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The Diabolic S. J. Kincaid The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily David Levithan and Rachel Cohn Words in Deep Blue Cath Crowley PB $19.99 Nemesis is a Diabolic, created to protect a galactic senator’s daughter, Sidonia. Nemesis is expected to do whatever it takes to keep Sidonia safe—including kill, or die. When Sidonia is summoned to the Galactic court to be held hostage by the Emperor, Nemesis takes her place. As the Empire begins to fracture and rebellion looms closer, Nemesis learns that her humanity just might be the thing that saves her life—and the empire. PB $19.99 The long-hoped-for sequel to perennial favourite Dash and Lily's Book of Dares. Dash and Lily have now been going out for nearly a year—and it's been a really hard year. Lily insists that everything's fine. But Dash knows that her spirit is sagging. Action must be taken. There are twelve days until Christmas. Twelve days for friends and family to take Manhattan by storm to help Lily recapture the magic of New York City in December. Twelve days to find Lily's cheer. PB $18.99 This is a love story. It's the story of Howling Books, where readers write letters to strangers, to lovers, to poets, to words. It's the story of Henry Jones and Rachel Sweetie. They were best friends once, before Rachel moved to the sea. Now, she's back, working at the bookstore, grieving for her brother Cal. This gorgeous new novel from the award-winning author of Graffiti Moon is a powerful tale of falling in love and moving forward. Three Dark Crowns Kendare Blake Our Chemical Hearts Krystal Sutherland Heartless Marissa Meyer PB $16.99 In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn't solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it's not just a game of win or lose... it's life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown. PB $19.99 Henry has never been in love. Then he meets Grace, who wears oversized boys’ clothing, walks with a cane, rarely seems to shower, and is hiding crushing secrets. She’s hardly who Henry expected his dream girl to be, but when the two are chosen to edit the paper together, sparks fly. Henry’s about to learn just how disastrous the road to first love can be—and that sometimes it’s the detours that end up mattering much more. PB $18.99 A girl who has a talent for cooking magical confections that can alter a person's emotions catches the eye of the King of Hearts, who wants her for his bride. She will do anything to avoid this fate, particularly as she finds herself falling in love with the mysterious new court jester... The new book from Marissa Meyer takes on Alice in Wonderland in a way you've never seen before, exploring the story of a character everyone loves to hate.