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In Mike Chen’s cinematic sci-fi debut, Here and Now and Then [January, MIRA Books],  a father torn between two homes–and two times–will travel anywhere, and everywhen, to save his only daughter. Don’t miss the book that Publishers Weekly calls in their starred review a “heartfelt and thrilling debut“: “Chen revitalizes the trope of the absent and unavailable father by placing Kin Stewart in an impossible situation: despite living on the (read more…)

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Mary Kubica’s newest psychological thriller, When the Lights Go Out [September 2018, Park Row Books] has been selected by public library staff across the nation as the #9 pick for the September LibraryReads list! LibraryReads is a list of the top ten books published this month that librarians across the United States love. In Kubica’s fifth nail-biting read, meet Jessie, whose is insomnia-plagued life complicated enough before she is plunged into a bizarre case of stolen identity (read more…)

Editor and author Saundra Mitchell brought together an all-star cast of YA’s best LGBTQ+ authors for one magnificent historical fiction anthology, All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages [HarlequinTeen]. Authors including Robin Talley, Tess Sharpe, Alex Sanchez, and Elliot Wake contributed short stories about queer teens that span across six centuries and focus on self-discovery, first love, and adventure! “Readers searching for positive, nuanced, and authentic queer representation—or just a (read more…)

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…don’t miss the lyrically eerie novel The Stranger Game [October, Hanover Square Press] by Peter Gadol. In the eponymous game, players have begun to track complete strangers in real life, initially as a form of empathy-building and connection in an increasingly disconnected world … until the game gains popularity, the rules evolve, the players grow more intense, and disappearances are suddenly being reported across the country. When one woman’s boyfriend disappears into the (read more…)

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JT Ellison (Lie to Me) ratchets up the stakes in Tear Me Apart [August 28, MIRA] about a 17-year-old’s race against the clock as she desperately seeks the truth behind her birth–even as doctors are racing to save her life. Says PW in their starred review of Tear Me Apart, “Ellison is at the top of her game.” Tear Me Apart is available for request on Netgalley!   [Tear Me Apart (read more…)

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