Young Adult

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“Beyond the Sixth Extinction is a playful but dark vision of a possible future . . .”

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“Although aimed at a young adult audience, adult readers will find the pacing and worldbuilding of For a Muse of Fire comparable to adult high fantasy, and thus should feel right a

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“A Map of Days reveals Ransom Riggs at the peak of his powers, leaving loyal fans ravenous for more.”

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“Louisiana’s Way Home is one of those books that touches your heart. . . . Brilliant!”

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“In a horrifyingly paranormal way, this is a coming of age story.”

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Reader warning: This review contains spoilers.

“Sones’ fans are sure to enjoy this harrowing tale of obsession, abuse, and ultimately, empowerment.”

This heady blend of sci-fi, romance, and revolution reels in the reader from the start.

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A small town. A big secret. A deadly game. A dark, contemporary thriller.

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“a terrific YA thriller. . . . Peter Blankman’s blurred perception of what’s happening to him intrigues us from the first page to the very last.”

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“No one with a book is ever alone, even in the darkest hours.”

The time has come. The chessboard has been set, and battle lines have been drawn.

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“a fast-moving, exciting, sometimes near-harrowing story of one of man’s basic fears, that of the denial of one’s true identity by those he loves.”

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“a delightful fantasy about the woman who became one of the United Kingdom’s most famous monarchs”

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“a different kind of story of a girl and her dog.”

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“A brilliant and fanciful young adult novel inspired by the supposed survival of Anastasia, daughter of the last Romonov ruler of Russia.”

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“It is a love letter to good writing, interesting plotting, and strong characterization.”

“Does love have to end in heartbreak?”

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Set on New Earth in 2294, The Dark Intercept is intriguing.

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Many young adult novels can be enjoyed by readers from 8 to 88. Others are tightly aimed at teenagers.

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Climate change has wrecked Earth with monster storms and towering tsunamis. Cities around the globe disappear under water that surges higher every day.

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If you like happily-ever-after girl-and-horse stories, skip Dark Horses.

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“gripping and entertaining, and suitable for both its teenage target audience and adults.”

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"an engaging idea that does not quite achieve its aim . . ."

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“Nonstop action . . .”

“This morning I awoke to a dead girl standing beside my bed, peeling strips of skin from her arms.”

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“a novel that will linger in the heart long after the last page is turned.”

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“a delightful book, guaranteed to promote snickers, chuckles, and a guffaw or two.”

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