Sunkissed by Kasie West
Delacorte/Penguin Random House
Publication Date: May 5, 2021
Avery is spending the summer at a camping resort with her family, which isn’t quite the “adventure” her dad promised but does give her some much-needed space from drama at home. It also allows her to focus on discovering who she is and what she really wants, as opposed to what she thinks she’s supposed to want. Enter Brooks, the good-looking and slightly infuriating camp musician, who is also completely off-limits. They seem to have perfect chemistry, but Avery needs to remember that a relationship between the two of them would get Brooks fired, which would be devastating for him and his family.
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The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
Simon Pulse / Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: September 3, 2019
Theodora has treasure hunting in her blood.
She used to spend her days exploring dig sites with her parents, but since her
mother died, her father has left her behind. When her father goes missing and
his protégé (and her former best friend) reveals he was searching for the lost
ring of Vlad Dracul, finding him becomes top priority. Members of a dangerous
secret society are also searching for the ring of power and she must get to the
ring before they do.
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