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    Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz #1) – Brandon Sanderson

    “I am not a good person. Oh, I know what the stories say about me. They call me Oculator Dramatus, Hero, Saviour of the Twelve Kingdoms… Those, however, are just rumours. Some are exaggerations; many are outright lies. The truth is far less impressive. When Mr. Bagsworth first came to me, suggesting that I write my autobiography, I was hesitant. However, I soon realised that this was the perfect opportunity to explain myself to the public.”   n to next. Alcatraz Smedry doesn’t seem destined for anything other than destruction, and he certainly has no reason to believe that getting kicked out of his latest foster home the day after his…

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    By Midnight – Mia James

    “Prologue: Spitalfields, east London, 1887 She was dying. He could feel her life slipping away between his fingers. He had tried to ignore the signs, tried to pretend it was just the night cold making her face so white, but now as they paused in the pool of gaslight he could see the grey circles under her eyes and the dark blood on her lips” When Aprils father loses his high-flying journalist job in Edinburgh and takes a job on the Highgate “local-rag”, he uproots April and her mother and moves them to London. At such short notice there was only one school place available nearby and April starts mid-term at…