Damsel by Elana K. Arnold
Everyone knows the classic tale of the damsel in distress: the prince ventures out into treacherous lands in order to slay the dragon and save his bride-to-be. But when Ama awakens in the arms of her rescuer, Prince Emory, she has no recollection of any of the horrors she faced or what came before. And yet, Prince Emory swears that the tale he tells is true. Ama slowly begins to realize that not everything is as it seems and that the worst horrors are yet to come.
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Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
Claudia’s best friend Monday Charles has gone missing, but Claudia seems to be the only one who notices. In a confusing school environment of tests and bullies, Claudia needs her friend now more than ever. And when she digs into Monday’s disappearance, Claudia realizes that no one remembers the last time they saw Monday at all. How is Claudia the only one who noticed that Monday vanished into thin air?
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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Poet X is the winner of the National Book Award as well as the Golden Kite Honor Award. Xiomara, a teen girl from Harlem, feels unheard in her corner of the world, so she lets her violent actions speak louder than words most days. That is, until she discovers the power of slam poetry. Now she can find a way to channel her frustrations and passion into a creative outlet, but will her ultra-religious mother ever approve or understand?
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Sadie by Courtney Summers
Told in equal parts narration and transcription of a true crime podcast, Sadie is the ultimate thrilling revenge story. After Sadie’s younger sister is brutally murdered and the police fail to do anything about it, Sadie digs up the clues herself in order to bring her sister’s killer to justice.
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The biographical drama of Freddie Mercury and the rock band Queen tells the story of the band’s formation all the way to their 1985 performance at Live Aid. The ups and downs Freddie and the rest of the band had to face in order to compose their legendary music are remarkably told in this film.
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“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”
This is the second installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” saga. Grindelwald has escaped captivity and is becoming a world-wide threat to both the wizarding and human races as his following grows. Newt Scamander, Albus Dumbledore, and allies old and new must stop him
before it’s too late.
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“Ralph Breaks the Internet”
The sequel to “Wreck-It Ralph” finds Ralph and Vanellope on a mission in the World Wide Web in order to retrieve a replacement part for Vanellope’s game “Sugar Rush.” In order to save the game, Ralph and Vanellope must learn how to overcome obstacles such as eBay auctions, dangerous racing games, clickbait, and viral videos.
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“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
Teenager Miles Morales becomes one of many “Spider-Men” as he and the other Spider-Man superheroes from alternate realities team up to save New York City from a deadly threat.
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