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Title: You Know Me Well
Author: David Levithan & Nina LaCour
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Date of Publication: June 7, 2016
and Kate have sat next to each other for an entire year, but have never
spoken. For whatever reason, their paths outside of class have never
That is until Kate spots Mark miles away from home, out
in the city for a wild, unexpected night. Kate is lost, having just run
away from a chance to finally meet the girl she has been in love with
from afar. Mark, meanwhile, is in love with his best friend Ryan, who
may or may not feel the same way.
When Kate and Mark meet up,
little do they know how important they will become to each other — and
how, in a very short time, they will know each other better than any of
the people who are supposed to know them more.
Told in alternating points of view by Nina LaCour, the award-winning author of Hold Still and The Disenchantments, and David Levithan, the best-selling author of Every Day and co-author of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn) and Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green), You Know Me Well is a deeply honest story about navigating the joys and heartaches of first love, one truth at a time.
Title: Empire of Dust (Blood of Gods and Royals #2)
Author: Eleanor Herman
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Date of Publication: June 28, 2016
like smoke, forbidden romance blooms and ancient magic tempered with
rage threatens to turn an empire to dust
After winning his first
battle, Prince Alexander fights to become the ruler his kingdom
demands—but the line between leader and tyrant blurs with each new
Meanwhile, Hephaestion, cast aside by Alexander for
killing the wrong man, must conceal the devastating secret of a divine
prophecy from Katerina even as the two of them are thrust together on a
dangerous mission to Egypt.
The warrior, Jacob, determined to
forget his first love, vows to eradicate the ancient Blood Magics and
believes that royal prisoner Cynane holds the key to Macedon’s undoing.
in chains, the Persian princess Zofia still longs to find the Spirit
Eaters, but first must grapple with the secrets of her handsome—and
New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Herman
entwines the real scandals of history with epic fantasy to reimagine the
world’s most brilliant ruler, Alexander the Great, in the second book
of the Blood of Gods and Royals series.