Seven Ways We Lie, by Riley Redgate

Seven Ways We LieTitle: Seven Ways We Lie
Author:
Riley Redgate
Publisher:
  Amulet Books
Publication date: March 8th 2016
Pages: 352
ISBN: 1419719440
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 4.5/5
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Paloma High School is ordinary by anyone’s standards. It’s got the same cliques, the same prejudices, the same suspect cafeteria food. And like every high school, every student has something to hide—whether it’s Kat, the thespian who conceals her trust issues onstage; or Valentine, the neurotic genius who’s planted the seed of a school scandal.
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Grave Mercy, by Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)Title: Grave Mercy
Author:
Robin LaFevers
Publisher:
  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 3rd April 2012
Pages: 550
ISBN: 054762834X
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 3/5
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Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.

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On The Edge of Gone, by Corinne Duyvis

11516221Title: On The Edge of Gone
Author:
Corinne Duyvis
Publisher:
  Amulet Books / ABRAMS
Publication date: 8th March 2016
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781419719035
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 5/5
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January 29, 2035. That’s the day the comet is scheduled to hit—the big one.

Denise and her mother and sister, Iris, have been assigned to a temporary shelter outside their hometown of Amsterdam to wait out the blast, but Iris is nowhere to be found, and at the rate Denise’s drug-addicted mother is going, they’ll never reach the shelter in time.
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The Scorpion Rules, by Erin Bow

11516221Title: The Scorpion Rules
Author:
Erin Bow
Publisher:
  Margaret K. McElderry Books
Publication date: 22nd September 2015
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781481442718
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 5/5
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The world is at peace, said the Utterances. And really, if the odd princess has a hard day, is that too much to ask?

Greta is a duchess and crown princess—and a hostage to peace. This is how the game is played: if you want to rule, you must give one of your children as a hostage. Go to war and your hostage dies.
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This Is Where It Ends, by Marieke Nijkamp

This Is Where It EndsTitle: This Is Where It Ends
Author:
Marieke Nijkamp
Publisher:
  Sourcebooks Fire
Publication date: 5th January 2016
Pages: 292
ISBN: 149262246X
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 5/5
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10:00 a.m.
The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.

10:02 a.m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.

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The Lie Tree, by Frances Hardinge


The Lie TreeTitle:
The Lie Tree
Author:
Frances Hardinge
Publisher:
  Macmillan Children’s Books
Publication date: 7th May 2015
Pages: 411
ISBN: 9781447264101
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 5/5
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The leaves were cold and slightly clammy. There was no mistaking them. She had seen their likeness painstakingly sketched in her father’s journal. This was his greatest secret, his treasure and his undoing. The Tree of Lies. Now it was hers, and the journey he had never finished stretched out before her.
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The Fog Diver, by Joel Ross

The Fog DiverTitle: The Fog Diver
Author:
Joel Ross
Publisher:
 HarperCollins
Publication date: May 26th 2015
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0062352938
Source: Edelweiss
Rating: 4/5
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Joel Ross debuts a thrilling adventure series in which living in the sky is the new reality and a few determined slum kids just might become heroes. Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Brandon Mull, this fantasy is filled with daring and hope and a wonderfully imaginative world.
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Everything, Everything, by Nicola Yoon

Everything, EverythingTitle: Everything, Everything
Author:
Nicola Yoon
Publisher:
  Corgi Childrens
Publication date: 1st September 2015
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780552574235
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 3/5
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My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.

But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.

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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances, by Neil Gaiman

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and DisturbancesTitle: Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Author:
Neil Gaiman
Publisher:
 William Morrow
Publication date: February 3rd 2015
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0062330292
Source: Edelweiss
Rating: 4/5
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Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things–which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written exclusively for this volume.

In this new anthology, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction–stories, verse, and a very special Doctor Who story that was written for the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved series in 2013–as well “Black Dog,” a new tale that revisits the world of American Gods, exclusive to this collection.
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Krabat, by Otfried Preußler

KrabatTitle: Krabat
Author:
Otfried Preußler
Publisher:
 The Friday Project
Publication date: 3rd September 2010
Pages: 275
ISBN13: 9780007395125
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 2/5
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Set within a world of sorcery and wizardry, much like an 18th Century Harry Potter, Krabat tells the story of a 14-year-old beggar boy lured to a mysterious mill by a series of frightening dreams and apparitions. He becomes an apprentice to the master of the watermill where he joins the eleven other young journeymen who work there. Much to his surprise Krabat soon discovers that the mill is actually a school of black magic and he is expected to learn much more than just a normal miller’s trade.

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