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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel by Alan Bradley

November 2011

A famous actress is starring in a new movie that’s being filmed at the de Luces’ old English estate. When a body is found on set, strangled to death with a length of film, Flavia knows that a gruesome killer is hiding in plain sight, and she’s determined to find out who it is.

October 2012

October’s roundup of Cool & New Books includes a ENDANGERED by Eliot Schrefer, a recent National Book Award Finalist, which is a compelling tale of a girl who must save a group of bonobos --- and herself --- from a violent coup in the Congo; SON, Lois Lowry’s finale of The Giver quartet about Gabriel's mother, Claire, and her struggle to give up her son and find him again; and Rachel Cohn's BETA, which follows Alysia, an experimental model of a teenage clone, as she discovers she isn't the unfeeling clone she's supposed to be --- she has feelings, and if anyone finds out, she will suffer a fate too terrible to imagine.