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    ON THE EDGE OF GONE

    MARCH 8, 2016

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ON THE EDGE OF GONE

by Corinne Duyvis

Life-affirming science fiction with spaceships, optimism in the apocalypse, and a diverse cast that reflects the real world Full review >

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    STEEPLEJACK

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TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

STEEPLEJACK

by A.J. Hartley

Smart political intrigue wrapped in all the twists and turns of a good detective story makes for a rip-roaring series opener. Full review >

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    DEC. 13, 2016

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SP4RX

by Wren McDonald ; illustrated by Wren McDonald

A pulls-no-punches techno-thriller; think Mr. Robot meets The Stepford Wives. Full review >

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    REPLICA

    OCT. 4, 2016

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    SCYTHE

    NOV. 29, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

SCYTHE

by Neal Shusterman

A thoughtful and thrilling story of life, death, and meaning. Full review >

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    BLEEDING EARTH

    FEB. 9, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BLEEDING EARTH

by Kaitlin Ward

Grisly and sickening (but in the best way possible), the novel more than delivers on its promise of the macabre for lovers... Full review >

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