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  1. An Inheritance of Ashes

    An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet ISBN: 9780544281110 In the aftermath of a brutal war against the servants of a dark god, Hallie and her older sister Marthe struggle to keep their farm going while they wait for Marthe's husband Thom to come home from the war. As time…

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  2. Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets

    Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets edited by Paige Daniels and Mary Fan ISBN: 9781512325614 Brave New Girls is an anthology of YA stories featuring teen girls in STEM roles. Here you'll find a lively collection of teen hackers, tinkerers, mathematicians, and scientists, all of whom happen to…

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  3. Recommended Book: The Edge of Forever

    The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst A time cadet from 2146 breaks the rules and travels to 2013 to try and stop the murder of a 16-year-old girl. The Edge of Forever is an engaging young adult time travel with relatable teen characters. Told in alternating viewpoints. Diversity:…

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  4. Book Review: Smek for President

    Smek for President by Adam Rex Science fiction for kids is rare enough; truly funny middle-grade science fiction is even rarer. In fact, off the top of my head I can only think of one book in the hilarious middle-grade science fiction genre: The True Meaning of Smekday. Now that…

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  5. 2014 Andre Norton Award Nominees

    The 2014 Nebula Award nominees have been announced, and with it the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. The Nebula and Andre Norton awards are given by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Two of the Andre Norton nominees were also…

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  6. Book Review: Dark Eden by Chris Beckett

    Dark Eden by Chris Beckett Imagine a world with no sun. A world where the only heat and light comes from geothermal energy and bioluminescent plants and animals, and everything else is dark. Imagine a community of 532 people living on this planet, all descended from two astronauts who were…

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  7. The Infinite Sea Cover Reveal

    The cover for The Infinite Sea, sequel to Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave, has been revealed. You can see a larger image of it over at USA Today, along with an interesting interview with Rick Yancey. (Note: Although Yancey tries to be careful not to spoil anything, I think…

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  8. Book Review: The Summer Prince

    The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson June and her best friend Gil are thrilled to wrangle an invite to the official celebration of the newly elected Summer King, Enki. But they never anticipate that Gil and Enki will fall in love, or how much Enki will affect both of…

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  9. 2013 Cybils Awards: Suggested Nominations

    There are only about five more days to nominate for the Cybils Awards, and while there are some great books nominated, I’m surprised at some of the books released in the last year that haven’t been nominated yet. If you haven’t nominated yet, here are some suggestions…

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  10. Book Review: The Color of Rain

    The Color of Rain by Cori McCarthy Plot: Rain White lives in Earth City, where she ekes out a living trying to take care of her little brother, Walker. That is, until Walker becomes one of the Touched, people who have a degenerative brain disease. If the authorities find out…

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