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In a world of alternate Londons, cross-dressing thieves, and coats with more than two sides, Kell’s multi-colored eyes still stand out in V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic.

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

In between being blackmailed and hiding his sexuality, it’s proving difficult for Simon Spiers to figure out who his mysterious email pen-pal is in Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

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In Maggie Stiefvater’s first book of the Raven Cycle series, she take us on a journey of magic, death, and heartbreak.

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Coraline moves into a new house and is surprised to find a passage into another identical house which is ruled by the button-eyed Other Mother. Neil Gaiman’s classic tale is a creepier version of Alice in Wonderland.

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As Cities Burn prioritized signing a record deal over everything, and somehow were still surprised when things didn’t work out the way they thought they would.

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Master thief and unofficial leader of a notorious street gang Kaz Brekker has a thirst for revenge. He assembles a team of six teens of unique talent from the streets of his city to attempt an impossible heist.

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Rachel Watts gets more than she bargained for when she and her eccentric (but sexy) neighbor, James Mycroft, stumble across a murder scene. If BBC’s Sherlock was a young adult novel, it would be Ellie Marney’s Every Breath.

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In the aftermath of revolution, Kestrel must stay in the Valorian emperor’s good graces as she is betrothed to his son, the crown prince. Facing war with the eastern nation, spies in the capital, and treason for loving a former slave, Kestrel struggles to find a way to win her game of strategy that quickly becomes more than a game.

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Drummer girl Hallie is obsessed with the reclusive musician Haze who may be messaging her over social media. Brenna Ehrlich spins a chilling story of what happens when the barriers between fan and artist are broken.

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Sophia Amoruso, the founder and CEO of the clothing company Nasty Gal, shares her life story along with insights on how she became successful, and how you too can become the ultimate #Girlboss