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    War Girls Book Cover Picture
    War Girls Book Cover Picture

    War Girls

    by Tochi Onyebuchi

    Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria.
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    War Girls Book Cover Picture

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    A River of Royal Blood Book Cover Picture
    A River of Royal Blood Book Cover Picture

    A River of Royal Blood

    by Amanda Joy

    An enthralling debut perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone set in a North African-inspired fantasy world where two sisters must fight to the death to win the crown.
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    A River of Royal Blood Book Cover Picture

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    The Fountains of Silence Book Cover Picture
    The Fountains of Silence Book Cover Picture

    The Fountains of Silence

    by Ruta Sepetys

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship.
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    The Fountains of Silence Book Cover Picture

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    Who Put This Song On? Book Cover Picture
    Who Put This Song On? Book Cover Picture

    Who Put This Song On?

    by Morgan Parker

    In the vein of powerful reads like The Hate U Give and Girl in Pieces, comes poet Morgan Parker’s pitch-perfect novel about a black teenage girl searching for her identity when the world around her views her depression as a lack of faith and blackness as something to be politely ignored.
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    Who Put This Song On? Book Cover Picture

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    A Map of Days Book Cover Picture

    A Map of Days

    by Ransom Riggs

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    A Map of Days Book Cover Picture

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    Bridge of Clay Book Cover Picture
    Bridge of Clay Book Cover Picture

    Bridge of Clay

    by Markus Zusak

    The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance.
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    Bridge of Clay Book Cover Picture

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    Jackpot Book Cover Picture

    Jackpot

    by Nic Stone

    From the author of the New York Times bestseller Dear Martin–which Angie Thomas, the bestselling author of The Hate U Give, called “a must read”–comes a pitch-perfect romance that examines class, privilege, and how a stroke of good luck can change an entire life.
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    Jackpot Book Cover Picture

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    Frankly in Love Book Cover Picture

    Frankly in Love

    by David Yoon

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    Frankly in Love Book Cover Picture

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    Blood Heir Book Cover Picture
    Blood Heir Book Cover Picture

    Blood Heir

    by Amélie Wen Zhao

    This hot debut is the first book in an epic new series about a princess hiding a dark secret and the con man she must trust to clear her name for her father’s murder.
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    Blood Heir Book Cover Picture

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    I Know You Remember Book Cover Picture
    I Know You Remember Book Cover Picture

    I Know You Remember

    by Jennifer Donaldson

    I Know You Remember Book Cover Picture
    I Know You Remember Book Cover Picture

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    Juliet Takes a Breath Book Cover Picture
    Juliet Takes a Breath Book Cover Picture

    Juliet Takes a Breath

    by Gabby Rivera

    A gutsy, queer coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Nina LaCour, Rainbow Rowell, and Elizabeth Acevedo. In a summer bursting with queer brown dance parties, a sexy fling with a motorcycling librarian, and intense explorations of race and identity, Juliet learns what it means to come out–to the world, to her family, to herself.
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    Juliet Takes a Breath Book Cover Picture

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    The Babysitters Coven Book Cover Picture
    The Babysitters Coven Book Cover Picture

    The Babysitters Coven

    by Kate M. Williams

    Adventures in Babysitting meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this funny, action-packed novel about a coven of witchy babysitters who realize their calling to protect the innocent and save the world from an onslaught of evil.
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    The Babysitters Coven Book Cover Picture

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    The Beautiful Book Cover Picture

    The Beautiful

    by Renée Ahdieh

    New York Times bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with a sumptuous, sultry and romantic new series set in 19th century New Orleans where vampires hide in plain sight.
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    The Beautiful Book Cover Picture

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    The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) Book Cover Picture
    The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) Book Cover Picture

    The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth

    by Philip Pullman

    Powerful forces are about to throw Lyra and Malcolm together once again. And the dangers they face will challenge everything they thought they knew about the world, and about themselves.
    The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) Book Cover Picture
    The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) Book Cover Picture

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    American Royals Book Cover Picture
    American Royals Book Cover Picture

    American Royals

    by Katharine McGee

    What if America had a royal family? If you can’t get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We!
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    American Royals Book Cover Picture

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    Fireborne Book Cover Picture

    Fireborne

    by Rosaria Munda

    Game of Thrones meets Red Rising in a debut young adult fantasy that’s full of rivalry, romance . . . and dragons.
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    Fireborne Book Cover Picture

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    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture
    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture

    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass

    by Philip Pullman

    The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller hailed as one of the best books of all time, is now the basis for an HBO original series beginning in Fall 2019, starring Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture
    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture

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