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Title: THE CANDLE AND THE FLAME Author: Nafiza Azad Publisher: Scholastic Press ISBN: 9781338306040 Genre: YA Fantasy BACK COVER BLURB Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There, the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city …

Title: HOW TO BEE Author: Bren MacDibble Publisher: Groundwood Books ISBN: 9781760294335 Genre: YA | Children’s Fiction | Dystopian BACK COVER BLURB Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This week both happened and Foreman said, ‘Tomorrow we’ll find two new bees.’ Peony lives …

Title: SCYTHE Author: Neal Shusterman Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 9781442472433 Genre: SF | YA BACK COVER BLURB Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are …

Title: THE POPPY WAR Author: R. F. Kuang Publisher: Harper Voyager ISBN: 9780062662583 Genre: Fantasy BACK COVER BLURB When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could …

Title: THE CALCULATING STARS (Lady Astronaut #1) Author: Mary Robinette Kowal Publisher: TOR Books ISBN: 9780765378385 Genre: Science Fiction BACK COVER BLURB On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the East coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon …

Title: THE BREACH Author: M. T. Hill Publisher: Titan Books ISBN: 9781789090031 Genre: Science Fiction BACK COVER BLURB Freya Medlock, a reporter at her local paper, is down on her luck and chasing a break. When she’s assigned to cover the death of a young climber named Stephen, she might just have the story she …

Title: GLORY MAIN Author: Henry O’Neil Publisher: Harper Voyager ISBN: 9781468107445 Genre: Military SF BACK COVER BLURB Who has placed me here? By whose order and warrant was this place and time ordained for me? — Blaise Pascal For decades, mankind has been locked in a war with an alien enemy that resembles the human …

Title: THE CITY OF BRASS 9Book #1) Author: S. A. Chakraborty Publisher: Harper Voyager ISBN: 9780062678119 Genre: Epic Fantasy BACK COVER 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 …