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Blog Tour: In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

Released: April 2019 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 320 Rating: 4/5 A powerful story of love, loyalty, fitting in—and speaking out. After her father’s death, Ruth Robb and her family transplant themselves in the summer of 1958 from New York City to Atlanta—the land of debutantes, sweet tea, and the Ku Klux Klan. In her… Continue reading Blog Tour: In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

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The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Wattpad Books Pages: 312 Rating: 5/5 There are some friends you never forget. From the publisher: It’s the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he’s sent to spend the summer with his aunt and… Continue reading The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen

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Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

Released: July 2020 Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Pages: 335 Rating: 4/5 Two murders. An abandoned asylum. Will a mysterious former patient help untangle the dark truth? From the publisher: The body of an elderly woman is been found in the grounds of a derelict asylum on the banks of the Thames. As Detective Lew Kirby… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

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The Ghosts of Sherwood (The Robin Hood Stories #1) by Carrie Vaughn

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Macmillan-Tor/Forge Pages: 112 Rating: 4/5 Carrie Vaughn's The Ghosts of Sherwood revisits the Robin Hood legend with a story of the famed archer's children. From the publisher: Everything about Father is stories. Robin of Locksley and his one true love, Marian, are married. It has been close on two decades since they beat… Continue reading The Ghosts of Sherwood (The Robin Hood Stories #1) by Carrie Vaughn

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Blog Tour: Never Ever Tell by Kirsty Ferguson

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Boldwood Books Pages: 326 Rating: 3/5 **Trigger Warning: domestic violence, sexual assault, bullying, suicide** She’d do anything for her boy… Vanessa Sawyer knows all about pain. She’s felt it every day since marrying the boy who fathered her baby in high school. All he’s meant are broken bones, broken hearts, and… Continue reading Blog Tour: Never Ever Tell by Kirsty Ferguson

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Devolution by Max Brooks

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Del Rey Books Pages: 304 Rating: 4/5 From the #1 Best-Selling author of World War Z: "A visceral tale of survival horror" - Financial Times As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined . . .… Continue reading Devolution by Max Brooks

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A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Tor Teen Pages: 288 Rating: 4/5 Bethany C. Morrow's A Song Below Water is the story for today’s readers — a captivating modern fantasy about black mermaids, friendship, and self-discovery set against the challenges of today's racism and sexism. From Goodreads: Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to… Continue reading A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

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Blog Tour: The City Among the Stars by Francis Carsac

Released: May 2020 (originally published in French in 1962) Publisher: Flame Tree Press Pages: 288 Rating: 4/5 The first English translation of the celebrated Golden Age Science Fiction Classic. From the publisher: Tankar Holroy, Lieutenant in the Stellar Guard of earth's Empire, floats in space after his spaceship is sabotaged. Rescued by an enormous unknown… Continue reading Blog Tour: The City Among the Stars by Francis Carsac

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Blog Tour: Tomb of Gods by Brian Moreland

Released: May 2020 Publisher: Flame Tree Press Pages: 288 Rating: 4.5/5 Deep inside the tomb exists a hidden world of wonder and terror. From the publisher: In 1935, British archaeologists vanished inside an Egyptian cave. A year later, one man returned covered in mysterious scars. Egyptologist Imogen Riley desperately wants to know what happened to… Continue reading Blog Tour: Tomb of Gods by Brian Moreland

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A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry

Released: March 2020 Publisher: Faber & Faber Pages: 272 Rating: 4/5 Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster, in the end you have got to learn to live. From the publisher: Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole. Living with Thomas and John on the… Continue reading A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry