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Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading at the Millville Public Library

Tails and Tales

July 8 - August 26

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Summer Reading 2021


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Crave

Crave

Grace's world changed when she joined the academy. At the academy she is a mere mortal among gods...or monsters. She can't decide which faction she should join, or it she should join any of them. The one thing that unites them is their hatred of her. Then there's Jaxon Vega, a vampire with deadly secrets who hasn't felt anything for a hundred years. Jaxon has walled himself off for a reason. Does someone want to wake the sleeping monster in him? Is Grace the bait?

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The last secret you'll ever keep

The last secret you'll ever keep

When no one believes her story of abduction and escape, Terra turns to an online community of trauma victims for advice and solace, befriending a girl whose story parallels Terra's and who might be able to help Terra uncover the truth she seeks.

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A heart so fierce and broken

A heart so fierce and broken

The curse is finally broken, but Prince Rhen of Emberfall faces darker troubles still. Rumors circulate that he is not the true heir and that forbidden magic has been unleashed in Emberfall. Loyalties are tested and new love blooms in a kingdom on the brink of war.

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Down comes the night

Down comes the night

Talented healer Wren Southerland unknowingly accepts a request to cure the kingdom's most powerful enemy soldier, Hal Cavendish, only to find herself torn between duty and her heart when they uncover a sinister plot.

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The queen's secret

The queen's secret

When Cal and Lilac are forced to face dark forces apart, the strength of their love--and their kingdom--are put to the ultimate test.

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Fable

Fable

Seventeen-year-old Fable joins the young, motley crew of the Marigold to escape the island where her father abandoned her, but she quickly realizes life off the island is more dangerous than she imaged.

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When you were everything

When you were everything

When her best friendship with Layla implodes beyond repair, Cleo pursues other relationships before she is assigned to tutor her former friend and forced to come to terms with her choices.

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A song below water

A song below water

A metaphorical tale follows the experiences of a black teen siren and her haunted best friend, who find themselves targeted by violence when they are unable to hide their supernatural identities in an alternate world that discriminates against magic.

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Wicked as you wish

Wicked as you wish

Years after the evil Snow Queen desolated the magical kingdom of Avalon, Prince Alexei, his friend Tala, and a ragtag band, inspired by the appearance of the Firebird, try to reclaim their land.

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You should see me in a crown

You should see me in a crown

Liz Lighty has always done her best to avoid the spotlight in her small, wealthy, and prom-obsessed midwestern high school, after all, her family is black and rather poor, especially since her mother died; instead she has concentrated on her grades and her musical ability in the hopes that it will win her a scholarship to elite Pennington College and their famous orchestra where she plans to study medicine--but when that scholarship falls through she is forced to turn to her school's scholarship for promking and queen, which plunges her into the gauntlet of social media which she hates and leads her to discoveries about her own identity and the value of true friendships.

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Be dazzled

Be dazzled

Seventeen-year-old Raffy is determined to win a cosplay competition that could lead to art school admission and respect for his talent, but being paired with his main competitor, ex-boyfriend Luca, complicates things.

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The suffering

The suffering

When an old friend disappears in Aokigahara, Japan's infamous 'suicide forest,' Tark and the ghostly Okiku must resolve their differences and return to find her. In a strange village inside Aokigahara, old ghosts and an ancient evil lie waiting

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Admission

Admission

The story of a teen whose promising future at the college of her dreams is upended by her minor celebrity mother’s arrest for a massive college admissions bribery scandal.

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The poppy war

The poppy war

An epic historical military fantasy, inspired by the violent history of China's 20th century, follows the efforts of an unexpected, dark-skinned war orphan to obtain an education at Nikan's most elite military school in spite of prejudice and the challenges of her lethal shaman skills, which raise her awareness about the existence of gods and the imminence of war.

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Reverie

Reverie

While recovering from an attack that leaves him without his memory, gay teenager Kane Montgomery stumbles into a world where dreams known as reveries take on a life of their own, and it is up to Kane and a few unlikely allies to stop them before they spillover into the waking world.

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All The Things We Never Knew

All The Things We Never Knew

Carli and Rex have an immediate connection, an understanding that must mean first love, but family secrets, disappointments--and basketball, which holds center stage in both their lives--all create complications--.

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Punching the Air

Punching the Air

The award-winning author of American Street and the prison reform activist of the Exonerated Five trace the story of a young artist and poet whose prospects at a diverse art school are threatened by a racially biased system and a tragic altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood.

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Lightbringer

Lightbringer

Two queens, separated by a thousand years, must face their ultimate destinies--a second chance for salvation, or the destruction their world has been dreading.

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Splinters of Scarlet

Splinters of Scarlet

In nineteenth-century Copenhagen, an orphaned seamstress goes to work for a retired ballerina and uses her magic to investigate her father's mysterious death while working for the same family years ago

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The Black Kids

The Black Kids

With the Rodney King riots closing in on high school senior Ashley and her family, the privileged bubble she has enjoyed, protecting her from the difficult realities most black people face, begins to crumble.

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Skyhunter

Skyhunter

Talin is a Striker, a member of an elite fighting force that stands as the last defense for Mara, the only free nation in the world, but when a mysterious prisoner is brought from the front to Mara's capital, Talin senses there is more to him than meets the eye.

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Spin the Dawn

Spin the Dawn

Risking her life by disguising herself as a boy to secure the position of imperial tailor, Maia is given the impossible task of sewing three magic gowns representing the sun, moon and stars for the emperor's reluctant bride-to-be.

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Dear Justyce

Dear Justyce

Incarcerated teen Quan Banks writes letters to Justyce McCallister, with whom he bonded years before over family issues, about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system.

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A Breath Too Late

A Breath Too Late

After committing suicide just before high school graduation, Ellie Walker haunts her home and school, reflecting on her life of domestic violence, friendship with August, and dreams of a writing career. Includes list of resources for people in crisis.

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We are not Free

We are not Free

Growing up together in the community of Japantown, San Francisco, four second-generation Japanese American teens find their bond tested by widespread discrimination and the mass incarcerations of people of Japanese ancestry during World War II.

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