Behind the Throne

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ISBN: 9780316308601
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Published: Orbit - August 2nd, 2016

What if Han Solo were the heir to an empire? With two older sisters in line for the throne, gunrunner Hailimi Bristol never thought she would have to rule. But when Hailimi's sisters are murdered, the Indranan Empress sends trackers to drag her home. Now the unwilling heir, Hailimi must hunt down her sisters' killers before they catch her too. This Indian-inspired space opera thriller is cut-throat, fast-paced, and a whole lot of fun.


The Inquisitor’s Tale

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By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525426165
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

France, 1242. One young priest-in-training, one Jewish boy, and one peasant girl hiding prophetic visions are thrown together on a quest to escape persecution and save precious holy texts from being destroyed. Based on years of exhaustive research, The Inquisitor's Tale features gorgeous illustrations in the style of historical illuminated manuscripts, a dog saint, a dragon with literal killer farts...and a deeply moving story that asks difficult questions with flair. Every page is a gem. Absolutely phenomenal.


Amy Snow

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ISBN: 9781501128370
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 7th, 2016

A Dickensian adventure featuring Amy Snow, a foundling discovered alone in a wintry landscape by a young noble girl. When Amy's benefactress Aurelia dies, Amy is immediately banished by Aurelia's disapproving family. But Aurelia has left Amy a secret inheritance...and a directive to follow a mysterious treasure hunt across Europe. A page turner for those in the mood for something light, British, and full of intrigue.

When Penny Met POTUS

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By Rachel Ruiz, Melissa A. Manwill (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781623707583
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - July 1st, 2016

Penny's mother works for someone very important: POTUS! But who (or what!?) is POTUS? Penny's imagination runs wild during one day at the office as she tries to find out. Lovely illustrations and a charming twist pull this timely picture book together.


The Storyteller

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By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481435185
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2016

Long ago the kingdom of Morocco formed at the edge of the great Sahara, sustained by thirst-quenching fountains and storytellers who brought the people together. There it flourished for many years, but as the kingdom grew, the people forgot the dangers of the desert and the importance of the storytellers. This beautifully illustrated folk tale illuminates and celebrates the power of a story well told.


North & South

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ISBN: 9780140434248
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 1996

If you love Pride & Prejudice but haven't read North & South, you're doing yourself a disservice. Margaret Hale, a young woman abruptly moved from her idyllic country life to a mill town, develops a passionate sense of social justice and an equally passionate antipathy to the enigmatic mill owner John Thornton. This oft-overlooked classic features a sharp interrogation of the Industrial Revolution and a deep, slow-burning romance guaranteed to satisfy.


Not Otherwise Specified

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ISBN: 9781481405959
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Published: Simon Pulse - March 3rd, 2015

Etta is tired of not fitting in - not gay enough for her lesbian friends, not sick enough to be officially anorexic, not tiny enough to be a competitive ballerina. But things change when she meets Bianca, a girl in her therapy group with a serious vocal gift and a Broadway dream. Etta's is a fierce and unapologetic voice, telling a story about passion, dedication, and staying true to yourself.



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