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Blood Like Fate

by Liselle Sambury, read by Joniece Abbott-Pratt
edition: Audiobook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: contemporary, wizards & witches, multigenerational

In the spellbinding sequel to “breath of fresh air for the genre” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) Blood Like Magic, Voya fights to save her witch community from a terrible future, perfect for fans of Legendborn and Cemetery Boys.

Voya Thomas may have passed her Calling to become a full-fledged witch, but the cost was higher than she’d ever i …

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Ahiahia the Orphan

by Levi Illuitok, illustrated by Nate Wells
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology, action & adventure, historical, diversity & multicultural

After his parents are brutally murdered, Ahiahia is raised by his grandmother in a camp surrounded by enemies. His grandmother knows that eventually the camp will turn on Ahiahia, just as it did his parents, so she chants a protection chant over the clothing that she lovingly sews for him, over the amulet and necklace she gives him, even over the d …

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Trilogía Fuego 2. Ciudades de cenizas

by Joana Marcús
edition: Paperback
tagged: contemporary
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Into the Sublime

by Kate A. Boorman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: psychological

"Gripping and breathless, Into the Sublime is equal parts terrifying, claustrophobic, psychological, and cunning." —Wendy Heard, author of She's Too Pretty to Burn and Dead End Girls
A new YA psychological thriller from Kate A. Boorman, author of What We Buried, about four teenage girls who descend into a dangerous underground cave system in sea …

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The Wild Ones

by Nafiza Azad
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: girls & women

“Utterly unique storytelling…a tale that refuses to flinch.” — Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights
From William C. Morris Finalist Nafiza Azad comes a thrilling, feminist fantasy about a group of teenage girls endowed with special powers who must band together to save the life of the boy whose magic saved …

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Pillars of Avalon

Canadian Historical Brides

by Jude Pittman
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: canada, historical

David and Sara Kirke live in a time of upheaval under the reign of King Charles I who gives, then takes. He gives David the nod of approval to range up and down the French Canadian shores, burning colonies and pillaging ships that are loaded with goods meant for the French. When Louis XIII of France shouts his outrage, King Charles reneges. He take …

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Wings of Shadow

by Nicki Pau Preto
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: epic, siblings

In the heart-stopping finale to the Crown of Feathers trilogy, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake calls “absolutely unforgettable,” Veronyka must face her most devastating enemy yet: her own sister.

I had a sister, once…
Veronyka is no longer an orphaned stable boy or a nameless Phoenix Rider apprentice: she is the da …

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Blood Like Magic

by Liselle Sambury
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Audiobook Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: contemporary, multigenerational, wizards & witches

“High stakes, big heart, and lots of Black Girl Magic…unputdownable.” —Aiden Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of Cemetery Boys
A rich, dark urban fantasy debut following a teen witch who is given a horrifying task: sacrificing her first love to save her family’s magic. The problem is, she’s never been in love—she’ll have to …

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Names in a Jar

by Jennifer Gold, read by Elana Dunkelman
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: holocaust, adoption, siblings

 

When you change your name, do you change who you are?

Twelve-year-old Anna Krawitz is imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto with her older sister, Lina, and their father. Happy days spent reading about anatomy and science in Papa’s bookshop are long gone, and the knowledge they have is used to help their neighbors through the illnesses caused by starva …

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