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Isle of Blood and Stone: Tower of Winds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fantasy weaves clever mystery plot.
By Makiia Lucier
(2018)
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Sky in the Deep Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, bloody Viking warrior tale with female hero.
By Adrienne Young
(2018)
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A Court of Frost and Starlight: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Festive, less violent installment sizzles with faerie sex.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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The Tangled Lands Book Poster Image
age 16+
Related novellas have ecological themes, lots of violence.
By Paolo Bacigalupi, Tobias Buckell
(2018)
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Queens of Fennbirn: Three Dark Crowns Series Book Poster Image
age 14+
Two prequel stories deftly explore betrayal and power.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Endling #1: The Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced animal fantasy tackles theme of extinction.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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The Fates Divide: Carve the Mark, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Introspective, twist-filled finale explores love, destiny.
By Veronica Roth
(2018)
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Bob Book Poster Image
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Bob
age 8+
Sensitive, suspenseful story of girl's little green friend.
By Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead
(2018)
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Munmun Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Wealth equals size in unique, laugh-out-loud satire.
By Jesse Andrews
(2018)
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Ink, Iron, and Glass Book Poster Image
age 13+
Science, romance, alt-history mix in genre-bending tale.
By Gwendolyn Clare
(2018)
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Beast of Stone: Wing & Claw, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Animal series finale satisfies with many solid messages.
By Linda Sue Park
(2018)
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The Lifters Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky fable promotes family, community, teamwork.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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Stormcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spies, pirates, palace intrigue heat up complex tale.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2018)
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The Creature of the Pines: The Unicorn Rescue Society, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids save mythical creature in sweet, funny fantasy.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2018)
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The Arctic Incident: Artemis Fowl, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Humans and fairies team up in high-action, witty sequel.
By Eoin Colfer
(2002)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(2018)
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Worlds Apart: Story Thieves, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wild adventures, cameos, recaps in loony series finale.
By James Riley
(2018)
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Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2018)
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The Wicked Deep Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting tale of love, loss, murder, ghosts from the sea.
By Shea Ernshaw
(2018)
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