Fantastic YA Reads
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These epic fantasy titles will have you eagerly wishing for more! From an incredibly anxious girl that witnesses a murder and has to figure out if she'll do something about it, to a girl that is cursed through and through, but must figure out how to conquer it and an ever-growing enemy before it destroys life as she knows it, to a girl that can control metal and must navigate her way through the world of the Fae, to a romantic wartime thriller that tells the tale of Marvel-favorite Bucky Barnes!
You won't want to miss:
Bianca Torre is Afraid of Everything by JUSTINE PUCELLA WINANS. When Bianca, an an anxious, introverted, avid birder undergoing a gender identity crisis, witnesses a creepy plague-masked murderer take their neighbor’s life, and the death is ruled a suicide, Bianca is forced to make a choice — succumb to their long list of fears or investigate what happened. Bianca enlists the help of their friend Anderson and crush Elaine, and the trio uncovers a conspiracy much larger — and weirder — than imagined. But when the killer catches wind of the investigation, Bianca’s #1 fear of public speaking doesn’t sound so bad compared to the threat of being silenced for good.
The Moonlight Blade by TESSA BARBOSA. Narra is cursed. When her mother is arrested, she has no money for bribes. What she needs is power. Every ten years, Tigang selects a new ruler through a vicious competition. Anyone may compete, but only the desperate and the foolish ever join, and no one leaves unbroken. Within the walls of the fortress, Narra quickly realizes there is more at risk than her life and family, and learns the peace in Tigang is close to shattering. Narra must unravel the mystery of who she is before the competition undoes her, or destroys her people – again.
That Self-Same Metal by BRITTANY N. WILLIAMS. Joan is a gifted craftswoman who creates and upkeeps the stage blades for William Shakespeare’s acting company. Joan’s skill with her blades comes from a magical ability to control metal — an ability gifted by her Head Orisha, and because her whole family is Orisha-blessed, they have always kept tabs on the Fae presence in London. Usually that doesn’t involve much, but lately, there has been an uptick in brutal Fae attacks. After Joan wounds a powerful Fae and saves the son of a cruel Lord, she is drawn into political intrigue in the human and Fae worlds.
- The Winter Soldier: Cold Front by MACKENZI LEE. 1954: The Winter Soldier is the Soviet Union’s greatest weapon, tasked with the most dangerous and cover tasks. But he wasn’t always the Winter Soldier. Told in two timelines, we witness as both the Winter Soldier in 1954, and Bucky Barnes in 1941, encounter two tail ends of a mystery gone wildly wrong.
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