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September 2, 2014

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Pick of the Day: Shadow and Bone (Audio)

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Fans of dark fantasy, adventure, suspense, and magic will enjoy Leigh Bardugo’s novel, Shadow and Bone. Narrator Amanda Dolan masterfully brings Alina’s world of magic and monsters to life. Be sure to read the starred review of the first audiobook in the author’s “Grisha Trilogy.”

Pick of the Day: Out of This Place (Audio)

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Three friends who want to leave high school and move on describe their anguish in Emma Cameron’s novel, Out of This Place, written in verse. Three narrators tell the story from alternating points of view. Read this starred review

‘Code Name Verity,’ ‘The Quick Fix’ Win Edgars

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The Mystery Writers of America has named Code Name Verity and The Quick Fix winners of the youth 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, which honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television.

MWA Announces 2013 Edgar Awards Nominees

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The Mystery Writers of America has announced the nominees for its 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television from the previous year, in celebration of the 204th anniversary of Poe’s birth.