Saturday, July 22, 2017

Fresh Batch (July 23rd – 29th)

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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:

Daughter of the Burning City
Amanda Foody
Publication date: July 25th 2017
by Harlequin Teen

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A darkly irresistible new fantasy set in the infamous Gomorrah Festival, a traveling carnival of debauchery that caters to the strangest of dreams and desires.

Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in hundreds of years. This rare talent allows her to create illusions that others can see, feel and touch, with personalities all their own. Her creations are her family, and together they make up the cast of the Festival’s Freak Show.

But no matter how lifelike they may seem, her illusions are still just that—illusions, and not truly real. Or so she always believed…until one of them is murdered.

Desperate to protect her family, Sorina must track down the culprit and determine how they killed a person who doesn’t actually exist. Her search for answers leads her to the self-proclaimed gossip-worker Luca, and their investigation sends them through a haze of political turmoil and forbidden romance, and into the most sinister corners of the Festival. But as the killer continues murdering Sorina’s illusions one by one, she must unravel the horrifying truth before all of her loved ones disappear.

Other releases this week:
* In no particular order *

The Intuitives by Erin Michelle Sky & Steven Brown [Purchase]
Vanguard (Razorland #4) by Ann Aguirre [Purchase]
The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash by Candace Ganger [Purchase]
The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz[Purchase]

First We Were IV by Alexandra Sirowy [Purchase]
Buried Heart (Court of Fives #3) by Kate Elliott [Purchase]
Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed [Purchase]
Changes in Latitudes by Jen Malone [Purchase]

Little Monsters by Kara Thomas [Purchase]
Exploited (Zero Day #1) by A. Meredith Walters [Purchase]
Lucky in Love by Kasie West[Purchase]
The Wrong Train: Stories to Make You Miss Your Stop by Jeremy de Quidt [Purchase]

Life After Lila by Ginna Moran [Purchase]
Sovereign (Nemesis #2) by April Daniels [Purchase]
Everything All at Once by Katrina Leno [Purchase]
16 Ways to Break A Heart by Lauren Strasnick [Purchase]

Dare (Foolish Kingdoms #2) by Natalia Jaster [Purchase]

What’s catching your eye this week?

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