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Title: The City of Brass
Author: S.A Chakraborty
Summary: In the eighteenth-century Cairo, Nahri is a con woman conning Ottoman nobles hoping one day to earn enough to change her fortunes. Resembling the street rat Aladdin, Nahri accidentally summons Dara, an equally sly, darkly mysterious dijinn warrior, during one of her cons. She soon learns that her cons have deadly consequences.
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Title: Alice I Have Been
Author: Melanie Benjamin
Summary: Alice Liddell Hargreaves’s life had inspired the famous Alice in Wonderland, with her life from not only just a child, but as a wife, mother, and widow. She’s experienced many things throughout her life and as she nears her eighty-first birthday she knows that she will always be only “Alice.” A story based on both fiction and reality brings to life the passionate spirit of a woman who is not only worthy of her fictional alter ego, but has just a captivating life as the fictional one she inspired.
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Title: Ash Princess
Author: Laura Sebastian
Summary: Theodosia was six when her country was invaded by the Kaiser, who took her mother, the Fire Queen, away by murdering her in front of Theodosia. Theo was then crowned Ash Princess; a title to shame her as a new life as a prisoner. Similar to Cinderella, this princess refuses to let anything more happen to her land as it has been pillaged and her people enslaved. That all ends.
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Title: I Was Anastasia
Author: Ariel Lawhon
Summary: Similar to the movie Anastasia, I was Anastasia is about Anna Anderson’s fifty-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. The real question is that is on everyone’s mind throughout the book is: Is she the Russian Grand Duchess or the thief of another woman’s legacy?
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Title: The Mermaid’s Daughter
Author: Ann Claycomb
Summary: Similar to The Little Mermaid, this is a modern retelling of the classic Disney movie with a twist where Kathleen stuffers from the bizarre experience of stabbing pain in her feet. On her sixteenth birthday, she woke screaming thinking her tongue got cut out. Only the touch of seawater can ease her pain, temporarily. The question is: How far will Kathleen go in order to find out the truth about her bizarre pain? And what will she do when she finds out the truth?
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Uprooted – Naomi Novik
Lost Queen – Signe Pike
Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman
The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern
Juliet – Anne Fortier
Circe – Madeline Miller
The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan – Sherry Thomas
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E: Escape Room
Don’t forget about me
I will never forget about you
A place in my heart
Will always be there
For you– Hallie S.
Do you remember the first time we said I love you?
So romantic, I thought we would last
With those eyes and smile
You fooled me– Hallie S.
Is when I’m with you– Hallie S.
I. “This is prison…”
II. “He will love her like a friend will never love her.”
III. “If you don’t like me then why are you still here?”
IV. “I trust you Character A.”
V. “I have a sad past.”
VI. “I can only remember the little things.”
VII. “We changed this place for the better.”
VIII. “I’m glad I met you, you brought out the real me.”
IX. “Why would I need mittens?”
X. “This isn’t what I expected when I made that wish…”
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My dreams consist of you
Smiling, laughing, and being happy
When i wake I then remember
I lost you– Hallie S.
I’m sorry I haven’t called
I want too but I’m scared
Of telling you how I feel
I should conceal the truth
For me and for you– Hallie S.