These Ghosts Are Family

These Ghosts Are FamilyAn Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2020 pick A Rumpus and Electric Literature Most Anticipated Debut of 2020 pick A Ms Magazine Top Feminist Book Coming Out in 2020 A BookRiot Best Book Club Pick of 2020 A Celadon Books Most Anticipated Novel of 2020 A

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Wicked As You Wish (A Hundred Names for Magic, #1)

Wicked As You Wish (A Hundred Names for Magic, #1)Many years ago, the magical Kingdom of Avalon was left desolate and encased in ice when the evil Snow Queen waged war on the powerful country Its former citizens are now refugees in a world mostly devoid of magic Which is why the crown prince and his protectors are stuck inArizona Prince Alexei,

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A Phoenix First Must Burn

A Phoenix First Must BurnSixteen tales by bestselling and award winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic Evoking Beyonc s Lemonade for a teen audience, these authors who are truly Octavia Butlers heirs, have woven worlds to create a stunning narrative that centers Black

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Every Reason We Shouldn't (Every Reason We Shouldn't, #1)

Every Reason We Shouldn't (Every Reason We Shouldn't, #1)Warning Contains family expectations, delightful banter, great romantic tension, skating all kinds , Korean pastries, and all the feels Fifteen year old, biracial figure skater Olivia Kennedys Olympic dreams have ended She s bitter, but enjoying life as a regular teenager instead of an

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The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida

The Perfect World of Miwako SumidaFrom the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of tragedy and dark histories set in Japan University sopho Miwako Sumida has hanged herself, leaving those closest to her reeling In the months before her suicide, she was hiding away in a remote mountainside village, but what,

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Efrén Divided

Efrén DividedWhile his father works two jobs, seventh grader Efr n Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico Includes glossary of Spanish words.

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Prairie Lotus

Prairie LotusPrairie Lotus is a book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father s shop, and making at least one friend Hanna, a half Asian girl in a small town in America s heartland, lives in 1880 Hanna s adjustment to her new

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A Wish in the Dark

A Wish in the DarkA boy on the run A girl determined to find him A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice All light in Chattana is created by one man the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the

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Yes No Maybe So

Yes No Maybe SoNew York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed have crafted a resonant, funny, and memorable story about the power of love and resistance YES Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidateas long as hes behind the scenes When it comes to

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Real Life

Real LifeNamed one of the most anticipated books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Harpers Bazaar, BuzzFeed, and A novel of startling intimacy, violence, and mercy among friends in a Midwestern university town, from an electric new voice Almost everything about Wallace is at odds with the

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Of Curses and Kisses (St. Rosetta's Academy, #1)

Of Curses and Kisses (St. Rosetta's Academy, #1)The first novel in a series set at an elite international boarding school, thats a contemporary spin on Beauty and the Beast.Will the princess save the beast For Princess Jaya Rao, nothing is important than family When the loathsome Emerson clan steps up their centuries old feud to target Jaya

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Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line

Djinn Patrol on the Purple LineThree friends venture into the most dangerous corners of a sprawling Indian city to find their missing classmate Down market lanes crammed with too many people, dogs, and rickshaws, past stalls that smell of cardamom and sizzling oil, below a smoggy sky that doesnt let through a single blade of

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Everywhere You Don't Belong

Everywhere You Don't BelongIn this alternately witty and heartbreaking debut novel, Gabriel Bump gives us an unforgettable protagonist, Claude McKay Love Claude isnt dangerous or brillianthes an average kid coping with abandonment, violence, riots, failed love, and societal pressures as he steers his way past the signposts

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Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern WorldMichael Pollan, known for his best selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeines power as the

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The Girl with the Louding Voice

The Girl with the Louding VoiceA powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future Adunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants an education This, her mother has

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Sea of Memories

Sea of MemoriesWhen Kendra first visits her ailing grandmother, Ella has only one request that Kendra write her story down, before she forgets In 1937, seventeen year old Ellas life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful le de R and meets the charismatic, creative Christophe They

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