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The Last Cuentista

by Donna Barba Higuera Publisher's Synopsis There lived a girl named Petra Peña, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. But Petra's world is ending. Earth has been destroyed by a comet, and only a few hundred scientists and their children – among them Petra and her family – have… Continue reading The Last Cuentista

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Book Review: Maxine Justice – Galactic Attorney

Publisher's Synopsis Can Justice Save the Earth from Extinction? Maxine Justice is an ambulance-chasing lawyer desperate for relevance and cash when aliens hire her to represent them before the United Nations. An off-planet consortium wants to heal humanity of every natural disease in exchange for 30% of Earth’s gold reserves. The deal launches Max to… Continue reading Book Review: Maxine Justice – Galactic Attorney

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Book Review: The Last Atlantean

by Emily Hayse Publisher's Synopsis "Watch, ye sons of the sea, your doom is at hand. With soundless storm rises the fate of Atlantis." As a lighthouse keeper’s daughter, Hattie has always been able to handle anything the Atlantic throws at her. But when a stranger washes ashore in a storm, she finds herself unraveling… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Atlantean

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Book Review: The Mermaid’s Sister

by Carrie Anne Noble *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* There is no cure for being who you truly are… In a cottage high atop Llanfair Mountain, sixteen-year-old Clara lives with her sister, Maren, and guardian, Auntie. By day, they gather herbs for Auntie’s healing potions; by night, Auntie spins tales of faraway lands and wicked… Continue reading Book Review: The Mermaid’s Sister

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Book Review: Heir of Elriyon

by K. Michele Moseley *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Aenya's destiny could cost her freedom. After years of compulsory training to become an elite warrior, sixteen-year-old Aenya plans to run away with her friend Lewin. However, her plans crumble when she is chosen to be Elriyon’s new figurehead and wife to the future ruler, Rieve.… Continue reading Book Review: Heir of Elriyon

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Book Review: Operation Grendel

by Daniel Schawbauer *cover and synopsis from publisher* It’s the war story he’s dreamed of. But the battle may cost him his mind. Military journalist Raymin Dahl thinks he’s finally getting the story of a lifetime. Secret peace talks on a remote tropical moon are about to surrender five colonized worlds—and six hundred million civilians—to… Continue reading Book Review: Operation Grendel

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Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood

by Joanna Ruth Meyer *cover image and synopsis from Goodreads* The forest is a dangerous place, where siren song lures men and women to their deaths. For centuries, a witch has harvested souls to feed the heartless tree, using its power to grow her domain. When Owen Merrick is lured into the witch’s wood, one… Continue reading Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood

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Book Review: The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice

by Lisa DeSelm Pirouette spends her days busy helping her father, Gephardt the puppetmaster. Aside from performing marionette shows, Piro helps her father crafts the dozens and dozens of life-sized wooden soldiers the Margrave, the ruler of Tavia, has ordered. And in everything she does, Piro guards her secret: that she was once a marionette,… Continue reading Book Review: The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice

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Book Review: Fawkes

by Nadine Brandes Thomas Fawkes has longed for the day when he will receive his color mask. He is certain that he will bond with the color Gray and finally be able to drive the Stone Plague out of his eye. Sure, no one else has ever managed to color speak the Stone Plague away,… Continue reading Book Review: Fawkes