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Creepy and Atmospheric: As I Descended by Robin Talley

As I Descendedby Robin Talley Published by HarperTeen on September 6th 2016 Genres: Paranormal, Retelling, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 384 Goodreads   Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple—even if no one knows it but them. Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey. Golden […]

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7 Reasons to Read The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

The Weight of Feathersby Anna-Marie McLemore Published by Thomas Dunne Books on September 15th 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Magic Realism, Retelling, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 320 Goodreads   The Palomas and the Corbeaus have long been rivals and enemies, locked in an escalating feud for more than a generation. Both families make their living as […]

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A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

A Thousand Nightsby E.K. Johnston Published by Disney-Hyperion on October 6th 2015 Genres: Retelling, Fantasy, Young Adult, YA Pages: 336 Goodreads   Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, looking for a wife. When she sees the dust cloud on the horizon, she knows he has arrived. She knows he will […]

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Beastly Bones by William Ritter

Beastly Bonesby William Ritter Series: Jackaby #2 Published by Algonquin on September 22nd 2015 Genres: Historical Fiction, Mystery Pages: 304 Goodreads   The highly anticipated follow-up to the “rich world” of the “lighthearted and assured debut,” featuring an “irresistible character” whose first thrilling and original adventure “demands sequels.” “I’ve found very little about private detective […]

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The Pirate Code by Heidi Schulz

The Pirate Codeby Heidi Schulz Series: Hook’s Revenge #2 Published by Disney-Hyperion on September 15th 2015 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Retelling Pages: 352 Goodreads   Fresh off a fearsome encounter with the Neverland crocodile, Jocelyn Hook decides the most practical plan is to hunt down her father’s famous fortune. After all, she’ll need the gold […]

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Every Word by Ellie Marney

Every Wordby Ellie Marney Series: Every #2 Published by Tundra Books on September 8th 2015 Genres: Mystery, YA, Romance Pages: 340 Goodreads   James Mycroft has just left for London to investigate a car accident similar to the one that killed his parents seven years ago…without saying goodbye to Rachel Watts, his ‘partner in crime’. […]

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Lion Heart by A.C. Gaughen

Lion Heartby A.C. Gaughen Series: Scarlet #3 Published by Bloomsbury USA Children on May 19th 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Retelling, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 348 Goodreads   The eagerly-awaited conclusion to the Scarlet trilogy delivers another action-packed and romance-filled adventure. Scarlet has captured the hearts of readers as well as the heart of Robin […]

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Every Breath by Ellie Marney

Every Breathby Ellie Marney Series: Every #1 Published by Tundra Books on October 14th 2014 Genres: Contemporary, Mystery, Retelling, YA, Young Adult Goodreads   When James Mycroft drags Rachel Watts off on a night mission to the Melbourne Zoo, the last thing she expects to find is the mutilated body of Homeless Dave, one of […]

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Hook’s Revenge by Heidi Schulz + illustrations by John Hendrix

Hook’s Revengeby Heidi Schulz Series: Hook’s Revenge #1 Published by Disney, Hyperion on September 16th 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Middle Grade, Retelling Goodreads   Captain Hook’s feisty daughter hits the high seas to avenge her father’s death at the jaws of the Neverland crocodile in Heidi Schulz’s spirited middle-grade debut.Twelve-year-old Jocelyn dreams of becoming every bit […]

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Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Second Starby Alyssa B. Sheinmel Published by Farrar Straus Giroux on May 13th 2014 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Retelling, Romance, YA, Young Adult Goodreads   A twisty story about love, loss, and lies, this contemporary oceanside adventure is tinged with a touch of dark magic as it follows seventeen-year-old Wendy Darling on a search for her […]