Genre Friday: Sci Fi Fantasy (7/2/21)

This Genre Friday is out of this world with a retelling of THE GREAT GATSBY, a half-goblin emperor, a new series with a cynical teen exploring magic, and a perilous place where women are forced to make sacrifices.

THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL by Nghi Vo

3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick!

“With magic creeping in around the edges, this is a unique, well-developed, and haunting Gatsby retelling.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“The Gatsby-related details and hints of magic will keep readers spellbound from start to finish.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Vo’s first full-length novel weaves the plot of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby into a vivid tapestry of layered commentary on gender, race, and sexuality, set in a magical Jazz Age New York.”–Library Journal, starred review

THE WITNESS FOR THE DEAD by Katherine Addison

“The follow-up to the acclaimed THE GOBLIN EMPEROR brings back a favorite character and expands the elaborate world Addison has created. Fans of the first book—and new readers—will find this novel delightful and immersive.”–Library Journal, starred review

THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD by T.L. Huchu

“Expertly blending elements of Zimbabwean and Scottish culture, Huchu’s occult thriller is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

STAR EATER by Kerstin Hall

STAR EATER is an exciting horror-fantasy about power, violence, and control, and El’s complicated quest to be free of the violent magic system at the sisterhood’s core will keep readers compelled from the first page.”–Booklist

THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL by Nghi Vo; 9781250784780; available now.
THE WITNESS FOR THE DEAD by Katherine Addison; 9780765387424; available now.
THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD by T.L. Huchu; 9781250767769; available now.
STAR EATER by Kerstin Hall; 9781250625311; available now.

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