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The Lady & the Unicorn

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By Béatrice Fontanel, Vanessa Hié (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781648961236
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 15th, 2022

Inspired by the Unicorn Tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, this is a phenomenally illustrated AND educational book about art history, magic, and all of the qualities that makes a good fairytale. The back matter is amazingly detailed and a fun read for future artists or art historians!

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The Tiny Upward Shove

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ISBN: 9780374277758
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 12th, 2022

 

If you're looking for new, unique, and diverse writing that is reminiscent of authors like Mona Awad, Cat Valente, and Carmen Maria Machado, this book is an ideal read for you! Chadburn's Filipino heritage lends a heavy filter to the narrative, which follows the too-short life of a woman cast out by society and transformed by death into an agent of justice--or mercy. Murdered by a serial killer, Marina Salles' life doesn't end the day she wakes up dead. Transformed into a monster from myth, she has nine days to decide whether to enact revenge.

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Our Violent Ends

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ISBN: 9781534457720
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 16th, 2021

This action-packed sequel to These Violent Delights, a 1920s retelling of Romeo and Juliet in Shanghai except they are heirs to rival gangs, is a beautiful summation of Gong's thoroughness as a writer. Without spoiling the events of the end of the last book, the story continues with a changed Juliette and Roma. The usual "I hate you but we have to work together" fanfare continues but now, the stakes are so much higher and Shanghai is even bloodier. Come for the Shakespearean influences, stay for Gong's expertise on the beginning of a turbulent history in China.

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Atlas Six

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ISBN: 9781250854513
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Published: Tor Books - March 1st, 2022

The Secret History meets The Umbrella Academy in this dark academic Paranormal Fantasy. If you're active on BookTok, you might remember seeing this title all over your For You Page last year. Through unconventional storytelling, The Atlas Six definitely lives up to the hype. The cast will stay with you long after you've put it down, and its musings will have you trying to formulate your own theory of the universe.

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This Woven Kingdom

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ISBN: 9780062972446
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Published: HarperCollins - February 1st, 2022

If you're a lover of destiny, Persian mythology, and two characters yearning for a forbidden love, Tahereh Mafi's This Woven Kingdom is perfect for you! The style is reminiscent of well-loved stories like The Arabian Nights and The Shahnameh. Set among clashing empires, it also parallels the court intrigue that Games of Thrones is known for...

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The Wolf and the Woodsman

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ISBN: 9780062973139
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Published: Harper Voyager - February 8th, 2022

In this wintery tale inspired by Hungarian history and Jewish mythology, a young pagan woman and a one-eyed Woodsman form a rocky alliance to thwart an attempt on the king's life. It features a unique magic system that revolves around body horror, as well as one of the best enemies-to-lovers romances I have ever read.

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The Raven Boys

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ISBN: 9780545424936
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 30th, 2013

Blue Sargent is the only one in her family of psychics without a gift. Each year, she goes with her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. She never sees them, until this year when a boy emerges and speaks to her. His name is Gansey, and he is a student at Aglionby, the local all-boys private school that Blue has a policy of staying away from. Along with three others, Gansey is on an important quest, and Blue finds herself quickly abandoning her policy of staying away from Raven Boys.

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Ninth House

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ISBN: 9781250751362
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

In this story of power, privilege, and dark magic, a high school dropout and survivor of an unsolved homicide is handed a second chance by means of a full ride to Yale. This unconventional scholarship requires monitoring the activities of the secret societies in New Haven. But Yale's societies tamper with forbidden magic, raise the dead, and sometimes, they prey on the living. Written by an alumna of Yale and one of its societies, Ninth House is perfect for classics fans looking to transition into speculative or modern fiction.

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Gideon the Ninth

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ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

Lesbian necromancers in space! If that tagline didn't get you already, this book is perfect for anyone who loves impossible storylines. In this futuristic empire, what's left of humanity has settled across nine planets. As protectors of the Locked Tomb, the inhabitants of the Ninth are practitioners of necromancy, and its Reverend Daughter, Harrowhark, is in need of a cavalier so she can become one of God's hands. Gideon has a sword but wants nothing more to do with the Ninth. It's dark in a funny way, aesthetic--if you have a thing for skeletons, swords, and academia--and is one of my favorite books of all time. Gideon and Harrowhark are sure to stay in your brain forever (that's a little joke for Book 2).

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Howl's Moving Castle

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ISBN: 9780061478789
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 22nd, 2008

If you've ever felt confused about the plotline of Hayao Miyazaki's movie and want more of Howl's overdramatic eccentricities, check out the book it was based on! It has the same vibes but it's funny, contextual, and this version of Howl and Sophie are, dare I say, better than the movie!

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