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Friday, December 15, 2017

My True Love Gave to Me

my true love gave to me

My True Love Gave To Me : Twelve Holiday Stories      If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me : Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestsellig young adult writers (Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de La Pena, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Rainbow Rowell, Stephanie Perkins, Laini Tayler and Kiersten  White), edited by the international bestselling Stephanie Perkins.  Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, Winter Solstice or Kwanzaa, there's something here for everyone.  So curl up by the fireplace and get cozy.  You have twelve reasons this season to stay indoors and fall in love.   F MY

Eon and Eona

Eon and Eona

 Eon and Eona    In this fantasy duology, Eon begin studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic at age twelve with the hope that  he would able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. Eon has intensely studied sword-work and magic.   But he also has a dark secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been living a dangerous lie for the chance to become a Dragoneye, the human link to an energy dragon's power. It is forbidden for females to practice the Dragon Magic and, if discovered, Eon faces a terrible death. After a dazzling sword ceremony, Eon's affinity with the twelve dragons catapults him into the treacherous world of the Imperial court where he makes a powerful enemy, Lord Ido. In Eona, she finds herself with another dreaded secret. This one involves controlling her powers. F GOODMAN Fantasy

The Martian Tales Trilogy

martian tales trilogy burroughs

The Martian Tales Trilogy  Presents the novels in Edgar Rice Burroughs' "The Martian Tales Trilogy," in which John Carter befriends the Martian warlords, engages the Black Pirates in airborne combat, leads a revolt, and overcomes the evil forces that threaten to destroy the planet.  Classic Science Fiction!   F BURROUGHS

The Earth, My Butt & other Big Round Things

the earth my butt and other round things mackler

The Earth, My Butt, & other Big Round Things tells the story of Virginia is fifteen, hangs out online, doesn’t follow a healthy diet and makes sure to follow the “Fat Girl Code of Conduct.”  She is convinced that she doesn’t belong in her own family who are beautiful, smart, and of course, skinny while she is overweight.   How did she end up as part of this picture perfect family?  The reader follows Virginia as she tries to decide how far to let her boyfriend go, copes with the loss of her best friend who has moved across the country and how to deal with a huge family crisis which shows the family isn’t picture perfect after all. F MACKLER

Article 5

 Article 5 Simmons

Article 5  Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller, living in a world in which the Bill of Rights has been revoked, is able to keep a low profile until her mother is arrested for noncompliance and she realizes the officer responsible is her first love, Chase Jennings.  A great dystopian read!  F SIMMONS

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