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Jack of Hearts (& Other Parts) by Lev A.C. Rosen

Jack of Hearts (& Other Parts) is not what I expected. High school dramas are exactly what they say on the tin. They’re high school dramas. They’re fluffy, cute, hilarious with a lot of serious elements that may or may not have a moral of the story. It’s fine if they don’t. I’m not always looking for a story to teach me a lesson. Sometimes it’s nice when they do, but if I constantly wanted that from a book, I’d just read textbooks all the time.  ...

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Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian

I have, in the past, read books that are very textbook fantasy YA and really enjoyed them. There’s been nothing incredibly special about them, but sometimes you just want a little bit of the familiar. You want court gossip, falling in love with a prince, and the beginnings of a revolution  ...

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The Wrath & The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does  ...

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The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse

Aubrey and Rae have been planning their trip around Europe practically from the moment they became BFFs in primary school. And, now, it ought to be the perfect way to spend their last summer together before university. But things are more complicated at eighteen than they were at ten.  ...

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Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody

Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing schoolβ€”and her reputationβ€”behind to follow her mother’s trail to the city where no one survives uncorrupted.  ...

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