The Inquisitor's Apprentice

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ISBN: 9780547850849
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 26th, 2013


In this fun and touching historical fantasy, 1910s New York is full of immigrant magic and predatory millionaires. When 13 year old Sacha Kessler finds out he can see magic he is forced to work for the NYPD Inquisitors to help support his family, gets himself in a whole lot of trouble, and even meets Harry Houdini. This is one of my favorite books ever, and it isn’t just because the protagonist has my name! ;)

Sacha, Writer in Residence for Young Readers 


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ISBN: 9780399556821
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Published: Ember - June 19th, 2018


This is a perfect series to tide you over while you wait for the second coming of the Hunger Games. While the "compete for survival" premise might sound familiar, there are plenty of sci-fi twists to keep you frantically turning the pages. And it's in space, where no one can hear you scream! Or CAN they....? 


Oracle Code

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By Marieke Nijkamp, Manuel Preitano (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781401290665
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Published: DC Comics - March 10th, 2020


Barbara has to tackle challenges ranging from making friends to chasing ghosts, all while resentfully getting used to life in a wheelchair. A story that both warms and wrenches the heart about one of the most prominent disabled superheroes in comics.


Of Curses and Kisses

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ISBN: 9781534417540
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Published: Simon Pulse - February 18th, 2020


Boarding school, scandal, royals, diverse characters, and a re-telling of Beauty and the Beast makes this book irresistible. Princess Jaya Rao is no Belle and Lord Grey Emerson is no Beast, which makes their story feel like a brand new one instead of a re-telling. If you're a fan of fun, you'll like this book.


Dark and Deepest Red

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ISBN: 9781250162748
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 14th, 2020


Anna-Marie McLemore has a gift for writing enchanting prose and lovingly detailed characters.  Told in alternating points-of-view across five centuries, their queer retelling of the classic fairy tale "The Red Shoes" will keep you turning pages late into the night.


Kissing the Witch

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By Sarah Kuhn, Nicole Goux (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781401289782
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Published: DC Comics - February 4th, 2020


One of my favorite members of the bat-family is finally getting a spotlight moment! Whether you're excited about the new Birds of Prey movie or just looking for a charming tale about overcoming your past, this graphic novel makes for a great introduction to Cassandra Cain. Perfect for superhero fans young and old!



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