Cinderella Is Dead

Cinderella Is DeadIt s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl s display of finery If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from again n nS

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Utopia Avenue

Utopia AvenueThe long awaited new novel from the bestselling, prize winning author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks n nUtopia Avenue is the strangest British band you ve never heard of Emerging from London s psychedelic scene in 1967 and fronted by folk singer Elf Holloway, guitar demigod Jasper de Zoet, and b

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This Is My America

This Is My AmericaDear Martin meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting YA novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system n nEvery week, seventeen year old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row Af

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A Sweet Mess

A Sweet MessKorean American author Jayci Lee delights with this delicious and light hearted romantic comedy that readers will devour and ask for n n n Bake a chance on love n n nAubrey Choi loves living in her small town nestled in the foothills of California, running her highly successful bakery away from th

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One Year of Ugly

One Year of UglyA fun, fresh, timely debut novel about the uproarious adventures that befall the Palacio family during their disastrous illegal residence in Trinidad that poignantly captures the complexities of dysfunctional families and passionate but sometimes messy romance.After fleeing crumbling, volatile Ven

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Mother Land

Mother LandLively and evocative, Mother Land is a deftly crafted exploration of identity and culture, with memorable and deeply human characters who highlight how that which makes us different can ultimately unite us Amy Myerson, author of The Bookshop of Yesterdays and The Imperfects n n n nFrom the critically

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Or What You Will

Or What You WillFrom the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award winning author of Among Others, an utterly original novel about how stories are brought forth n nHe has been too many things to count He has been a dragon with a boy on his back He has been a scholar, a warrior, a lover, and a thief He has been dream

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The Son of Good Fortune

The Son of Good FortuneFrom award winning author Lysley Tenorio, comes a big hearted debut novel following an undocumented Filipino son as he navigates his relationship with his mother, an uncertain future, and the place he calls home n nExcel spends his days trying to seem like an unremarkable American teenager When he s

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Something to Say

Something to SayFrom the author of A Good Kind of Trouble, a Walter Dean Myers Honor Book, comes another unforgettable story about finding your voice and finding your people Perfect for fans of Sharon Draper, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds n nEleven year old Jenae doesn t have any friends and she s just fine with t

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Running

RunningWhen fifteen year old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz s father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero while the whole country is watching n nIn this thoughtful, authentic, humorous, and

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The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

The Total Eclipse of Nestor LopezAll Nestor Lopez wants is to live in one place for than a few months and have dinner with his dad nWhen he and his mother move to a Texas to live with his grandmother after his dad s latest deployment, Nestor plans to lay low He definitely doesn t want anyone to find out his deepest secret th

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Mexican Gothic

Mexican GothicNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An isolated mansion A chillingly charismatic aristocrat And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets n nFrom the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror Kirkus Reviews set in glamorous 1950s Mexico

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A Burning

A BurningFor readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India n nJivan is a M

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Party of Two (The Wedding Date, #5)

Party of Two (The Wedding Date, #5)A chance meeting with a handsome stranger turns into a whirlwind affair that gets everyone talking n nDating is the last thing on Olivia Monroe s mind when she moves to LA to start her own law firm But when she meets a gorgeous man at a hotel bar and they spend the entire night flirting, she discove

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A Woman Is No Man

A Woman Is No ManThis debut novel by an Arab American voice,takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America n nIn Brooklyn, eighteen year old Deya is starting to meet with suitors Though she doesn t want to get married, her grandparents give her no choice History is repeating itself Deya s m

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Sea of Memories

Sea of MemoriesWhen Kendra first visits her ailing grandmother, Ella has only one request that Kendra write her story down, before she forgets n nIn 1937, seventeen year old Ella s life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful le de R and meets the charismatic, creative Christophe T

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The Real Sherlock

The Real SherlockSherlock Holmes is the most portrayed fictional character of all time, and he has been reimagined by actors, playwrights and directors over centuries but who is the creator behind the detective n nConan Doyle s own life was often stranger than fiction, and his most famous characters stories and p

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