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Book of the Week

With so many incredible books publishing every single day, choosing what to read next can be overwhelming. It can be a challenge to find the perfect fit – especially when it comes to books! For many of us, browsing the shelves and doing our own reconnaissance is part and parcel of picking out the next book that we plan to read.

Book of the Week
Book of the Week

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Gallant (by V. E. Schwab)

The author of bestselling phenomenon The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue serves up a gloriously gothic extravaganza centred on a girl summoned to a mysterious estate - and the dangerously seductive lure of the world beyond its boundaries.

Sixteen-year-old Olivia Prior is missing three things: a mother, a father, and a voice. Her mother vanished all at once, and her father by degrees, and her voice was a thing she never had to start with.

She grew up at Merilance School for Girls. Now, nearing the end of her time there, Olivia receives a letter from an uncle she's never met, her father's older brother, summoning her to his estate, a place called Gallant.

But when she arrives, she discovers that the letter she received was several years old. Her uncle is dead. The estate is empty, save for the servants.

Olivia is permitted to remain, but must follow two rules: don't go out after dusk, and always stay on the right side of a wall that runs along the estate's western edge. Beyond it is another realm, ancient and magical, which calls to Olivia through her blood...

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Cover Photo: The London Man Blog

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