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Moonrise by Sarah Crossan - Fiction
Hardcover: May 8, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Joe hasn't seen his brother in 10 years. Ed didn’t walk out on the family, not exactly. It’s something more brutal. Ed is locked up --- on death row. Now his execution date has been set, and the clock is ticking. Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with his brother, no matter what other people think…and no matter whether Ed committed the crime. But did he? And does it matter, in the end? MOONRISE asks big questions: What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye?

Hardcover: March 13, 2018

After Freya escapes from the Finemdi Corporation, her quest to defeat her enemy takes her to Hollywood. There she disguises herself once again as Sara Vanadi, now an up-and-coming star on a scandalous television series. Freya knows that today’s modern gods live on the screen, and she desperately needs strength from her believers. With sinister forces at her heels, an ancient enemy returned and a threat lurking in the shadows, Freya must walk a dangerous line between mortal and goddess. Because if she loses her humanity, who will save the world?

Paperback: April 10, 2018

Jessa has learned that traveling to alternate dimensions isn’t all delicious desserts and fancy parties: it also means running into people she thought she'd never see again. Still mourning a devastating loss, Jessa isn’t prepared for the arrival of a reckless version of someone she once loved who is now bent on revenge. Add a complicated relationship with her best friend, the reappearance of an old enemy and the threat of the multiverse collapsing, and Jessa’s got a lot on her plate. She may be destined to help save an infinite multitude of worlds...but in the end, all Jessa really wants to do is save her friends.

Paperback: April 3, 2018

In 1920s England, the three teenage Clarke sisters thought what they'd wear to dinner was their biggest problem. Lady Kate, the entitled eldest. Lady Grace, lost in the middle and wishing she were braver. Lady Lizzy, so endlessly sunny, it's easy to underestimate her. Then there's Will Harvey, the proud, to-die-for stable boy; Daniel Murray, the resourceful second footman with a secret; Raymond Allen, the unfortunate-looking young duke; and Fanny Rogers, the unsinkable kitchen maid. None of them ever expected to work together for any reason, but none of them had ever seen anything like this.

Hardcover: April 3, 2018

Shunned after a trip through the galaxy with Abel, the most advanced cybernetic ever created, Noemi dreams of traveling through the stars again. When a deadly plague arrives on Genesis, Noemi gets her chance. It will be up to her to save its people...if only she wasn't flying straight into a trap. On the run to avoid his creator's clutches, Abel believes he's said goodbye to Noemi for the last time. When word reaches him of Noemi's capture by the very person he's trying to escape, Abel knows he must go to her, no matter the cost. In a race against time, Abel and Noemi will come together once more to discover a secret that could save the known worlds, or destroy them all.

Hardcover: April 10, 2018

Alex is a Spinner --- she has the ability to rewind time to review past events. Hated and feared because of their ability to find the truth, Spinners are restricted to compounds created to house and protect them. Alex's society uses the Spinners' skills to solve crimes, but messing with time comes with consequences: no Spinner lives past the age of 20. At 16, Alex is in her prime...until time sickness strikes. When she is offered treatment, Alex sees a future for herself for the first time, but the medication offers more than just a cure --- it also brings with it dire consequences.

Hardcover: April 24, 2018

Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered. The Kaiser took Theodosia's family, her land and her name, crowning Theo as Ash Princess --- a title of shame in her new life as a prisoner. For 10 years Theo has endured the relentless abuse and ridicule of the Kaiser. Then, one night, the Kaiser forces her to do the unthinkable. With blood on her hands and all hope of reclaiming her throne lost, she realizes that surviving is no longer enough. But she does have a weapon: her mind is sharper than any sword.

Hardcover: April 24, 2018

Raised to be a warrior, 17-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki. But one day she sees the impossible on the battlefield: her brother, who she watched die five years ago. Faced with her his betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki, where every neighbor is an enemy. But when the Riki village is raided by a ruthless clan thought to be a legend, Eelyn is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother’s friend, who sees her as a threat. Driven by a love for her clan and her growing love for Fiske, Eelyn must confront her own definition of loyalty and family while daring to put her faith in the people she’s spent her life hating.

Paperback: April 24, 2018

While dealing with dark revelations about her life and her world, Malin finds herself with new allies --- and new enemies. Her quest for the truth leads her to places she never thought possible, and she's never been one to shy away from a fight. But for all her strength and determination, will it be enough to save the world before it's too late?

Hardcover: April 24, 2018

Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian --- the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Then Rufus gets a call from his sister April, begging for help. He and Sebastian find her, drenched in blood and holding a knife beside the dead body of her boyfriend, Fox. April swears she didn’t kill Fox. Rufus knows her too well to believe she’s telling him the whole truth, but April has something he needs. Now, with no one to trust but his ex, Rufus has one night to clear his sister’s name...or die trying.