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Mindy McGinnis “The Female of the Species”

A thought provoking, painful but achingly honest novel from the Edgar Award-winning author, exposing aspects…

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Mary Lynn Bracht “White Chrysanthemum”

“Some historians believe fifty thousand to two hundred thousand Korean women and girls were stolen,…

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Mackenzi Lee “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

We step into the world of a spoiled brat who is not happy about the…

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Becky Chambers “A Closed and Common Orbit”

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is very topical nowadays. It’s one of the fastest evolving issues of…

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Emily Carroll “Through the Woods”

It is a tale of a young girl late at night, lying down in bed…

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Kiersten White “The Chaos of Stars”

Sixteen-year-old Isadora is the daughter of Egyptian gods Isis and Osiris. While a child she…

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Melinda Salisbury “The Sin Eater’s Daughter”

The Sin Eater’s Daughter combines a fascinating fantasy world filled with unique mythologies, unpredictable twist…

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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir „I remember you“

It has been a dream of mine for many years to withdraw into the woods…

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Sally Nicholls “Ways to live forever”

This novel touches upon the sensitive topic of death and specifically death by cancer. It…

Posted in Fantasy Young Adult

Scott Westerfeld “Leviathan trilogy”

On the 28th of June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumtive to the…

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Ned Vizzini “It’s kind of a funny story”

“Shhhhhh! Healing in progress.” Claig Gilner suffers from depression. Not because of loneliness, bullying, having…

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John Green “Paper Towns”

The citizens of Orlando, Florida are more than fine with their routine-filled life, managing between…

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Anne Tyler “The Beginner’s Goodbye”

There are millions of books about relationships between men and women, among them a considerable…

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Robin Sloan “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore”

A book about a bookstore… As librarian, I could not pass it up. Imagine yourself…

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Michael Morpurgo “Private Peaceful”

This book is a novel of contrasts: the young and the old; the weak and…