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John Michael Green is an American author and YouTube content creator. He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and his fourth solo novel, The Fault in Our Stars, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012.
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Bridge of Clay
Markus Zusak - Oct 08, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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The unforgettable, New York Times bestselling family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the New York Times as "the kind of book that can be life-changing." NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL"One of those monumental books th...
John Green
Nov 26, 2018
Secondly, Markus Zusak's extraordinary novel Bridge of Clay, which I suspect I'll reread many times. It's a sprawling, challenging, and endlessly rewarding book. But it also has the raw and real and unironized emotion that courses through all of Zusak's books. I'm in awe of him.      source
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Black Wings Beating
Alex London - Sep 25, 2018
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The people of Uztar have long looked to the sky with hope and wonder. Nothing in their world is more revered than the birds of prey and no one more honored than the falconers who call them to their fists.Brysen strives to be a great falconer--while his twin sister, Kylee, rejects her ancient gifts for the sport and wishes to be free of falconry. Sh...
John Green
Nov 26, 2018
I've read two big books over Thanksgiving, both of which I am pleased to recommend. First, @ca_london's Black Wings Beating, which is an epic fantasy about falconry with a queer protagonist, and also a world so richly imagined that you truly feel like you live within it. So good.      source
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Scott Westerfeld - Apr 30, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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The spellbinding, New York Times bestselling series-starter, now $4.99 for a limited time only. Frey and Rafi are inseparable . . . two edges of the same knife. But Frey's very existence is a secret. Frey is Rafi's twin sister-and her body double. Their powerful father has many enemies, and the world has grown dangerous as the old order falls apart...
John Green
Sep 12, 2018
In semi-related news, I thought Scott Westerfeld's new book from the Uglies universe, IMPOSTERS, was fascinating and incisive--as his books always are. Plus, it's unputdownable.      source
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I Am Still Alive
Kate Alice Marshall - Jul 02, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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After: Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn't act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive--for now.Before: Jess hadn't seen her survivalist, off-the-grid dad in over a decade. But after a car crash killed her mother and left her injured, she was forced to move...
John Green
Aug 15, 2018
Stayed up WAY too late last night because I could not put down the brilliant survival story I AM STILL ALIVE by @kmarshallarts. Oh my God. What a book.      source