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BOOK REVIEW

BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE by Maggie Stiefvater
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Expect this truly one-of-a-kind series to come to a thundering close. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
As the Raven Boys grow closer to their goal of finding the Welsh king Glendower, not surprisingly, problems arise in this third book of a planned four-volume series. Read full book review >

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ALL THE CROOKED SAINTS by Maggie Stiefvater
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"True history blends with traditional and fanciful folklore as fallen saints find salvation in the lyrical power of family, community, and rock-'n'-roll. (Fabulism. 14-adult)"
The line between truth and legend is obscured in the high desert of the San Luis Valley, a world of tall tales and miracles that draws literary pilgrims. Read full book review >

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SINNER by Maggie Stiefvater
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2014

"A spectacularly messy, emotionally oh-so-human romance. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
After the Shiver trilogy, Cole and Isabel reunite in Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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THE SCORPIO RACES by Maggie Stiefvater
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"Masterful. Like nothing else out there now. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
The bestselling author of Shiver (2009) and Linger (2010) turns the legend of the water horse into a taut, chilling, romantic adventure. Read full book review >

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THE DREAM THIEVES by Maggie Stiefvater
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"How long until Book 3? (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The second installment of Stiefvater's Raven Cycle is as mind-blowingly spectacular as the first. Read full book review >

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LINGER by Maggie Stiefvater
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"The riveting ending will leave readers panting for the next sequel. (Paranormal romance. YA)"
The soulful romance begun in Shiver (2009) continues in this equally elegant story as Grace discovers an inexplicably dead werewolf and develops a fever that leaves her yearning to turn into a wolf, and Sam questions the effectiveness of the cure and struggles to take over Beck's authoritative role within the pack. Read full book review >

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THE RAVEN KING by Maggie Stiefvater
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 26, 2016

"Stiefvater couldn't write a bad book, and this isn't one, but it is a disappointment after years of glorious buildup. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A group of Virginia teenagers finally finds a long-buried Welsh king in this conclusion to the four-part Raven Cycle. Read full book review >

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HUNTED by Maggie Stiefvater
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Fantastical adventure is enhanced by complex characters. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Four young heroes, chosen to save Erdas from the rising threat of the Devourer, find themselves torn between their quest and the needs of the ones they love. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"The magic is entirely pragmatic; the impossible, extraordinarily true. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
An ancient Welsh king may be buried in the Virginia countryside; three privileged boys hope to disinter him. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE by John Sanford
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 28, 1993

"A sometimes too personal story—occasionally, conversations obviously meaningful in context sound stiff and dated here—but heartfelt in its affection and gratitude. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A moving testimony to the endurance of love and the human spirit as veteran writer Sanford (View from this Wilderness; A More Goodly Country, etc.) celebrates his 50-year-plus marriage to the beloved late Maggie, screenwriter of the Oscar-winning True Grit. Read full book review >

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PIP BARTLETT'S GUIDE TO MAGICAL CREATURES by Jackson Pearce
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"It's a distinct change of pace for two authors better known for intensely romantic teen fantasies, but they carry it off with aplomb. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
Magical animals abound in Pip's world, and she loves them all—especially since she can talk to them. Read full book review >

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PIP BARTLETT'S GUIDE TO UNICORN TRAINING by Jackson Pearce
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A resolutely but not obnoxiously feel-good episode with well-merited just deserts all round. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
Pip, who can talk to magical animals, runs into both a major challenge and a mystery at the Triple Trident show. Read full book review >