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All Eyes on Her by L.E. Flynn
Imprint / Macmillan Publishing Group
Publication Date: August 18, 2020
17-year-old Tabby Cousins and boyfriend Mike set out on a dangerous hike to picnic at a well-known lookout point. A shaking, bloody Tabby returns hours after dark, telling everyone that Mike fell from the mountain ledge. Mike was the town’s star athlete attending Princeton on a swimming scholarship, while Tabby is considered aggressive and “trashy.” Their passionate, obsessive relationship is the subject of gossip and speculation in small-town Coldcliff, Colorado, and as a criminal case against Tabby unfolds everyone quickly develops their own theory on what happened in the woods.
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Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
Flatiron Books / Macmillan
Publication Date: July 7, 2020
When Soraya was just a baby, her mother made a bargain with a demon known as a div that resulted in turning Soraya’s skin poisonous. Now she must stay locked away from her family and kingdom, lest she accidentally kill someone just by touching them. Just before the wedding of her twin brother to her only friend, a div tricks Soraya into betraying her family and kingdom by manipulating her feelings of isolation and jealousy, unleashing an army of div in the capital city. Now she must live up to the potential she never understood she had and rescue her family from the clutches of an evil demon.
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