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Idriel’s Children (Odriel’s Heirs #2) by Hayley Reese Chow

Reaping darkness, the Shadow slicked steel with judgment and danced with death…Sixteen-year-old Aza inherited the power of shadow to rid the land of evil as Odriel’s cold-blooded assassin. With her growing strength, Aza discovers the Shadow Plane—a realm of wraiths where screams haunt the winds, calling to her. Although her father forbids her from entering… Continue reading Idriel’s Children (Odriel’s Heirs #2) by Hayley Reese Chow

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Into the Dark (Star Wars Disney Canon Novel) by Claudia Gray

Not everyone who hears the call to adventure wants to answer it....Jedi Padawan Reath Silas loves adventure—reading about it, that is, not living it. Content to spend hours browsing the Jedi Archives on Coruscant, Reath dreams of being one of the great scholars of the Jedi Order. But Reath's master, the well-respected and virtuous Jora… Continue reading Into the Dark (Star Wars Disney Canon Novel) by Claudia Gray

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Odriel’s Heirs (Odriel’s Heirs #1) by Hayley Reese Chow

The brave, burning with fire, harnessed the Dragon's Rage....As the Dragon Heir, seventeen-year-old Kaia inherited the power of flame to protect her homeland from a godlike necromancer’s undead army. But after centuries of peace, the necromancer has faded to myth, and the Dragon Heir is feared by the people. Persecuted and cast out, Kaia struggles… Continue reading Odriel’s Heirs (Odriel’s Heirs #1) by Hayley Reese Chow

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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

They killed my mother.They took our magic.They tried to bury us.Now we rise.Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without… Continue reading Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

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Sedition (Children of Erikkson #1) by E.M. Wright

She was created for more than slavery; she was built for rebellion.In an alternate Victorian England, clockwork cyborgs provide the primary source of labor for the upper class. Known as biomatons, they are property by law and have been manipulated and mind-controlled into subservience.Taryn Roft, a 17-year-old girl, attending classes at Grafton's School of Mechanicks… Continue reading Sedition (Children of Erikkson #1) by E.M. Wright

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Once Upon A Time: Regina Rising by Wendy Toliver

Sixteen-year-old Regina is very different from the Regina known by fans of ABC's "Once Upon a Time." She seeks romance, adventure, and approval. Of course, getting approval from a mother like Cora is next to impossible. For Regina, friendships have always been a rare commodity. Could it be that Regina has finally found a true… Continue reading Once Upon A Time: Regina Rising by Wendy Toliver

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Crystal Shadows, Gripping New Blood by R.J. Parker

Sarah Field lives alone with her dad, a teacher at her school. The two of them share a close bond and, unusually, both have the same birthday, which they also share with Sarah's grandfather, who died when Sarah was small. Sarah knows very little about her grandfather, and her dad insists on keeping it that… Continue reading Crystal Shadows, Gripping New Blood by R.J. Parker

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These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1) by Chloe Gong

The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir of… Continue reading These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1) by Chloe Gong

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Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her… Continue reading Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

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The Wise One (The Scottish Scrolls, 1) by K.T. Anglehart

Mckenna’s never thought much of her nightmares, but on her seventeenth birthday, a vivid dream of burning at the stake awakens her dormant abilities, thrusting her into a world where faeries are real, spirits hold a grudge, and a High Priestess obsessed with a 16th-century prophecy is tracking her every move. This was a fun… Continue reading The Wise One (The Scottish Scrolls, 1) by K.T. Anglehart