A Song of Wraiths and Ruin

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Title: A Song of Wraiths and RuinSeries: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1Author:  Roseanne A. BrownGenre: Young Adult, FantasyPublisher: Balzer + BrayRelease Date: June 2, 2020Format: HardbackPage Count: 420Source: Owned Goodreads Synopsis For Malik, the Solstasia festival is a chance to escape his war-stricken home and start a new life with his sisters in the prosperous desert city of Ziran. But when a vengeful spirit abducts Malik’s younger sister, Nadia, as payment into the city, Malik strikes a fatal deal—kill Karina, Crown Princess of Ziran, for Nadia’s freedom. But Karina has deadly aspirations of her own. Her mother, the Sultana, has been assassinated; her court threatens […]

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The Wicked Deep

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Author: Shea Ernshaw Genre: Young Adult/paranormal Pages: 310 Format: Hardcover Rating:    Description: Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town. Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbor and pulling them under. Like many locals, seventeen-year-old Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the […]

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Resurrection Girls

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Author: Ava Morgyn Genre: Young Adult/paranormal Pages: 277 Format: E-Book Rating:    Description: Olivia Foster hasn’t felt alive since her little brother drowned in the backyard pool three years ago. Then Kara Hallas moves in across the street with her mother and grandmother, and Olivia is immediately drawn to these three generations of women. Kara is particularly intoxicating, so much so that Olivia not only comes to accept Kara’s morbid habit of writing to men on death row, she helps her do it. They sign their letters as the Resurrection Girls. But as Kara’s friendship pulls Olivia out of the […]

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These Rebel Waves

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    Author:   Sara Raasch     Genre:   Fantasy/Young Adult     Pages:   474     Format:   Hardcover     Rating:              Description:   Three people — three different stories all twisted together. Lu is a former revolutionary, Vex a former prisoner turned pirate and Ben is a heretic. When a Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks, they are all forced to make choices. Conspiracies arise and truths are revealed…will anyone be left standing at the end?

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Serpent & Dove

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  Author:   Shelby Mahurin     Genre:   Young Adult/fantasy     Pages:   519     Format:   Hardback     Rating:           Descripton:     After Lou and Reid make separate mistakes that impact each other, they are forced into holy matrimony by the Archbishop. There is only one problem: Reid is a witch hunter and Lou is a witch. Will she be able to keep her secret safe, or is she doomed?

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The Dead of Night

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    Author: Jean Rabe Genre: mystery   Pages: 259   Format: e-book   Rating:      Description: Piper is the new Sheriff, and she is up against more than murderers, she is up against the people who work for her as well. Her father, the former sheriff who was respected by all retired, but still has his hands in the department. Not only does Piper have to contend with all of that, she has to solve an old murder case as well. Nothing is ever easy…

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Daughter of the Pirate King

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    Author: Tricia Levenseller Genre: YA/Fantasy   Pages: 311   Format: hardback   Rating:      Description: Alosa is the daughter of the pirate king, sent to to find and retrieve a map that leads to a magnificent treasure. To obtain said map she must get captured by another pirate crew and then escape with said map and Alosa is not at all daunted at this task — the only problem is Riden, the second mate.

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Aurora Rising — Book Review

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Author: Amie Kaufman and Jay KristoffGenre: YA/Science Fiction Pages: 473Format: hardbackRating:        Description: It is 2380, and six cadets are assigned their first mission after their graduation from Aurora Academy. Tyler is the leader of this group — a group that can’t seem to get along with each other. That isn’t the only problem he’s got, he rescued a girl from a cryo-sleep of two hundred years. And for some reason, a war is going to be started over her?? Review I don’t like science fiction. I don’t read it — I can’t get into it. So why did […]

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The Hollow Girl

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    Author:   Hillary Monahan     Genre:   Young Adult -paranormal     Pages:   272     Format:   hardcover     Rating:              Description:   Bethan is an apprentice to a healer, Drina. She and Drina are Romani — and this sometimes causes problems for them. But Bet befriends a half-Roma young man in a nearby town. When she does, Silas and his friends brutally assault both Bet and Martyn. To save him, Bet must preform a spell, but the ingredients are gruesome. If the boys who assaulted them don’t come […]

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How to Hack a Heartbreak

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    Author:   Kristin Rockaway     Genre:   Romance/Contemporary     Pages:   352     Format:   paperback     Rating:              Description:   Mel works at a tech start-up group, Hatch. But she’s miserable, she has her degree but instead she’s only fixing jerks’ computers. Not only that, the dating game sucks. After one too many dick pics, Mel goes nuclear — and creates her own app. But very quickly Mel ends up in over her head.

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