Saturday, February 18, 2017

Fresh Batch (February 19th-25th)

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Fresh Batch, posted weekly, keeps you up to date on the hottest releases of the upcoming week.

Flavor of the week:

Long May She Reign
Rhiannon Thomas
Publication date: February 21st 2017
by HarperTeen

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The Girl of Fire and Thorns meets The Queen of the Tearling in this thrilling fantasy standalone about one girl’s unexpected rise to power.

Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would much rather research in her laboratory than participate in the intrigues of court. However, when an extravagant banquet turns deadly and the king and those closest to him are poisoned, Freya suddenly finds herself on the throne.

Freya may have escaped the massacre, but she is far from safe. The nobles don’t respect her, her councillors want to control her, and with the mystery of who killed the king still unsolved, Freya knows that a single mistake could cost her the kingdom – and her life.

Freya is determined to survive, and that means uncovering the murderers herself. Until then, she can’t trust anyone. Not her advisors. Not the king’s dashing and enigmatic illegitimate son. Not even her own father, who always wanted the best for her, but also wanted more power for himself.

As Freya’s enemies close in and her loyalties are tested, she must decide if she is ready to rule and, if so, how far she is willing to go to keep the crown.

Other releases this week:
* In no particular order *

Setting Free the Kites by Alex George [Purchase]
Royally Matched (Royally #2) by Emma Chase [Purchase]
Damage Control (Dirty Money #2) by Lisa Renee Jones [Purchase]
The Dragon’s Price (Transference #1) by Bethany Wiggins [Purchase]

Roman (Cold Fury Hockey #7) by Sawyer Bennett [Purchase]
The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera [Purchase]
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham [Purchase]
Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen [Purchase]

Beautiful Broken Girls by Kim Savage [Purchase]
Reignited (Reawakened 0.5) by Colleen Houck [Purchase]
A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab [Purchase]
Curse of Stars (Diamond Crier #1) by Donna Compositor [Purchase]

The Piper’s Price (The Neverland Wars #2) by Audrey Greathouse [Purchase]
Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin [Purchase]
Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman [Purchase]
Against All Silence (SOS #2) by E.C. Myers [Purchase]

Stormfront (Lords of Arcadia #4) by John Goode & J.G. Morgan [Purchase]

Anything on your wishlist this week?

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