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Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

Synopsis: At night, Las Mal Criadas own these streets. Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City. That roles brings with it violent throw downs and access to the hottest boydega clubs, but the sixteen-year-old grows weary of the life. Her dream is to get off the streets and make a home in the… Continue reading Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

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Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Synopsis: Jack Ellison King. King of Almost. He almost made valedictorian. He almost made varsity. He almost got the girl . . .  When Jack and Kate meet at a party, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks, Jack knows heโ€™s fallingโ€”hard. Soon sheโ€™s meeting his best friends,… Continue reading Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

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Running with Lions by Julian Winters

Synopsis: Bloomington High School Lions' star goalie, Sebastian Hughes, should be excited about his senior year: His teammates are amazing and he's got a coach who doesn't ask anyone to hide their sexuality. But when his estranged childhood best friend Emir Shah shows up to summer training camp, Sebastian realizes the team's success may end… Continue reading Running with Lions by Julian Winters

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This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Thereโ€™s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villainsโ€”and friends or enemiesโ€”with the future of their home at stake. The first of two… Continue reading This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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Dreadnought by April Daniels

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the worldโ€™s greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out sheโ€™s transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantle to her, and those… Continue reading Dreadnought by April Daniels

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited loveโ€”sheโ€™s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly canโ€™t stomach the idea of rejection. So sheโ€™s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful.… Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

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Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she's, in fact, one of Quadara's most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an honest, upstanding citizen of Quadara's most enlightened region, Eonia. He runs afoul of Keralie when she steals a package from him, putting his life in danger. When… Continue reading Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

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Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: In a continent on the edge of war, two witches hold its fate in their hands. Young witches Safiya and Iseult have a habit of finding trouble. After clashing with a powerful Guildmaster and his ruthless Bloodwitch bodyguard, the friends are forced to flee their home. Safi must avoid capture at all costs… Continue reading Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

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Monstress Vol 1 (#1-6): Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them… Continue reading Monstress Vol 1 (#1-6): Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu