Roses and Rot

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ISBN: 9781481451161
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Published: Saga Press - May 17th, 2016

Sisters Imogen (a writer) and Marin (a dancer) have both been accepted to a prestigious artists' colony known for its almost miraculously successful alumni. But as the two settle into their quarters, they discover there is more to the colony's success than simple hard work. Soon Imogen and Marin are pitted against each other in a dangerous contest that forces the question: What would you sacrifice to make great art?



Without You, There Is No Us

In 2011, Suki Kim traveled to North Korea to teach English at the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. Her memoir of her time spent teaching the sons of North Korea's elite is haunting, disturbing, and informative.

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ISBN: 9780307720665
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Published: Broadway Books - October 13th, 2015

If I Was Your Girl

All Amanda wants at her new school is to fit in and make friends, but when she starts to fall for kindhearted Grant, she faces an impossible choice. She wants to be able to get closer to him, but is terrified that he won't be able to accept her past - that at her old school, Amanda was known as Andrew. Russo's debut novel is a deeply moving story about life, love, and being seen for who you truly are.

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ISBN: 9781250078407
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 3rd, 2016

The Hungry Ear

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By Kevin Young (Editor)
ISBN: 9781608197682
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 28th, 2014

I spent weeks furtively flipping through pages each time I walked by the poetry section before I finally broke down and bought this anthology. Edited by acclaimed poet Kevin Young, The Hungry Ear is all about food, drink, and the ways in which our choices at the table color every aspect of our lives. Reminisce with old favorites and discover new loves in these pages, and most of all, get hungry.



My Year of Running Dangerously

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ISBN: 9780399175473
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Published: Blue Rider Press - October 6th, 2015

One man's (somewhat) harebrained decision to train for a marathon with his 18-year-old daughter results in a rekindled love for his family, running, and life. Foreman's prose is light hearted, funny, and informative. It's almost enough to make me want to get back on the trail myself!



Drift and Dagger

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ISBN: 9780316404532
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2015

Mal is a feared and mistrusted blank; someone who cannot be affected by magic in a world where magic is king. When the girl he loves (the only person he trusts) betrays him, he must run, turning to petty crime for survival. But when an opportunity arises to take his revenge, he jumps at the chance, not knowing there are darker secrets than his at play. Atmospheric and twisting, a stellar historical fantasy.



Coming To My Senses

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ISBN: 9780143123385
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Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2013

Harad's unexpected love affair with perfume is meandering, sensual, and captivating, with prose so rich you'll be able to smell the scents on the page.I (a perfume skeptic) loved this memoir enough to get curious about perfume myself!




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ISBN: 9780804179034
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 19th, 2015

Every ten years, the Dragon descends from his keep to take a new girl from the village. This is the price they pay for protection against the evil Wood. Agnieszka knows that she will never be picked ­­ she's not pretty or brave enough. But then the Dragon comes. You think you know where this story goes. You don't. UPROOTED takes everything gorgeous about classic fantasy and gives it an utterly fresh twist. Read if you loved McKinley's BEAUTY.



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