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Newt Scamander narrating his own book, FANTASTIC BEASTS is a big yes! Check out this audiobook clip! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is definitely a must watch movie, with its glorious visual effects, interesting story and beautiful music. However, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was originally one of Harry Potter’s textbooks about magical creatures. It is written by Newt Scamander, who is portrayed by Eddie Redmayne. Eddie Redmayne reads about the Basilisk in this new audio clip. He reads from the new Fantastic Beasts book, which includes six new beasts along with new illustrations and a foreword by Newt…

WARCROSS is bold and bright with its attention-grabbing new cover! The colorful cover reveal for Marie Lu’s Warcross has made its debut! The new novel from the author of Legend and The Young Elites tells the story of Emika Chen, a hacker and bounty hunter who tracks down criminals who bet on the popular virtual world known as Warcross. But when Emika accidentally glitches herself into a major part of the game, she’s recruited by the founder to complete a new mission: Uncover a major security leak threatening his program. Of course, that task leads her straight into the dark underbelly of the Warcross world,…

10 THINGS I CAN SEE FROM HERE brings to light the anxiety that teenager Maeve struggles with on a daily basis, especially when it comes to death. If you stopped by the bookstore lately, you might’ve seen this cover around, but you weren’t sure if you should take a chance on it. Well, first of all, 10 Things I Can See From Here is the U.S. debut novel by Canadian award-winning author Carrie Mac. Secondly, the story deals with how mental illness can often debilitate a person. And thirdly, there’s a little romance between the main female character and another teenage girl she…

Last week, Angie Thomas’s debut novel, The Hate U Give was released. The novel tells the story of Starr, a black girl living her life split between two worlds– her gang-run neighborhood and the private school her parents have worked hard to get her and her brothers into. When Starr leaves a party with an old friend, who ends up the newest victim of police violence, Starr has a decision to make. As her home falls into Ferguson-level riots and violence, and with her school friends not quite understanding the big deal, Starr must decide whether she will use her voice…

Harry Potter dodges the Knight Bus in style on the PRISONER OF AZKABAN illustrated edition cover! Famed Harry Potter illustrator Jim Kay is at it again! Kay is slowly but surely creating illustrated editions of the entire Harry Potter series, releasing one book a year. Scholastic has already released Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets illustrated editions, but today we’re getting the first look at Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with a new cover! The cover features Harry nearly getting run over by the triple-decker Knight Bus first introduced in this novel. The…

Red Rising author Pierce Brown reveals character art of Lyria, a new character from the upcoming book IRON GOLD.  Although Iron Gold, the first book in new Iron Gold trilogy by Pierce Brown, has been delayed until 2018, author Pierce Brown revealed this character art piece of Lyria, one of the new main protagonists in the book. She, along with Darrow and several others, will be one of the points of view we’ll be reading from this time around. A Red, recently liberated from the mines of Mars, Lyria wants so badly to believe in the principles and dreams of…

A teen’s life is rearranged in the days before she leaves her friends for good in SEVEN DAYS OF YOU! It’s been a long winter and we all could use a sweet story about making amends and appreciating what you have to warm our hearts through these final chilly days, right? Cecilia Vinesse will give you a little bit of extra light in Seven Days Of You! Sophia Wachowski has spent most of her life living in Tokyo, where her mother is taking part in a scientific research grant. But the grant has run its course and there’s only one…

Win a great book and electronic goodies in our HUMANS, BOW DOWN giveaway! Plenty of people say our world is “run by machines,” but those people aren’t nearly literal enough for James Patterson. The bestselling author’s new YA novel, Humans, Bow Down takes place in a wild future where robots known as “Hu-Bots” have truly taken over and made the human race their slaves. Now a young rebel named Six, whose family was killed in the early days of the war, is risking it all to stop the robots out to destroy mankind for good. We’ve teamed up with Little,…

High fantasy goes down a dark path with strange results in THE BONE WITCH! We’ve never dived into a fantasy world quite like Rin Chupeco’s The Bone Witch, and that’s both a good and bad thing. Eleven-year-old Tea (pronounced: “Tay-uh”) didn’t mean to bring her eldest brother, Fox, back from the dead. She’s a little too young to be developing magical powers. And yet Fox is animated and aware once again, marking Tea as one of the most rare and dangerous among the ultra-powerful, magical ashas: A bone witch. In a land cursed by deadly, animalistic mutants known as daeva, Tea…

Kieran tests Mark in a new LORD OF SHADOWS mini excerpt! Cassandra Clare’s characters are all intricately connected, but Mark’s relationships with Kieran and Cristina will be stirring up some extra trouble in the second book in The Dark Artifices series, Lord of Shadows. After all, Mark has a special relationship with faerie prince Kieran, but an interesting chemistry with Cristina that brings out his Shadowhunter side. It seems Kieran is feeling a little jealously in a new snippet from Cassandra Clare’s tumblr, giving Mark a test to prove his honesty. Meanwhile, Cristina tries to keep the peace but can’t…

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