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Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean [ARC] In a palace of illusions, nothing is what it seems. Each generation, a competition is held to find the next empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive the palace’s enchanted seasonal rooms. Conquer Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Marry the prince. All are eligible to compete—all except yōkai, supernatural monsters and spirits whom the human emperor is determined to enslave and destroy. Mari has spent a …

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Reign of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #2)

Reign of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #2) The realm’s darkest secret is out. The cruelty of the capital and the power-hungry King Arden have scattered Bleak and her companions across the continents. On the run in a foreign land, Bleak finds herself tied to some unexpected strangers. When the answers she yearns for are finally within reach, she must face the hard truths of her past, and take her fate into her …

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Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #1)

Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #1) In a realm where toxic mist sweeps the lands and magic is forbidden, all Bleak wants is a cure for her power. Still grieving the death of her guardian and dangerously self-medicating with alcohol, Bleak is snatched from her home by the Commander of the King’s Army, and summoned to the capital. But the king isn’t the only one interested in Bleak’s powers. The leader …

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The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana (The Confectioner Chronicles #1)

The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana (The Confectioner Chronicles #1) A magic cupcake. A culinary killer. The perfect recipe for murder. Wren knew her sweet treats could work wonders, but she never knew they could work magic. She barely has time to wrap her head around the stunning revelation when the head of the prestigious Confectioner’s Guild falls down dead before her. Poisoned by her cupcake. Now facing murder charges in a magical world she …

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The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #2)

The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #2) [ARC] Kristen Ciccarelli’s distinct brand of lyrical, haunting fantasy continues in the companion to her bestselling debut, The Last Namsara. Perfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and Renee Ahdieh. Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that it forged them together forever. Roa and Essie called it the hum. It was a magic they cherished—until the day a terrible accident took Essie’s life and …

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The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #1)

The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #1) In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be darkness—and so there was also the Iskari. The child of blood and moonlight. The destroyer. The death-bringer. These are the legends that Asha, daughter of the king of Firgaard, has grown up learning in hushed whispers, drawn to …

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The Woodcutter by Kate Danley

The Woodcutter by Kate Danley Deep within the Wood, a young woman lies dead. Not a mark on her body. No trace of her murderer. Only her chipped glass slippers hint at her identity. The Woodcutter, keeper of the peace between the Twelve Kingdoms of Man and the Realm of the Faerie, must find the maiden’s killer before others share her fate. Guided by the wind and aided by three charmed axes won from the …

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Angel Radio by A.M. Blaushild

Angel Radio by A.M. Blaushild It is on the cusp of summer that strange angels of eyes and wings appear throughout the world, and a week later all of humanity is dead. Except one girl. Months later, Erika Cantor continues to wander her desolate hometown without purpose or answers—until a strange radio broadcast sends her into the dangerous world outside—a world past civilization, whose only inhabitants are monsters and demons. There, Erika meets Midori, a …

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Love, Lust & Friendship by Elizabeth Stevens

Love, Lust & Friendship by Elizabeth Stevens [ARC] Meet Christopher Henderson. Kit to his friends and admirers. Hendo to the jocks who worship him. Butt-head (or Topher) to me and my best friend. AKA, the dillweed of a human being. Meet Alexander Henderson. Ander to the people who put up with his skinny ass. Hendo Jr to the jocks sucking up to Topher. Best Friend Extraordinaire to me. AKA, the love of my life. Meet Addison MacGuire. Addy …

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The Elementals – The Ice Princess by Brandon Vadovic

The Elementals – The Ice Princess by Brandon Vadovic When Eira was seven, she was involved in a car crash that left her mother dead and her with no memories of the incident. Little did she realize that she had been chosen to succeed her mother as the ‘Ice Elemental’, one of six guardians that keeps everything from teetering into chaos. Nine years later, now a student in high school in Snowspell Wisconsin, her dad …

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The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders & Leslie Saunders (The Rule of One #1)

The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders & Leslie Saunders (The Rule of One #1) In their world, telling the truth has become the most dangerous crime of all. In the near-future United States, a one-child policy is ruthlessly enforced. Everyone follows the Rule of One. But Ava Goodwin, daughter of the head of the Texas Family Planning Division, has a secret—one her mother died to keep and her father has helped to hide for …

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The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross

The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross A sumptuously magical, brand new take on a tale as old as time—read the Beast’s side of the story at long last. I am neither monster nor man—yet I am both. I am the Beast. The day I was cursed to this wretched existence was the day I was saved—although it did not feel so at the time. My redemption sprung from contemptible roots; I am not proud of …

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Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Mirage #1)

Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Mirage #1) In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel beyond her isolated moon. But when adventure comes for Amani, it is not what she …

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Evenfall by Gaja J. Kos & Boris Kos (Shadowfire #1)

Evenfall by Gaja J. Kos & Boris Kos (Shadowfire #1) [ARC] A monster does not deserve the intimacy of a name As if waking up in an unfamiliar world isn’t enough of a surprise, Ember gains a new title to her name. Savior. Hunted by the Crescent Prince and his lethal shadows, she accepts a young Mage’s help to navigate the land of blood magic and its many illusions. But where Ada sees the good …

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Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Invictus by Ryan Graudin Time flies when you’re plundering history. Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far’s birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring history himself is all he’s ever wanted, and after failing his final time-traveling exam, Far takes a position commanding a ship with a crew of his friends as part of a …

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The Star Children by Rachel Deagan

The Star Children by Rachel Deagan They were called The Star Children, created by The Project with their own special abilities; a mix of “races” to bring the world to a new consciousness. In order to save the world, Jacey has to die, but two allies stand by her side. Unaware at first of what she and her newfound friends are, she begins to discover her entire life was a lie. Now the three are …

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Romeo & What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff

Romeo & What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff Understudies never get to perform . . . which is why being Juliet’s understudy in the school’s yearly “Evening with Shakespeare” is the perfect role for Emily. She can earn some much-needed extra credit while pursuing her main goal of spending time with Wes, aka Romeo, aka the hottest, nicest guy in school (in her completely unbiased opinion). And she meant to learn her lines, really, it’s …

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Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry Michael is an atheist. So as he walks through the doors at St. Clare’s—a strict Catholic school—sporting a plaid tie, things can’t get much worse. His dad has just made the family move again, and Michael needs a friend. When a girl challenges their teacher in class, Michael thinks he might have found one, and a fellow nonbeliever at that. Only this girl, Lucy, is not just Catholic . . …

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The Continent by Keira Drake (The Continent #1)

The Continent by Keira Drake (The Continent #1) For her sixteenth birthday, Vaela Sun receives the most coveted gift in all the Spire—a trip to the Continent. It seems an unlikely destination for a holiday: a cold, desolate land where two nations remain perpetually locked in combat. Most citizens lucky enough to tour the Continent do so to observe the spectacle and violence of battle, a thing long vanished in the peaceful realm of the …

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk of the Air #1)

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk of the Air #1) Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe. Jude was seven years old when her parents were …

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Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart In a world where women have no rights, sisters Serina and Nomi Tessaro face two very different fates: one in the palace, the other in prison. Serina has been groomed her whole life to become a Grace–someone to stand by the heir to the throne as a shining, subjugated example of the perfect woman. But when her headstrong and rebellious younger sister, Nomi, catches the heir’s eye, it’s Serina …

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The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas

The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas There are no more cheerleaders in the town of Sunnybrook. First there was the car accident—two girls gone after hitting a tree on a rainy night. Not long after, the murders happened. Those two girls were killed by the man next door. The police shot him, so no one will ever know why he did it. Monica’s sister was the last cheerleader to die. After her suicide, Sunnybrook High disbanded the cheer …

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Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning Wicked meets The Little Mermaid in the captivating origin story of the sea’s most iconic villainess, perfect for fans of Heartless and Dorothy Must Die. Ever since her best friend Anna died, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. Hiding her talents, mourning her loss, drowning in her guilt. Then a girl with an uncanny resemblance to Anna appears on the shore, and the two girls catch the eyes of two charming princes. …

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Wreck by Fleur Ferris

Wreck by Fleur Ferris Tamara Bennett is going to be the first journalist to strictly report only good news. Finished with high school, Tamara is ready to say goodbye to her sleepy little town and part-time job at the local paper. O-weeks awaits, which means parties, cute boys and settling into student res with her best friend Relle. Things take an unexpected turn, however, when she arrives home to find her house ransacked and her …

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Bright We Burn by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #3)

Bright We Burn by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #3) Haunted by the sacrifices he made in Constantinople, Radu is called back to the new capital. Mehmed is building an empire, becoming the sultan his people need. But Mehmed has a secret: as emperor, he is more powerful than ever . . . and desperately lonely. Does this mean Radu can finally have more with Mehmed . . . and would he even want it? …

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Now I Rise by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #2)

Now I Rise by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #2) Lada Dracul has no allies. No throne. All she has is what she’s always had: herself. After failing to secure the Wallachian throne, Lada is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her blood-strewn path. Filled with a white-hot rage, she storms the countryside with her men, accompanied by her childhood friend Bogdan, terrorizing the land. But brute force isn’t getting Lada what she …

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And I Darken by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #1)

And I Darken by Kiersten White

And I Darken by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #1) No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is the key to survival. She and Radu are doomed to act as pawns in a vicious game, …

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Every Star in the Sky by A.R. Asher

Every Star in the Sky by A.R. Asher The Plague is a disease that kills people and turns them into birds. At least, that’s the rumor. But when awkward eighteen-year-old village hunter Jay Hart journeys to the capitol and learns that the rumor is true, she’s quick to join The Nightingales: an underground resistance against the Plague and its creator. However, she soon learns she must fight more than a plague. Jay must fight her …

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Favor of the Gods by Ali Winters

Favor of the Gods by Ali Winters “Like Icarus, you flew too close to the sun. Someone had to bring you back down to reality. You don’t belong with princesses, heroes, or demigods.” Ever since Medusa unwittingly crossed her school’s resident mean girl, her life has been hell. If only she could keep her distance from Perseus who has a knack for always being in the wrong place at the right time. But rivalry goes …

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Olympian Challenger by Astrid Arditi (Olympian Challenger #1)

Olympian Challenger by Astrid Arditi (Olympian Challenger #1) A hero’s tournament. A defiant contender. Does one girl have the courage to take on Mount Olympus? Hope’s world doesn’t have room for heroes. She barely has time for schoolwork, swim team, and taking care of her ailing mother. But when she’s invited to a mysterious tournament, the all-powerful hosts won’t take no for an answer. Transported to Mount Olympus, Hope comes face to face with her …

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Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans invaded. She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion. On a routine delivery, a …

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Where Lore Resides: A Young Adult & New Adult Fantasy Anthology by Megan Linski (and more…)

Where Lore Resides: A Young Adult & New Adult Fantasy Anthology by Megan Linski (and others…) Do you have what it takes to survive the adventure? Enter into hidden realms and journey across fantastic lands where dragons devour, kingdoms rule, and magic goes awry. Dive into Where Lore Resides, an incredible collection of 10 short fantasy stories by USA TODAY Bestsellers and award-winning authors, all of which feature coming-of-age characters. Zombies devour, witches cast spells, psychics consult with …

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Aurabel by Laura Dockrill (Lorali #2)

Aurabel by Laura Dockrill (Lorali #2) Forget what you know about mermaids with Laura Dockrill’s hilarious, riotous adventure not to be missed. It has been two years since Rory drowned, and Lorali is in Hastings, living the quiet life of a normal teenage girl. But her safe life on land won’t last for long. Life in The Whirl has become a hotbed of underwater politics and as the council jostles to oust the king, one …

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