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Sneaky Shadows by S.C. Manchild & Sam Caldwell

Sneaky Shadows is a very simple premise, on one page the reader is shown a silhouette and asked to guess what it might be. The next page reveals the answer. It starts out quite simple with a silhouet…

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The Power of Positive Pranking by Nat Amoore

Casey and her friends learn their local Mayor has nefarious plans for their town – plans that disregard the environment and rely on the town’s voting-aged citizens remaining disengaged from their civ…

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Metal Fish, Falling Snow by Cath Moore

Her mother has passed away, and now Dylan has to leave her small rural home town of Beyen, in the company of her mother’s boyfriend, Pat. Dylan and Pat drive towards the ocean and the boat that Dylan…

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Again Again by E. Lockhart

Adelaide Buchwald has just been dumped by Mikey, who has gallivanted off to Puerto Rico for the summer, leaving Adelaide behind at Alabaster Preparatory Academy. Adelaide plans to spend her holidays …

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The Secret Library of Hummingbird House by Julianne Negri

An abandoned mansion slated for destruction, an ancient mulberry tree that holds important memories, and a family still working out the terms of parental separation. These are the ingredients in Juli…

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The Pony Question by Jackie Merchant

Essie gave up on horses after she was caught up in a cheating scandal with her last pony. Her dad was the parent who helped with her horse and riding events, anyway. Now her parents have divorced, an…

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Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

Kevin Kwan has done it again. Told with his signature wit and flair, his latest romantic comedy of manners pays homage to A Room with a View, Pride and Prejudice, and, strangely enough, Crazy Rich As

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Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Clap When You Land is a poignant novel in verse by National Book Award-winner Elizabeth Acevedo that touches on themes of culture, connection and identity. It is the story of two girls separated by a…

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In the Time of Foxes by Jo Lennan

In Jo Lennan’s varied, beguiling debut short-story collection, the psychological qualities often ascribed to foxes are evoked as often as their visual and habitual distinctions. The foxes of these st…

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Hex by Rebecca Dinerstein Knight

The person who believes in you is the most dangerous person you know. The person who believes in you can unbuild you in an instant.

Nell Barber is not having a good year. She’s broken up with her b…

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