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The Astonishing Color of After

Emily X. R. Pan

Pan’s emotionally charged debut is a heartbreaking exploration of one girl's journey to find herself through grief, love, and family. After her mother committed suicide, 15-year-old Leigh Chen Sanders was shattered. When a huge, beautiful red bird appears and calls her name in her mother’s voice, Leigh doesn’t think she’s hallucinating. She's convinced that her mother has been reincarnated and that the bird is directing her to visit her estranged grandparents in Taiwan. There Leigh uncovers long-hidden family secrets, searches for her mother's spirit and struggles to accept the truth about how her life really ended.

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The Heart Forger

Rin Chupeco

Chupeco’s action-packed sequel to The Bone Witch, (2017) is set in a world as captivating as it is daunting. Tea, a bone witch who can resurrect the dead, is done with her self-imposed exile and ready to enact her vendetta against the royals who took the life of her one true love. No longer wanting to hide, Tea has grown powerful and at her command is an army of dead, terrifying monsters. With the help of these beasts, she can finally enact revenge against her enemies. But her adversaries are plotting against Tea and plan to use her dark power for their own nefarious ends. War among the kingdoms seems inevitable and when dark magic is at play, no one is safe!

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Not If I Save You First

Ally Carter

The son of the U.S. president and the daughter of a Secret Service agent wind up in a fight for their lives in this tense romantic thriller from Carter (Embassy Row series). Six years ago Maddie lived in Washington D.C. where her father was assigned to protect the First Family and her best friend was Logan, the President's son. When her father was shot during a kidnapping attempt, the two escaped to the wilderness of Alaska. For years, Maddie wrote to Logan but her letters went unanswered. So when he unexpectedly turns up on her doorstep, she has no intention of forgiving him. But after Logan is kidnapped, it's up to Maddie, armed with her survival skills and a strategically hidden knife to rescue him!

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