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Reread | City Of Bones

"All the stories are true." Blurb: "When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the… Continue reading Reread | City Of Bones

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Nevermoor: The Trials Of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

"There it was. The truth she kept squashed down, something she could ignore but never forget. The truth that she and every cursed child knew deep in their bones; had tattooed on their hearts: I am going to die on Eventide night." Blurb: "Enter the Wundrous world of Morrigan Crow and Nevermoor - the most… Continue reading Nevermoor: The Trials Of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

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Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

“It was our 9/11, our Princess Diana, our JFK. You’d always remember where you were when you heard about Being No. 1.” Blurb: “When the angels start falling from the sky, it seems like the world is ending. Smashing down to Earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted. Not a single one has survived.”… Continue reading Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

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Ash Princess – Laura Sebastian

“You’re a lamb in the lion’s den, child. You’re surviving. Isn’t that enough?” Blurb: “Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes. On that day, the Kaiser took Theodosia's family, her land, and her name. Theo was crowned Ash Princess--a title of shame to… Continue reading Ash Princess – Laura Sebastian

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The Book of Dust – Phillip Pullman

“He was liked when noticed, but not noticed much, and that did him no harm either.” Blurb: “Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage)… Continue reading The Book of Dust – Phillip Pullman

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A Darker Shade Of Magic (Collector’s Edition) – V.E.Schwab

“Kell wore a very peculiar coat. It had neither one side, which would be conventional, nor two, which would be unexpected, but several, which was, of course, impossible.” Blurb: “Most people only know one London; but what if there were several? Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare ability to travel between… Continue reading A Darker Shade Of Magic (Collector’s Edition) – V.E.Schwab

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Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

“The real world is where the monsters are.” Blurb: “Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse—Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When… Continue reading Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

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Children Of Blood And Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

"One day magic breathed. The next it died." Blurb: "Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a… Continue reading Children Of Blood And Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

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The Last Namsara – Kristen Ciccarelli

“Once there was a girl who was drawn to wicked thing. Things like forbidden, ancient stories.” Blurb: “In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be darkness—and so there was also the Iskari. The child… Continue reading The Last Namsara – Kristen Ciccarelli