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Whichwood

(Furthermore #2)

Tahereh Mafi

whichwood

PUBLISHED BY DUTTON BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS NOVEMBER 14, 0217
GENRE(S): MIDDLE-GRADE, FANTASY , ADVENTURE
PAGES: HARDCOVER 368
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A new adventure about a girl who is fated to wash the bodies of the dead in this companion to Furthermore.

Our story begins on a frosty night…

Laylee can barely remember the happier times before her beloved mother died. Before her father, driven by grief, lost his wits (and his way). Before she was left as the sole remaining mordeshoor in the village of Whichwood, destined to spend her days washing the bodies of the dead and preparing their souls for the afterlife. It’s become easy to forget and easier still to ignore the way her hands are stiffening and turning silver, just like her hair, and her own ever-increasing loneliness and fear.

But soon, a pair of familiar strangers appears, and Laylee’s world is turned upside down as she rediscovers color, magic, and the healing power of friendship.

Flashtide

(Flashfall #2)

Jenny Moyer

flashtide

 

PUBLISHED BY HENRY HOLD AND CO. NOVEMBER 14, 2017
GENRE(S): YOUNG ADULT, SCI-FI, DYSTOPIA
PAGES: HARDCOVER 368
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Orion has survived the tunnels of Outpost Five, filled with mutant creatures and dangers around every bend. She has traversed the cordons, exposed to the radiation of the flash curtain and hunted by forces that want her stopped, dead or alive. Now, with Dram by her side, she has made it to the safety of the mountain provinces, where free Conjurors live and practice their craft of manipulating matter.

But Orion’s story is far from over.

With the effects of the flashfall spreading and the might of the protected city of Alara looming, Orion must travel into the hands of her enemies once again. Heart-pounding action and adventure await in this sequel to Flashfall.

 

Runebinder

(The Runebinder Chronicles #1)

Alex R. Kahler

runebinder

 

PUBLISHED BY HARLEQUIN TEEN NOVEMBER 14, 2017
GENRE(S): FANTASY, YOUNG ADULT, MAGIC
PAGES: HARDCOVER 400
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Magic is risen.

When magic returned to the world, it could have saved humanity, but greed and thirst for power caused mankind’s downfall instead. Now once-human monsters called Howls prowl abandoned streets, their hunger guided by corrupt necromancers and the all-powerful Kin. Only Hunters have the power to fight back in the unending war, using the same magic that ended civilization in the first place.

But they are losing.

Tenn is a Hunter, resigned to fight even though hope is nearly lost. When he is singled out by a seductive Kin named Tomás and the enigmatic Hunter Jarrett, Tenn realizes he’s become a pawn in a bigger game. One that could turn the tides of war. But if his mutinous magic and wayward heart get in the way, his power might not be used in favor of mankind.

If Tenn fails to play his part, it could cost him his friends, his life…and the entire world.

 

Mad Magic

Nicole Conway

MADMAGIC

PUBLISHED BY MONTH9BOOKS NOVEMBER 14, 2017
GENRE(S): FANTASY
PAGES: PAPERBACK 300
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Mad Magic is a beautifully dark and rich Young Adult fantasy from Nicole Conway, bestselling author of the Dragonrider Chronicles.

Josie Barton is a high school student living in terror. Invisible creatures torment her everywhere she goes, constantly getting her into trouble at school, and even haunting her apartment. But just when Josie thinks things couldn’t get any worse… she meets the guy from across the hall.

Zeph Clemmont is a changeling with enemies in all the worst places, fighting to undo a curse that threatens to end his life. Survival means he will have to swallow his pride and trust Josie with all his darkest secrets.

With the help of a gun-slinging shaman and the enigmatic Prince of Nightmares, Zeph and Josie are only a heartbeat away from defeating one of the most diabolical faerie villains their world has ever known.

 

Artemis

Andy Weir

artemis

PUBLISHED BY CROWN PUBLISHING GROUP NOVEMBER 14, 2017
GENRE(S): SCIENCE FICTION
PAGES: HARDCOVER 384
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Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you’ve got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.

Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she’s stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself—and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the first.

 


Any of these books on your TBR? Let me know in the comments below.

Sincerely Karen Jo

 

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