Fantasy

THE CITY AND THE CITY

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ISBN: 9780345497529
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Published: Del Rey - April 27th, 2010

One of the greatest minds in fantastical worldbuilding presents his most striking world concept to date: two hostile cities occupying a single point on the map, simultaneously visible and invisible to each other, divided as much by mental conditioning as by their strange conjoined geography. Is this science fiction, or more real a world than we care to admit?

ALEXANDER

 


UPROOTED

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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.

Rebecca


HEREVILLE

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ISBN: 9781419706196
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 2012

What’s a young Orthodox Jewish girl to do when all she really wants from life is to slay dragons? She’s not short on adversaries—petty bullies, disagreeable talking pigs, and even a crafty troll stand in the way of her retrieving the dragon-slaying sword she’s got her hear set on. But before she can master any of that, she’s got to survive knitting lessons with her delightfully argumentative stepmother…

Alexander


NIGHT BIRD

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ISBN: 9780385389587
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - March 10th, 2015

Much like the main character, Twig, this magical realism story is sweet and short. Twig has a big secret, and it's not just the secret ingredient in her mom's Pink Apple pie. The town of Sidwell is also plagued by a mysterious monster. A great middle grade, summer read!

Heather


BONES AND ALL

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ISBN: 9781250046505
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 10th, 2015

Maren Yearly doesn't just break hearts she devours them. This "cannibals in love" tale interlaces a compelling story with whip smart commentary on feminism, consumption, and "meat culture." Completely engrossing and unique, with a protagonist who manages to remain achingly sympathetic in spite of her diet, this book is like literary Stephen King; for readers who like their coming of age stories with a healthy side of people eating.

Mackenzie


Get in Trouble

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ISBN: 9780804179683
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Published: Random House - February 3rd, 2015

Another stellar collection from one of the most gifted short story writers working today. With a unique talent for finding the new and alien within familiar tropes, Link finds an empty hotel room in the middle of a superhero convention; unrequited love in an automated Boyfriend; rural ghost stories at a birthday party on an orphaned starship. Both whimsical and haunting, these are stories of the monumental loneliness in every life, and the problems we create in our striving for connection.

Alexander


Thirteenth Child

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ISBN: 9780545033459
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 2010

Eff is a thirteenth child, destined to bring bad luck to her family, while her twin brother Lan will bring fortune and fame--after all, he is the seventh son of a seventh son. When her magician father moves the family to the frontier (perilously close to the magical border separating settlers from the wild beasts of the west), Eff will discover that she can make her own fortune. A inventive and magical twist on the Wild West, perfect for people who loved Little House on the Prairie, but who would have liked some dragons.

Rebecca


Monstrous

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By MarcyKate Connolly, Skottie Young (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062272713
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Published: HarperCollins - February 10th, 2015

If Shannon Hale and the Brothers Grimm had collaborated on writing Frankenstein, the result might look something like Monstrous. Kymera is a girl brought back from the dead. She wakes up with a body patched together with pieces from various animals, no memory of her life before she died, and a singular purpose given to her by her father: she must rescue the girls of the kingdom of Bryre, who are victims of a mysterious illness and a tyrannical wizard. But as Kymera begins her quest for justice, she begins to uncover dark secrets about her own past. A perfect read for young readers making the switch from middle grade to YA, or for adult readers looking for a little more magic.

Mackenzie


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