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The Poppy War

Title: The Poppy War Author: R.F. Kuang Publisher: May 2018, Harper Voyager Blurb: When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies, it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating;… Continue reading The Poppy War

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The Silver Skull

Title: The Silver Skull Author: Anne Renwick Publisher: 2017 Blurb: Lady Olivia is not all she seems. Trained for marriage to an assigned political target, her skills lie in programming household steambots to serve tea, dress her hair… and sound the alarm while she picks locks and listens at doors. Humiliated by a failed assignment,… Continue reading The Silver Skull

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City of Lies

Title: City of Lies Author: Sam Hawke Publisher: Tor Books, July 2018 Blurb: I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me... Outwardly, Jovan is the lifelong friend of the Chancellor’s charming, irresponsible Heir. Quiet. Forgettable. In secret, he's a master of poisons and chemicals, trained to protect the Chancellor’s family from… Continue reading City of Lies

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Wanderers

Title: Wanderers Author: Chuck Wendig Publisher: Del Rey, July 2019 Blurb: A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world's last hope. In the tradition of The Stand and Station Eleven comes a gripping saga that weaves an epic tapestry of humanity into an astonishing tale of… Continue reading Wanderers

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Kingdom of Exiles

Title: Kingdom of Exiles Author: Maxym M. Martineau Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca, June 2019 Blurb: Fantastic Beasts meets Assassin's Creed in this epic, gripping fantasy romance from debut author Maxym M. Martineau. Exiled beast charmer Leena Edenfrell is in deep trouble. Empty pockets forced her to sell her beloved magical beasts on the black market—an offense… Continue reading Kingdom of Exiles

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Empire of Sand

Title: Empire of Sand Author: Tasha Suri Publisher: Orbit Books, November 2018 Blurb: A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the… Continue reading Empire of Sand

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His Majesty’s Dragon

Title: His Majesty's Dragon Author: Naomi Novik Publisher: 2006, Del Rey Blurb: Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will… Continue reading His Majesty’s Dragon