Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Moss Jefferies’ father was murdered by a police officer when Moss was just a child. The trauma of that loss along with the media’s smear campaign against his father has left Moss grieving and anxious. Now school is starting to feel more like prison with police stationed inside, employing intimidation tactics against the students any chance they can get. Moss has to decide whether it’s better to keep his head down or use his gift of anger to fight back.
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Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare
The final installment in the Dark Artifices trilogy, Queen of Air and Darkness begins after the death of Livia Blackthorn. The promise of civil war is in the air as part of the Blackthorn family sets out to discover what is destroying the warlock race. In the meantime, Julian and Emma undertake a dangerous journey to find the Black Volume of the Dead, but on the way they uncover a secret that could obliterate the world they know forever.
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Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles
When twin brothers Marvin and Tyler go to a party, Marvin would never imagine that harmless fun could turn into a tragedy. After police raid the house, Tyler goes missing, and Marvin is determined to find him. Instead, Tyler is found dead. A leaked video reveals that Tyler was killed by a police officer, and as Marvin’s mother crumbles in her mourning, Marvin comes face to face with the true meaning of justice.
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Ewan McGregor stars as Christopher Robin, now all grown up and living in London with his family. But when his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh surprises him with a visit, Christopher Robin sets out to find the rest of his friends, and maybe rediscover his imagination along the way, too.
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“The House with a Clock in Its Walls”
When ten-year-old Lewis is forced to live with his eccentric uncle, he is distracted by a mysterious ticking noise in the walls. A little poking around reveals that Lewis’ uncle and his neighbor, Mrs. Zimmerman, are actually powerful magicians and that the ticking is caused by a clock that is hidden somewhere in the old house’s walls. That clock has the ability to end time itself. Lewis is thrust into a dangerous world of warlocks and witches and deadly magic.
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After accidentally blowing up his place of employment, Teddy Walker and several other adult high school dropouts are forced to attend night school in order to earn their GEDs. But the task is proven to be more difficult than Teddy thought when he finds himself faced with his former high school nemesis and an unusual teacher who doesn’t think Teddy is all that smart.
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“A Simple Favor”
After her best friend Emily mysteriously disappears, mommy vlogger and single mother Stephanie is determined to investigate. But Stephanie never expects to find the deadly family secrets that begin to surface the deeper she digs.
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