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Frank Portman has his second YA book coming out August 25th--Andromeda Klein. It's about a girl whose life changes when she begins predicting real events through her tarot card readings. Things only get creepier from there. I love this cover!
Carrie Vaughn's Kitty books are sitting in my TBR glancing at me longingly. I'm looking forward to digging in. I'm also excited about her upcoming YA foray--Voices of Dragons. Vaughn herself has described the book as, "the rock climbing jet fighters alternate history dragon book." Ahem. I am so in.
Lastly comes the third and final novel in Lisa McMann's incredibly addictive Wake trilogy. I can't wait to read Gone but I'm gonna be honest and tell you that that empty green chair is making me nervous. Janie? Cabel? You have to be okay, okay?!

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  1. I'm with you on AK and Gone!

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  2. Andromeda Klein looks sooo good. I love that kind of stuff with tarot readings.

    I haven't read any of Lisa McMann's book! I hear so many great things about them, though. I'll have to check it out!

    -Bianca

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  3. Lenore, I know! I'm glad AK is out so soon.

    Bianca, it does sound fun, doesn't it? The McMann books are great. Really well-written and intense. Hope you get to them soon. :)

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  4. Anonymous12:02 PM

    I love Lisa McMann's books. The cover for Gone is great, but now you've made me nervous! I'm definitely buying the hardcover, but I think I'll have to be spoiled for the ending before I read it. I like Janie and Cabel a lot.

    Karen

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  5. OOooh they all look good! I haven't read any of the books in the Wake Series, although they are on my wishlist. I'm definitely adding these 3 to that list now.

    Jenni

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  6. Karen, lol! You nut. Though I confess, with some final books in a series/trilogy it is very hard to resist peeking. Just to make sure...

    Jenni, it's nice you have time to read the first two before GONE comes out! Though they're very fast reads. I hope it's a strong finish. I suspect it will be.

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  7. This is the first that I've seen of the Gone book cover. I hope it's good!

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  8. Anonymous7:59 AM

    I know, I know! But as I get older I honestly can't stand being shocked in a bad way. (I never got over what happened to Joyce in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Did you watch that show? I started reading spoilers for the show after that.) Karen

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  9. Natasha, so do I. I'm not sure how she's going to wrap it up.

    Karen, lol. I understand. And "The Body" was the most horrifically sad episode of Buffy ever. *sob*

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  10. Oooh, those first two I hadn't heard of!! New books for my to-read list!! Yay! Lol

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  11. Laina, yay! I love adding to my list. Those two do look good, don't they?

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