Book: Goddess Interrupted

Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

Publisher: HarlequinTEEN
Publish Date: March 27, 2012
Series: The Goddess Test #2
ISBN: 0373210450
ISBN-13: 9780373210459
Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Fantasy
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 Becoming immortal wasn’t supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she’s as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he’s becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then, in the midst of Kate’s coronation, Henry is abducted by the only being powerful enough to kill him: the King of the Titans.

As the other gods prepare for a war that could end them all, it is up to Kate to save Henry from the depths of
Tartarus. But in order to navigate the endless caverns of the Underworld, Kate must enlist the help of the one
person who is the greatest threat to her future.

Henry’s first wife, Persephone.

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Book: Spellcaster

Spellcaster by Cara Lynn Shultz

Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Publish Date: March 27, 2012
Series: Spellbound #2
ISBN: 0373210507
ISBN-13: 9780373210503
Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis: Finding your eternal soul mate — easy.

Stopping a true-love-hungry evil — not so much…

After breaking a centuries-old romantic curse, Emma Connor is (almost) glad to get back to normal problems. Although…it’s not easy dealing with the jealous cliques and gossip that rule her exclusive Upper East Side prep, even for a sixteen-year-old newbie witch. Having the most-wanted boy in school as her eternal soul mate sure helps ease the pain—especially since wealthy, rocker-hot Brendan Salinger is very good at staying irresistibly close….

But something dark and hungry is using Emma’s and Brendan’s deepest fears to reveal damaging secrets and destroy their trust in each other. And Emma’s crash course in überspells may not be enough to keep them safe…or to stop an inhuman force bent on making their unsuspected power its own.

She’s found true love…but can she keep it?
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Book: A Temptation of Angels

A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink

Publisher: Dial
Publish Date: March 20, 2012
ISBN: 0803737262
ISBN-13: 9780803737266
Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Historical
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Synopsis: Even angels make mistakes in this page-turning epic romance

When her parents are murdered before her eyes, sixteen-year-old Helen Cartwright finds herself launched into an underground London where a mysterious organization called the Dictata controls the balance of good and evil. Helen learns that she is one of three remaining angelic descendants charged with protecting the world’s past, present, and future. Unbeknownst to her, she has been trained her whole life to accept this responsibility. Now, as she finds herself torn between the angelic brothers protecting her and the devastatingly handsome childhood friend who wants to destroy her, she must prepare to be brave, to be hunted, and above all to be strong, because temptation will be hard to resist, even for an angel.
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Book: Froi of the Exiles

Froi of the Exiles (Lumatere Chronicles, #2)Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publish Date: March 13, 2012
Series: Lumatere Chronicles #2
ISBN: 0763647594
ISBN-13: 9780763647599
Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Fantasy,
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Synopsis: Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home . . . or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to control his quick temper with a warrior’s discipline. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds in its surreal royal court. Soon he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess in this barren and mysterious place. It is in Charyn that he will discover there is a song sleeping in his blood . . . and though Froi would rather not, the time has come to listen.
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Book: Born Wicked

Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #1)Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Publish Date: February 7, 2012
ISBN-13: 9780399257452
Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal
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Synopsis: Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they’re witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship–or an early grave.

Before her mother died, Cate promised to protect her sisters. But with six months to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word… especially after she finds her mother’s diary, uncovering a secret that could spell her family’s destruction. Desperate to find alternatives to their fate, Cate stars scouring banned books and questioning rebellious new friends, all while juggling tea parties, shocking marriage proposals, and a forbidden romance with the completely unsuitable Finn Belastra.

If what her mother wrote is true, the Cahill girls aren’t safe. Not from the Brotherhood, the Sisterhood — not even from each other.
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Book: The StarShard

The Star ShardThe Star Shard by Frederic S. Durbin

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Publish Date: February 27, 2012
ISBN-13: 9780547370255
Genre: Fiction – Middle Grade, Fantasy, Paranormal
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Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Cymbril is a slave on Thunder Rake, a gigantic wagon-city that rolls from town to town carrying goods to be sold by its resident merchants. The Rake’s master purchases a new slave, a mysterious boy named Loric who is one of the magical Fey. Because he can see in the dark, Loric’s duty is to guide the Rake through the treacherous wilderness at night.

Cymbril and Loric secretly join forces to plan their escape—soon the two friends thread their way through a series of increasing dangers, encountering an enchanted market and deadly monsters as their one chance for freedom draws nearer.
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Book: Oppression

Oppression (Children of the Gods, #1)Oppression by Jessica Therrien

Publisher: Zova Books
Publish Date: February 28th 2012
Series: Children of the Gods #1
ISBN-13: 9780984035045
Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis: Elyse knows what it means to keep a secret. She’s been keeping secrets her whole life. Two, actually. First, that she ages five times slower than average people, so that while she looks eighteen years old, she’s closer to eighty. Second, that her blood has a mysterious power to heal.

For Elyse, these things don’t make her special. They make life dangerous. After the death of her parents, she’s been careful to keep her secret as closely guarded as possible. Now, only one other person in the world knows about her age and ability.

Or so she thinks.

Elyse is not the only one keeping secrets. There are others like her all over the world, descendants of the very people the Greeks considered gods. She is one of them, and they have been waiting for her for a long time.
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