris reluctantly agrees to a … Continue reading

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The Last Tudor – Philippa Gregory

Jane, Katherine, Mary, the Grey daughters, were very unlike. Jane was quiet, religious, very intelligent. Katherine was the beauty, happy, loving life and wanting to experience everything it had to offer. Mary, the lovely little dwarf, stayed carefully in the … Continue reading

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The Wood – Chelsea Bobulski

From the publisher, “When Winter’s dad goes missing during his nightly patrol of the wood, it falls to her to patrol the time portals and protect the travelers who slip through them.  Winter can’t help but think there’s more to … Continue reading

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The Half-Drowned King – Linnea Hartsuyker

Ragnvald knew he would drown, and it would not be a terrible death, better than dying from the wound in his face. The cold had penetrated his body. It would not be long now. Then he felt something pull on … Continue reading

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The Painted Queen – Elizabeth Peters, Joan Hess

After a long and tiring trip, Amelia and Emerson are at last in Cairo, settling into their usual rooms at Shepheard’s. At least Amelia is settling in.  Emerson has been summoned to the presence of Maspero, director of the Service … Continue reading

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The Lying Game – Ruth Ware

Fatima, Thea and Isabel were living their lives.  Trying to keep their lives normal and in order.  Trying to forget the secret they shared. Then the text came on each of their phones, the text they hoped they would never … Continue reading

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What Goes Up – Katie Kennedy

From the publisher, “Rosa and Eddie are among hundreds of teens applying to NASA’s mysterious Interworlds Agency. They’re not exactly sure what the top-secret program entails, but they know they want in. Rosa has her brilliant parents’ legacies to live … Continue reading

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