Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson teams up with rock-star poet Ellen Hagan in this feminist anthem about two young women fighting to have their voices heardA stirring and unputdownable read about what it means to be a woman today. Perfect for fans of Moxie and The Hate U Give.Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission. Sick of the way that young women are treated even at their 'progressive' New York City high school, they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. One problem - no one shows up. That hardly stops them. They start posting everything from videos of Chelsea performing her poetry to Jasmine's response to being reduced to a racist and sexist stereotype in the school's theatre department. And soon, they've gone viral, creating a platform they never could've predicted. With such positive support, the Women's Rights Club is also targeted by trolls. But Jasmine and Chelsea won't let their voices - or those of the other young women in their city - be silenced. They'll risk everything to be heard and effect change ... but at what cost?Renée Watson is the bestselling Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winning author of the novel Piecing Me Together as well as many others. Renée is the founder of I, Too, Arts Collective, a nonprofit committed to nurturing under-represented voices in the creative arts. She lives in New York City.reneewatson.net @harlemportland (Instagram) Ellen Hagan is a writer, performer and educator. Her latest collection of poetry, Hemisphere, was published by Northwestern University Press, Spring 2015. This is her first novel. She lives with her husband and daughters in New York City. ellenhagan.com @ellenhagan (Twitter)
Antisocial is the horror movie for the social networking generation. After being publicly dumped by her boyfriend on the social networking site The Social Redroom, celebrating New Year's Eve is the last thing Sam (Michelle Mylett) wants to do but she reluctantly attends a party at her friend Mark's house. As they celebrate New Year, a global crisis is erupting in the world outside - people are being affected by a wave of extreme violence, suicide and paranoid hallucinations, but the cause is unknown. With the party house in lockdown mode, the guests take to the internet to seek answers, but what they find suggests that locked doors and barricaded windows might not be enough to stop infection. Shocking, tense and unnerving, Antisocial is a brutal new horror film for the 'Now Generation' that will have you second-guessing everything you do on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram... Special Features: Trailer Behind the Scenes Commentary
"Fall's most provocative YA read." -Entertainment WeeklyA New York Times bestseller.Someone will shoot. And someone will die.A compelling and complex novel about gun violence and white supremacy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins.People kill people. Guns just make it easier.A gun is sold in the classifieds after killing a spouse, bought by a teenager for needed protection. But which was it? Each has the incentive to pick up a gun, to fire it. Was it Rand or Cami, married teenagers with a young son? Was it Silas or Ashlyn, members of a white supremacist youth organization? Daniel, who fears retaliation because of his race, who possessively clings to Grace, the love of his life? Or Noelle, who lost everything after a devastating accident, and has sunk quietly into depression?One tense week brings all six people into close contact in a town wrought with political and personal tensions. Someone will fire. And someone will die. But who?"Fall's most provocative YA read." Entertainment WeeklyHopkins, EllenEllen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of fourteen young adult novels, as well as the adult novels Triangles, Collateral, and Love Lies Beneath. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative. Visit her at EllenHopkins.com and on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter at @EllenHopkinsLit.
The second book in The Smoke Thieves series from Sally Green - perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Game of Thrones.After narrowly escaping the fall of Rossarb, Princess Catherine leads a rag-tag group of survivors into the barren wasteland of the Northern Plateau.With the Brigantine army snapping at their heels, Edyon and March become separated from the group, while demon hunter Tash leads Catherine and Ambrose to an unlikely refuge - the hidden tunnels of the demon world itself. They soon find that the tunnels hold their own dangers and, while Tash travels deeper, hoping to learn more about their mysterious inhabitants, Catherine and Ambrose must return to the surface to resume the war.But the world above is in turmoil. King Aloysius's army has captured the Pitorian prince, Tzsayn, and is poised to overrun the whole country. To have any hope of challenging her father's tyranny, Catherine needs to form her own army, but when danger lurks at every turn, how can she tell an ally from an enemy?What Tash discovers in the demon tunnels could change everything, but if the message doesn't reach Catherine in time, the war might already be lost . . .Green, SallySally Green lives in Cheshire, England. She has had various jobs from her first paper-round to a career as an accountant, but in 2010 she started writing a novel and that changed her life. She still runs most days despite several attempts to give it up. Follow her on Twitter @Sa11eGreen.
Get ready for more magic in the dark, dazzling, action-packed sequel to Blood Rose Rebellion.Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden was once just the magically barren girl from an elite Luminate family. Now she has broken the Binding--and the praetheria, the creatures held captive by the spell, are wreaking havoc across Europe. Lower-class citizens have access to magic for the first time, while other Luminates have lost theirs forever. Austria and Hungary are at odds once more.Anna thought the praetheria were on her side, grateful to be free from the Binding. She thought her cousin Matyas's blood sacrifice would bring peace, equality, and justice. She thought she'd help shape a new society that would let her love a Romani boy, Gabor.But with the monarchy breathing down her neck and the praetheria intimidating her at every turn, it seems the conspiracies have only just begun.As threat of war sweeps the region, Anna quickly discovers she can't solve everything on her own. Now there's only one other person who might be able to save the country before war breaks out. The one person Anna was sure she'd never see again. A bandit. A fellow outlaw. A man known as the King of Crows. Matyas.Rosalyn Eves is a college professor of English living in southern Utah and is involved in the YA community there and across the country. Blood Rose Rebellion is her debut novel. Find out more at RosalynEves.com and follow her on Twitter at @RosalynEves.
Each of the 3 episodes is a completely self-contained story, but there is an over-arching theme.‘The National Anthem’ – the least sci-fi, in that it's set very much in the present day. Inspired by news events that get whipped up in the social networks and Twitter, and everything feels like it's rattling slightly out of control…‘15 Million Merits’ - (co-written with Charlie’s wife, Konnie Huq) is set in a dystopian, sarcastic version of the future, in which everyone is compelled to live a life of physical drudgery, and the only real means of escape is by entering a kind of talent show, of a type which may seem familiar to visitors.‘In Memoria’ (written by Jesse Armstrong). You know when you have an argument, and everyone's fantasised about being able to rewind and go, ‘Here's what you said earlier,’ or ‘Look how you embarrassed me’ or what have you? Well, this is set in a world where everybody has got the ability to do that - you've got the equivalent of Sky+ for your head, so that you can rewind and replay your visual feed.
The second book in the thrilling new fantasy series from bestselling author Holly Black about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a dangerous web of royal faerie intrigue. 'Holly Black is the Faerie Queen' - Victoria AveyardAn intoxicating and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Cruel Prince. , nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019' Holly Black is the Faerie Queen' - Victoria Aveyard I have heard that for mortals, the feeling of falling in love is very like the feeling of fear.Jude has tricked Cardan onto the throne, binding him to her for a year and a day. But the new High King does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her, even as his fascination with her remains undimmed.Meanwhile, a traitor in the court is scheming against her. Jude must fight for her life and the lives of those she loves, all while battling her own complicated feelings for Cardan. Now a year and a day seems like no time at all . . .Black, HollyHolly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones , The Coldest Girl in Coldtown , the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), The Darkest Part of the Forest , and her new series which begins with The Cruel Prince in 2018.She has been a a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Follow Holly at www.blackholly.com or on Twitter: @HollyBlack
From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot . . . . There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl.Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the charismatic King Arthur. With magic clawing at the kingdom's borders, the great wizard Merlin conjured a solution--send in Guinevere to be Arthur's wife . . . and his protector from those who want to see the young king's idyllic city fail. The catch? Guinevere's real name--and her true identity--is a secret. She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot.To keep Arthur safe, Guinevere must navigate a court in which the old--including Arthur's own family--demand things continue as they have been, and the new--those drawn by the dream of Camelot--fight for a better way to live. And always, in the green hearts of forests and the black depths of lakes, magic lies in wait to reclaim the land.Deadly jousts, duplicitous knights, and forbidden romances are nothing compared to the greatest threat of all: the girl with the long black hair, riding on horseback through the dark woods toward Arthur. Because when your whole existence is a lie, how can you trust even yourself? THE FIRST BOOK IN THE CAMELOT RISING TRILOGYKIERSTEN WHITE is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, the Slayer series, the And I Darken trilogy, and many more novels. She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, which, in spite of its perfection, spurs her to dream of faraway places and even further-away times.kierstenwhite.com@kierstenwhite on Twitter@authorkierstenwhite on Instagram
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