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3 Crackling Young Adult Reads To Welcome Fall

Time to put down the beach reads and pick up some substantive, immersive new young adult books — from a monstrous fantasy, to a refugee's tale, to a story that brings new meaning to haunted houses.
Source: Make Me a World

In Akwaeke Emezi's , angels have rid the city of Lucille of all its monsters. That's what Jam has been taught, and she has no reason to doubt it, as she lives a happy life surrounded by her loving parents and her best friend, Redemption. No reason, until a strange and frightening creature crawls out of one of her mother's paintings, intent on hunt down a monster hiding in their midst. The creature is called Pet, and it tells Jam that her duty is to help search out the evil that has taken root in Redemption's house.

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