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August Books!

August 30, 2017
Janine Perez
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August is over, and that means it’s time for me to tell you about all the books you might have missed! These are all ON SALE NOW, so if a few (or a ton) catch your eye, you don’t have to wait to get your hands on them!


Hardcovers


 Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta

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To save her sister’s life, Faris must smuggle magic into a plague-ridden neighboring kingdom in this exciting and dangerous start to a brand-new fantasy duology.

More info HERE


After the Game by Abbi Glines

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When town golden boy Brady Higgens finds Riley and her daughter, Bryony, stranded on the side of the road in a storm, he pulls over and gives them a ride. Not because he cares about Riley, of course, but because of the kid.

But after the simple car ride, he begins to question everything he thought he knew. Could Brady believe Riley and risk losing everything?

More info HERE


The Rattled Bones by S.M. Parker

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When Rilla Brae experiences the sudden death of her father, the veil between the living and the dead blurs and she begins to be haunted by a girl on a nearby, uninhabited island. Then Rilla meets Sam, a University of Southern Maine archeology student tasked with excavating the very island where the ghostly girl has appeared. As Rilla helps Sam to unearth the island’s many secrets, Rilla’s visions grow—until the two discover a tragedy kept silent for years. And it’s a tragedy that has everything to do with Rilla’s past.

More info HERE


Sasquatch, Love, and Other Imaginary Things by Betsy Aldredge

Sasquatch

It’s bad enough that Samantha’s parents, charter members of the Northern Ohio Bigfoot Society, have dragged their daughter around forever, hunting for yetis. But now they’re doing it on national TV, and worse, in front of an aristocratic prep-school crew including a boy who disdains Samantha’s family.

More info HERE


Zero Repeat Forever by G. S. Prendergast

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He has no voice or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn’t know the details of the mission, only the directives that hum in his mind.
Dart the humans. Leave them where they fall.

Sixteen-year-old Raven doesn’t like feeling helpless, but what choice does she have?

Thrown together in a violent, unfamiliar world, Eighth and Raven should feel only hate and fear. But when Raven is injured, and Eighth deserts his unit, their survival comes to depend on trusting each other…

More info HERE


Paperbacks


Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare Tales from the Shadowhunter academy

This is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories chronicling the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter!

More info HERE


Three Truths and a Lie by Brent Hartinger

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A weekend retreat in the woods and an innocent game of three truths and a lie go horribly wrong in this high-octane psychological thriller filled with romantic suspense by Lambda Award–winning author Brent Hartinger.

More info HERE


Cherry by Lindsey Rosin

Cherry

In this honest, frank, and funny debut novel, four best friends make a pact during their senior year of high school to lose their virginities—and end up finding friendship, love, and self-discovery along the way.

More info HERE


Strange Truth by Maggie Thrash

Strange Truth

Benny Flax and Virginia Leeds are the only ones who know why beautiful cheerleader Brittany Montague—dressed as the giant Winship Wildcat mascot—hurled herself off a bridge into Atlanta’s surging Chattahoochee River. Their search for the truth reveals a web of depravity hiding in plain sight at their picture perfect school. When love becomes obsession, how far will someone go to make their twisted fantasies a reality? And who has the power to stop them?

More info HERE


Scavenger of Souls by Joshua David Bellin

Scavenger of souls

Querry Genn must face the truth about the past and fight to save humanity and the future in this stunning sequel to Survival Colony 9, which New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry called “a terrific novel.”

More info HERE


The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

Diabolic

Red Queen meets TheHunger Games in this epic novel about what happens when a senator’s daughter is summoned to the galactic court as a hostage, but she’s really the galaxy’s most dangerous weapon in disguise.

More info HERE


Diary of a Haunting: Possession by M. Verano

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In the tradition of Paranormal Activity and The Exorcist, an ordinary girl with a strange illness that doctors can’t seem to diagnose recounts her experience with the dark and ancient entity that’s making her sick in this chilling diary that features photos and images of what she experienced.

More info HERE


In-Between Days by Vikki Wakefield 

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Sixteen-year-old Jacklin Bates (aka “Jack”) believes the only way to soar beyond her life is to drop out of school and move in with her free-spirited sister, Trudy. But Jack quickly discovers her sister isn’t the same person she used to be. And when Jack loses her job and the boy she loves breaks her heart, she becomes desperate for distractions.

When Jack faces losing Jeremiah, her best friend and the boy next door, she searches for a way to repair their relationship—beginning with the other broken pieces in her life. Only, sometimes the hardest part of starting over isn’t choosing a path…it’s figuring out how to take that first step forward.

More info HERE


Just Kill Me by Adam Selzer

Just Kill Me

From the author of Play Me Backwards and I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It comes a dark comedy about one teen’s unusual summer job as a ghost tour guide in Chicago.

More info HERE


Odds of Lightning by Jocelyn Davies

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A bolt of lightning inspires an incredible journey in this charming, magical realism adventure that takes four teens on an all-night journey through the streets of New York City.

More info HERE

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