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The City of Brass – S.A. Chakraborty

Blurb:Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of… Continue reading The City of Brass – S.A. Chakraborty

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Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

Trigger warning: Shooting, death, death of a parent **Spoiler alert** Blurb:A cannon. A strap.A piece. A biscuit.A burner. A heater.A chopper. A gat.A hammerA toolfor RULEOr, you can call it a gun. That’s what fifteen-year-old Will has shoved in the back waistband of his jeans. See, his brother Shawn was just murdered. And Will knows… Continue reading Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

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Clown in a Cornfield – Adam Cesar

Trigger Warning: Violence, gore Blurb:Quinn Maybrook just wants to make it until graduation. She might not make it to morning.Quinn and her father moved to tiny, boring Kettle Springs to find a fresh start. But ever since the Baypen Corn Syrup Factory shut down, Kettle Springs has cracked in half. On one side are the… Continue reading Clown in a Cornfield – Adam Cesar

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The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure – Adam Williams – Bookrush 10

Trigger Warning: descriptions of rape, violence, violence against children Blurb:A group of foreigners in the northeastern town of Shishan finds the status quo upset when Helen Frances, a young woman with a middle class upbringing but a fatal flaw, arrives and falls in love with the Hon Henry Manners. The most astonishing range of characters… Continue reading The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure – Adam Williams – Bookrush 10

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The Book of You – Claire Kendal – Bookrush 5

Trigger warning for rape, sexual violence & stalking Blurb:You left me no choice, Clarissa.I just want to take you home, Clarissa.I know your darkest secrets, Clarissa. Clarissa is becoming more and more frightened of her colleague, Rafe. He won’t leave her alone, and he refuses to take no for an answer. He is always there.… Continue reading The Book of You – Claire Kendal – Bookrush 5

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The Last 10 Seconds – Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick is one of my favourite authors of all time and I have so many of his books. But today I will be writing about one that I recently finished reading. Blurb: 36 Hours Ago A brutal serial kiler is arrested on the streets of North London after a two year reign of terror.… Continue reading The Last 10 Seconds – Simon Kernick