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(Arc) Mirage by Somaiya Daudo

In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have an adventure, and travel… Continue reading (Arc) Mirage by Somaiya Daudo

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(Audiobook) The subtle art of not giving a fuck by Mark Hanson

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says.… Continue reading (Audiobook) The subtle art of not giving a fuck by Mark Hanson

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(Audiobook) The Call by Peadar O Guilin

Imagine a world where you might disappear any minute, only to find yourself alone in a grey sickly land, with more horrors in it than you would ever wish to know about. And then you hear a horn and you know that whoever lives in this hell has got your scent and the hunt has… Continue reading (Audiobook) The Call by Peadar O Guilin

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(Audiobook) Astonishing color of after by Emily X.R. Pan

Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined to find her mother, the bird. In her search, she winds… Continue reading (Audiobook) Astonishing color of after by Emily X.R. Pan

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(Audiobook) Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.  But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, Maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now, Zélie has… Continue reading (Audiobook) Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

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(Audiobook) The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson (Some Spoilers)

  Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth. This can be scientifically explained (it’s called parthenogenesis), but what can’t be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she’s had a crush on for years, from a gunshot wound in a Starbucks parking lot. Or why the boy who… Continue reading (Audiobook) The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson (Some Spoilers)

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(Audiobook) The Gentlemens Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee

  Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his roguish passions—not for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits or… Continue reading (Audiobook) The Gentlemens Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee

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(Audiobook) The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

Coldtown was dangerous, Tana knew. A glamorous cage, a prison for the damned and anyone who wanted to party with them. Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. And once you pass through Coldtown's gates,… Continue reading (Audiobook) The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

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(Audiobook) Turtles all the way down by John Green

Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is… Continue reading (Audiobook) Turtles all the way down by John Green

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Bargain In Silver by Josie Jaffrey

If the price of safety is slavery, would you bargain your life?  A Bargain in Silver is book one of Josie Jaffrey's Solis Invicti paranormal romance series, set in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic London.  A deadly infection threatens to wipe out humanity. The only people who can stem its advance are the Silver, a vampiric race… Continue reading Bargain In Silver by Josie Jaffrey