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The Girl and the Tiger by Paul Rosolie

A gorgeous, haunting, and wholly original story of a young girl, conservation, animal protection, and beautiful landscapes, Paul Rosolie's The Girl and the Tiger had us hooked from the beginning. We love its The Jungle Book vibe and heart-twisting tale of adventure and empathy. Our only regret is that you'll have to wait to read… Continue reading The Girl and the Tiger by Paul Rosolie

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These Wicked Waters by Emily Layne

These Wicked Waters had one of the best queries we've ever read. It was succinct and full of voice and had a hook that left us crossing our fingers that the book was as good as it sounded. It was. Emily and her agent Becky LeJeune were a joy to talk with, and when they… Continue reading These Wicked Waters by Emily Layne

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Blackspire by Benjamin Sperduto

It's no exaggeration to say that fans of George R.R. Martin will be enamored by the intense world building, character development, and heart-pounding intrigue of the epic fantasy novel, Blackspire. Sperduto has published numerous books, and his in-depth knowledge of Eastern-European history, his copy editing skills, and love of all things fantasy, sci-fi, and horror… Continue reading Blackspire by Benjamin Sperduto

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The Ghost and the Wolf by Shelly X. Leonn

When you read a book that combines urban exploration, secret societies, and paranormal investigators, it's hard not to fall in love immediately. Add a hefty dose of exceptional writing and enthralling characters, and you have The Ghost and the Wolf, a YA mystery thriller by the brilliant Shelly X. Leonn. She's an author to watch—check… Continue reading The Ghost and the Wolf by Shelly X. Leonn

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Letters to the Editor by Paul Michael Garrison

We're big fans of mystery novels, and there was something extra exciting about getting lost in Letters to the Editor, a captivating, well-written throwback to some of the classic mysteries, with its slow build and cast of well-defined, multi-dimensional characters. After a few long, enjoyable conversations with author Paul Michael Garrison about his vision for… Continue reading Letters to the Editor by Paul Michael Garrison

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Narcosis Room by Jennifer Bardsley

When you get a book pitched to you as Total Recall meets Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies, you squeal with delight then hold your breath and hope it lives up to the expectation. When you finish that same book in a day and can't wait to beg the author to enter into a relationship with you, you know you've struck… Continue reading Narcosis Room by Jennifer Bardsley

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Scales by A.N. Conway

We are big fans of Nicole Conway's Dragonrider Chronicles series for Middle Grade readers, so when she pitched us a new series for Young Adults with more dragons and an amazing new twist, we were instantly sold. Scales and its planned sequel are full of fun and adventure, while exploring what it means to be… Continue reading Scales by A.N. Conway

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Abe Titterman and the Key to the Universe by Patrick Scalisi

When we first read Abe Titterman and the Key to the Universe, we thought: “this is amazing. What do we do with it?” With a geriatric main character in a science-fiction world and a wild plot that was both hilarious and brilliant, it was hard to pass up, but we couldn’t picture a niche for… Continue reading Abe Titterman and the Key to the Universe by Patrick Scalisi

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Into the Hollow by Lynn Vroman

Lynn Vroman and her agent pitched Into the Hollow as Eleanor and Park set in Appalachia. As Eleanor and Park super fans, we were dubious, but the very next line of the query said: “(it's sincerely that good!),” as if they were expecting our skepticism.  We dug into the story and were delighted to find that Into the… Continue reading Into the Hollow by Lynn Vroman

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Del Toro Moon by Darby Karchut

It was love at first read when we received the query for Del Toro Moon. We hadn't even made it halfway through the requested full when we emailed the author to ask about her career goals, vision for the book, and reasoning behind querying us. And when she responded, we fell in love even more. Darby Karchut is amazing, her… Continue reading Del Toro Moon by Darby Karchut