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Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson

Two young people meet at a pub in South East London. Both are Black British, both won scholarships to private schools where they struggled to belong, both are now artists - he a photographer, she a dancer - trying to make their mark in a city that by turns celebrates and rejects them. Tentatively, tenderly,… Continue reading Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson

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The Mask of Mirrors by M.A. Carrick

Fortune favors the bold. Magic favors the liars. Ren is a con artist who has come to the sparkling city of Nadežra with one goal: to trick her way into a noble house, securing her fortune and her sister's future. But as she's drawn into the elite world of House Traementis, she realizes her masquerade… Continue reading The Mask of Mirrors by M.A. Carrick

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Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC–Chapel Hill seems like the perfect escape—until Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus. A flying demon feeding on human energies. A… Continue reading Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

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My Most Anticipated Books of 2021

Hey guys, Last year was difficult for a lot of reasons but one saving grace was books and my anticipated releases and 2021 is shaping up to be another exciting one when it comes to all things bookish. There are so many amazing books coming out this year which I'm super excited for so I've… Continue reading My Most Anticipated Books of 2021

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Graves for Drifters and Thieves by Sophia Minetos

The Hespyrian West is a place for legends and lawless men. Here, Jae Oldridge works as a bounty hunter, getting by with her wits, her magic map, and not much else. At seventeen, she hunts not for money or glory, but to find her missing father—kidnapped by ghost riders three years back. When a saloon… Continue reading Graves for Drifters and Thieves by Sophia Minetos

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How The King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black & Rovina Cai

Once upon a time, there was a boy with a wicked tongue. Before he was a cruel prince or a wicked king, he was a faerie child with a heart of stone . #1 New York Times bestselling author, Holly Black reveals a deeper look into the dramatic life of Elfhame’s enigmatic high king, Cardan.… Continue reading How The King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black & Rovina Cai

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The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they've never even met their grandmother. Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a letter inviting them to work at her island resort for the summer, they're surprised . . . and… Continue reading The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

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These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery. A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir… Continue reading These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

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The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead.  Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much—the people of the southern provinces and especially Tikany,… Continue reading The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

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Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

Things I know about Harrow Lake:1.It's where my father shot his most disturbing slasher film.2.There's something not right about this town. Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker--she thinks nothing can scare her. But when her father is brutally attacked in their New York apartment, she's quickly packed off to live with… Continue reading Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis