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Title: The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One (Women are Some Kind of Magic #2) by Amanda Lovelace Pages: 208 Genres: Poetry Published by: Andrews McMeel Publishing (Mar. 6th, 2018) Summary 2016 Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet Amanda Lovelace returns in the witch doesn’t burn in this one — the bold second book in her “women are some kind of magic” series. The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take… Read More

Title: Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote Pages: 162 Genres: Fiction, Classic, Short Stories Published by: Modern Library (Jan. 13th, 1994, originally 1958) Summary It’s New York in the 1940s, where the martinis flow from cocktail hour till breakfast at Tiffany’s. And nice girls don’t, except, of course, Holly Golightly. Pursued by Mafia gangsters and playboy millionaires, Holly is a fragile eyeful of tawny hair and turned-up nose, a heart-breaker,… Read More

Title: Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1) by Rachel Caine Pages: 374 Genres: Fantasy, Dystopian, YA, Alternate History Published by: New American Library (July 7, 2015) Summary In an exhilarating new series, “New York Times” bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time.  Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge… Read More

Title: Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris Pages: 464 Genres: YA, Science Fiction Published by: Balzer + Bray (April 24, 2012) Summary Sixteen-year-old Janelle Tenner is used to having a lot of responsibility. She balances working as a lifeguard in San Diego with an intense academic schedule. Janelle’s mother is bipolar, and her dad is a workaholic FBI agent, which means Janelle also has to look out for her younger brother, Jared. And that was before she… Read More

Title: Ready or Not (All-American Girl #2) by Meg Cabot Pages: 238 Genres: YA, Romance, Contemporary Published by: HarperCollins (Aug. 1, 2005) Summary Top ten things Samantha Madison isn’t ready for: 10. Spending Thanksgiving at Camp David 9. With her boyfriend, the president’s son 8. Who appears to want to take their relationship to the Next Level 7. Which Sam inadvertently and shockingly announces live on MTV 6. While appearing to support the president’s dubious policies on… Read More