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S. J. Kincaid

Kincaid's final installment in the Insignia series finds Intrasolar cadet Tom Raines facing his biggest challenge yet. He and his friends are in Upper Company now and soon discover troubling changes have come to the Pentagonal Spire where they train. There are stricter regulations, a new General is in charge, and training (and punishment) is in place to force them to be better soldiers. Then a new mysterious figure begins a fight against the corporations, but with methods even Tom finds shocking. Now he must figure out who he can trust and his training is put to the test.

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Get Happy

Mary Amato

Amato (Guitar Notes, 2012) opens her story on songwriter/musician Minerva Watson's 16th birthday. Ever since her father abandoned the family when Minerva was a baby, birthdays have always been a disappointment. No wonder she's shocked when a package arrives from her dad after all these years. Minerva is furious to learn that although her father has tried to stay in touch, her mother has been sabotaging his attempts. It’s only through her best friend Fin, and Hayes, her new boyfriend, that Minerva is able to see clearly who she is and who makes up her family.

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In the Afterlight

Alexandra Bracken

In Bracken’s conclusion to the Darkest Minds series, Ruby and the young people who survived the government's attack on Los Angeles, have traveled north to regroup. When the Children's League disbands, Ruby becomes their leader and forms an unlikely alliance with Liam's brother, Cole. She trains with him to hone the powers she needs to free those suffering in the rehabilitation camps. But not everyone is supportive of the plan Ruby and Cole have devised. As tensions rise, the two have the fate of a generation in their hands and one wrong move could be the spark that sets the world on fire!

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