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New Book Releases: April 2017!

March is coming to an end and spring feels like it´s right upon us! I don´t know about you but it´s making me really long for those warm days where I can stick my nose in the sun as a read outside!

And a new month means new and exciting releases! Here are a few that I found interesting and that are all hitting the shelves during the month of April:

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1.)  Alex & Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz

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Genres: YA, Historical Fiction, Romance.

The year is 1777. We´re in Albany, New York. Even as the American Revolution is in full roll, New York´s upper class is preparing for the Schuylers´ grand ball. The three Schuyler sisters are the families pride and Eliza – one of the sisters – can barely contain herself knowing Alexander Hamilton is arriving.

In this novel from the author of The Witches of East End and The Descendants is the love story of young Alexander (Alex) Hamilton and Elizabeth (Eliza) Schuyler.

Coming April 11th.

2.) Geekerella by Ashley Poston

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Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance, Re-tellings.

Love the classic fairytale Cinderella? Here comes a new spin on the classic story, set in our day and around a topic I think a lot of us can relate to; fangirling. The book is about Elle Wittimer, a full and true fangirl who lives and breathes Starfield, a classic sci-fi series she grew up watching. When she sees a cosplay contest with the prize of being invited to ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball, she is determined to win. Of course hoping she can do so before her step-sisters.

Get ready for romance, nerd culture and the magic of fandom!

Coming April 4th.

3.) Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

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Genres: YA, Sci-Fi.

Set in future America, 17-year-old Marguerite´s viral video propels the populist candidate to a presidential victory as the people controlling technology also control wealth. While she finds herself in a new high school full of technocrat teens, she meets the enigmatic Percy who is drawn to Marguerite´s passion for a cause. The two must work together to protect their families and the country when terrorists strike the capital and technocrat leaders start to turn up dead.

Fan of technology, politics and young adult? Then maybe this one´s for you.

Coming April 18th.

4.) Fireworks by Katie Cotugno

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Genres: YA, Contemporary.

Set during the late 90´s with the boy-and-girl-band craze – Olivia and her best friend Dana are competing to become the new pop star of the moment. Olivia feels she was always the talented one who trained her whole life to become a star and everything changes when Dana – the level-headed who is always cheering her along – comes with her to Orlando for the weekend.

In this new book from New York Time´s bestselling author Katie Cotugno, is a story about the complexity of friendship, the excitement of first love and the feeling of being close to greatness.

Coming April 18th.

5.) Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

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Genres: YA, Sci-Fi, Fantasy.

Get ready to leave Earth and go on a visit to the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth who is now at war for its independence. Noemi Vidal, a teen soldier is stranded in space on an abandoned ship when she meets Abel the sophisticated mech prototype – who should also be her enemy as Genesis has been fighting Earth´s robotic mech armies for decades.

Get ready for embarking on a daring voyage through the galaxy where Noemi realizes Abel might be more than just a machine.

Coming April 4th.

So, that´s it! There are plenty more books coming out this month (not to talk about all the exciting stuff coming in May!) but these were the ones that caught my eye and made it onto my TBR.

All the best and happy reading!

/Amanda

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