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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

 The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is the tale of a teenager, Mara, whose world seems to be slipping through her fingers. After surviving a horrific accident that kills her best friend, boyfriend, and her boyfriend's sister, Mara's family uproots to give her a reset on life. Against the backdrop of Miami, Florida, Mara grapples with her lack of memories from the night of the accident and the mysterious circumstances that start to plague what was supposed to be her new life. She makes friends, meets a boy, and all the while tries to come to grips with the possibility that she may be losing her mind. A thrilling tale that makes it impossible to decide if the mysteries are insanity or supernatural, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer will keep you curious and enthralled.

Tulsa own's , Lane Smith pens his first novel!

Most likely you remember Lane's illustrations in the classic book,  The True story of the 3 Little PIgs by A.Wolf. With over 14 books to his credit, both picture books and non-fiction he brings to teens a book about Augie Hobble.  A paranormal event, an amusement park and more intertwine in this story.  A great summer read, 4 stars for sure ****

What girl wouldn't want to fight demons?

The Demon Trapper's Daughter series is a intense and dark series about Riley Blackthorne. Her father has given her the skills to step into the demon trapper line of work just like him, but she finds that demon's are after her before she can even learn to trap them. She finds that her destiny might be mapped out for her and that she could tip the balance of power between good and evil. Riley must fight to stay alive while falling in love, learning how to fight demons, and to figure out her destiny. Check out this exciting and fast paced series!

Jackaby - a great mystery for summer reading!

Abigail finds herself in the middle of a police investigation with the help of the detective, Jackaby.  It is a start to her new job with a paranormal detective! In 1892, a serial killer is on the loose and Abigail is on the trail!

Grim the anthology!

Quite a selection of retellings! A short story for anyone is contained in this Grim anthology! Malinda Lo has quite a wicked tale of fortune and fame. Ellen Hopkins and Sonia Gensler are authors included in the selections, as well.  Looking for a glimpse into the writing style of an author you may not know, check out GRIM for 17 tales inspired by classic fairy stories.

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