Saturday, September 29, 2018

Fresh Batch (Sept 30th – Oct 6th)

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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:

Shadow of The Fox
Julie Kagawa
Series: Shadow of The Fox #1
Publication date: October 2nd 2018
by Harlequin Teen

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One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish—and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos.

Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age is about to dawn.

Raised by monks in the isolated Silent Winds temple, Yumeko has trained all her life to hide her yokai nature. Half kitsune, half human, her skill with illusion is matched only by her penchant for mischief. Until the day her home is burned to the ground, her adoptive family is brutally slain and she is forced to flee for her life with the temple’s greatest treasure—one part of the ancient scroll.

There are many who would claim the dragon’s wish for their own. Kage Tatsumi, a mysterious samurai of the Shadow Clan, is one such hunter, under orders to retrieve the scroll…at any cost. Fate brings Kage and Yumeko together. With a promise to lead him to the scroll, an uneasy alliance is formed, offering Yumeko her best hope for survival. But he seeks what she has hidden away, and her deception could ultimately tear them both apart.

With an army of demons at her heels and the unlikeliest of allies at her side, Yumeko’s secrets are more than a matter of life or death. They are the key to the fate of the world itself.


Other releases this week:
* In no particular order *

The Rule of One (The Rule of One #1) by Ashley Saunders & Leslie Saunders [Purchase]
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings #2) by Mackenzi Lee [Purchase]
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult [Purchase]
The Geography of Lost Things by Jessica Brody [Purchase]

Broken Things by Lauren Oliver [Purchase]
Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies #1) by Megan Shepherd [Purchase]
Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman[Purchase]
A Map of Days (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #4) by Ransom Riggs [Purchase]

Someday (Every Day #3) by David Levithan [Purchase]
The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke [Purchase]
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand [Purchase]
Damsel by Elana K. Arnold [Purchase]

The Lost Sisters (The Folk of the Air #1.5) by Holly Black [Purchase]
When We Caught Fire by Anna Godbersen [Purchase]
Words We Don’t Say by K.J. Reilly [Purchase]
The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig by Don Zolidis [Purchase]

Star-Crossed by Pintip Dunn [Purchase]
Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer #2) by Laini Taylor [Purchase]
Monsters (The Reckoner #2) by David Alexander Robertson [Purchase]
Frequency by Christopher Krovatin [Purchase]

Swing by Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess[Purchase]
Willow Marsh by Jo Cassidy [Purchase]
My Whole Truth by Mischa Thrace [Purchase]
You Can’t Tell by Looking by Russell J. Sanders[Purchase]

Rebels of Eden: A Novel (Children of Eden #3) by Joey Graceffa [Purchase]
The Spy with the Red Balloon (The Balloonmakers #2) by Katherine Locke [Purchase]
The Last Wish of Sasha Cade by Cheyanne Young [Purchase]
Death by the River by Alexandrea Weis & Lucas Astor [Purchase]

Lost Boy by Shelley Hrdlitschka [Purchase]
Art Boss by Kayla Cagan [Purchase]
Raven Dock (Dark Coven #1) by Sara Caldwell [Purchase]
The Perfect Candidate by Peter Stone [Purchase]

What’s catching your eye this week?

Find previous Fresh Batch posts here!


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