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Fresh Pick | PARANORMALCY by Kiersten White
Fresh Pick / January 23, 2011

October 2010 On Sale: September 21, 2010 Featuring: Lend; Evie 320 pages ISBN: 0061985848 EAN: 9780061985843 Hardcover $16.99 Add to Wish List Young Adult Paranormal Buy at Why is falling in love so hard? Paranormalcy by Kiersten White When a dark prophecy begins to come true, sixteen-year-old Evie of the International Paranormal Containment Agency must not only try to stop it, she must also uncover its connection to herself and the alluring shapeshifter, Lend. Evie’s always thought of herself as a normal teenager, even though she works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, her ex-boyfriend is a faerie, she’s falling for a shape-shifter, and she’s the only person who can see through paranormals’ glamours. But Evie’s about to realize that she may very well be at the center of a dark faerie prophecy promising destruction to all paranormal creatures. So much for normal. Previous Picks

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Fresh Takes from the Teen Shelves / September 6, 2010

There’s something for everyone in YA; it only seems like paranormal dominates the shelves in September. Okay, maybe it does a little, but fortunately you have your intrepid Fresh Takes Column to help you find what you’re looking for. Paranormal I don’t know what is its about autumn (Halloween? The shortening of the days? Some sort of Jungian fear of the approaching dark of winter?) but there is a plethora of paranormals coming out these next few months. I don’t even know where to start with all these great books. Yes, I do. FIRELIGHT, by Sophie Jordan. Here’s what she had to say about her YA debut. RCM: What’s the book about? Sophie Jordan: With her rare ability to breathe fire, Jacinda is special even among the drakiÑthe descendants of dragons who can shift between human and dragon forms. But when Jacinda’s rebelliousness leads her family to flee into the human world, she struggles to adapt, even as her draki spirit fades. The one thing that revives it is Will, whose family hunts her kind. Jacinda can’t resist getting closer to him, even though she knows she’s risking not only her life but the draki’s most closely guarded secret. RCM:…