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#PubDay 11/20/18

A magical bomb squad, an expansive historical drama, a love letter to turtles, and eerie short stories–happy #bookbday!

CITY OF BROKEN MAGIC: Chronicles of Amicae (Volume 1) by Mirah Bolender 
This fast-paced, adventure fantasy debut features a bomb squad that defuses magic weapons of a long forgotten war and the only team member standing between the city and a massive magic-eating infestation. “This debut builds a fascinating setting that readers will want to keep coming back to.”Publishers Weekly, starred review

MASTER OF HIS FATE: The House of Falconer Series (Volume 1) by Barbara Taylor Bradford 
The first book in an expansive and intricately detailed new historical fiction series that’s filled with drama, intrigue, and Bradford’s trademark cast of compelling characters. “Bradford’s legion of fans will flock happily to this romantic saga…”Booklist

DREAMING IN TURTLE: A Journey Through the Passion, Profit, and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures by Peter Laufer 
A fascinating exploration into the world of turtles across the globe; Laufer charts the lore, love, and peril to a beloved species. “Laufer claims everyone has a turtle story, and he shares a wide range of accounts in this love letter to the species that will appeal to those fascinated by turtles and who care about the conservation of endangered animals.”Library Journal

HARDLY CHILDREN: Stories by Laura Adamczyk 
Library Journal Top Short Fiction for Fall
An eerie debut collection featuring missing parents, unrequited love, and other uncomfortable moments. “A man hanged from a gallery ceiling, the disposition of a gun in a play, a college professor’s untoward relationship with a virginal truck driver—all are creepy stories that don’t make for light reading but definitely get under your skin.”Library Journal

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