30 August

Book Roundup – Solo, Thing with Feathers and In 27 Days

Solo by Kwame Alexander

New York Times bestseller!

“A contemporary hero’s journey, brilliantly told.” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“…a rhythmic, impassioned ode to family, identity, and the history of rock and roll.” Booklist, starred review

“… many readers will identify with Blade’s struggle to find his place in a family where he feels like an outsider.” — PW (Publishers Weekly)

“the authentic character development and tone will strike a chord with young adults.” – School Library Journal

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The Thing with Feathers by McCall Hoyle

“[Readers] will swoon over the dreamy Chatham and root for Emilie to come out of her shell.” Kirkus Reviews

“Filled with poignancy, sparkling wit, and Southern charm, The Thing with Feathers made my heart absolutely soar! It’s everything I love in a YA contemporary.” Darcy Woods, award-winning author of Summer of Supernovas

“The inspiring story of one girl’s struggle not to be defined by her illness, The Thing with Feathers soars as it explores what it means to live—and love—without fear,” Kathryn Holmes, author of How It Feels to Fly

“Heartfelt and affecting. Hoyle tells a familiar story, but does so in a voice that is rarely heard, and that makes all the difference.” Leah Thomas, William C. Morris Award finalist and author of Because You’ll Never Meet Me and Nowhere Near You

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In 27 Days by Alison Gervais

“An emotional, heartfelt story. Vivid characters instantly draw the reader in, and the life-or-death suspense never lets up as the chapters count down from twenty-seven days to none. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough!” A.V. Geiger, author of Follow Me Back

“Alison Gervais’ smart twist on the second-chance plot makes In 27 Days a must-have for your bookshelf.” Patty Blount, award-winning author of Some Boys

“An addictive, fast-paced read … this paranormal tale will have readers turning the pages to see if Hadley stops Archer from making a tragic mistake.” YA Books Central, four-star review

“Heartwarming and authentic, In 27 Days is an emotionally gripping novel about second chances, falling in love, and the lengths we will go to in order to save the ones we care about.” Trisha Leaver, author of The Secrets We Keep

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