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Book Review: Dream of Kings

by Sharon Hinck publisher's synopsis: The Future Never Sleeps In the glacial nation of Norgard, Jolan the Dream Teller serves every seeker, whether peasant or high lord. Though she loves using her gift, she struggles to navigate the corrupt and dangerous court and the jealousies of the Guildagard. When an old man’s nightmare imparts a… Continue reading Book Review: Dream of Kings

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Book Review: Sky Without Stars

by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell publisher's synopsis: A thief. An officer. A guardian.Three strangers. One shared destiny . . . When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and… Continue reading Book Review: Sky Without Stars

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Book Review: Fire Dancer

by Catherine Jones Payne publisher's synopsis: So You Think You Can Dance meets Storm Siren Fire is a dangerous magic. Sixteen-year-old Kyla is preparing for the test of her life: a high-stakes dance competition to win the role of principal dancer in the fire festival's elite troupe. When she's not sneaking off into the woods to practice… Continue reading Book Review: Fire Dancer

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Book Review: Within These Lines

by Stephanie Morrill Publisher's synopsis: Evalina Cassano’s life in an Italian-American family in 1941 is everything it “should be” until she falls in love with Taichi Hamasaki, the son of Japanese immigrants. Despite the scandal it would cause and that inter-racial marriage is illegal in California, Evalina and Taichi vow they will find a way… Continue reading Book Review: Within These Lines

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Book Review: Magic Hunters: The Journey Begins

by Jill and Brad Williamson Publisher's Synopsis: Hunter, the son of the huntsman who nearly killed Snow White, is tired of the shame that labels his family. Tricked into making a wish upon a magic mirror, he accidentally unleashes a curse that banishes magic from the Story Realms. In order to right this wrong, Hunter… Continue reading Book Review: Magic Hunters: The Journey Begins

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Book Review: We Could Be Villains

by Megan McCullough publisher's synopsis Avoid spoilers. Don’t get fired. Defeat a not-so-fictional supervillain? Seventeen-year-old fangirl Rosemary Collins lives for VIGIL & ANTE Studios movies. From action-packed superhero fights to sweet character moments, she’s here for it all. But in a real-life crossover no one saw coming, the fandom’s heartthrob supervillain, Ironfall, isn’t as fictional… Continue reading Book Review: We Could Be Villains

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Book Review: All The Queen’s Sons

by Elizabeth Kipps Publisher's Synopsis "All the queen's sons have such a talent for spoiling their shoes, and no one can tell why. Not even the greatest detectives!" Lucerne is a great queen, beloved by her people, but constantly thwarted by her own sons and the secrets they keep. Verity Grandin is a feisty shoemaker’s… Continue reading Book Review: All The Queen’s Sons

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Book Review: My Fine Fellow

by Jennieke Cohen cover and synopsis from Goodreads It’s 1830s England, and Culinarians—doyens who consult with society’s elite to create gorgeous food and confections—are the crème de la crème of high society. Helena Higgins, top of her class at the Royal Academy, has a sharp demeanor and an even sharper palate—and knows stardom awaits her… Continue reading Book Review: My Fine Fellow

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Book Review: The Fountains of Silence

by Ruta Sepetys cover and synopsis from Goodreads A portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old… Continue reading Book Review: The Fountains of Silence

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Book Review: The Inkwell Chronicles

by J. D. Peabody cover and synopsis from Goodreads Immerse yourself in this fast-paced middle-grade fantasy about magic ink, a secret society, and a boy who yearns to make his mark. When their father goes missing after a mysterious train crash, Everett and his little sister Bea find a curious pen in his belongings, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Inkwell Chronicles