Book Horoscopes: July 2015

aries
ARIES
THE YOUNG ELITES | MARIE LU
Scarred and cast out after surviving the blood plague, Adelina finds a place for herself among the Young Elites who use their magic to advocate on behalf of young innocents and who are targeted by the soldiers of the Inquisition Axis.
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TAURUS
BULLFIGHTING | RODDY DOYLE
A collection of stories set in modern Ireland explores the theme of loss, from a man who remembers his early family life while taking daily prescribed walks to a father who considers the impact of his children’s pets.
gemini
GEMINI
THE ALCHEMYST | MICHAEL SCOTT
When the legend that Nicholas Flamel lives due to his ability to make the elixir for life is discovered to be true, Dr. John Dee begins his plot to steal the Book of Abraham the Mage from him in order to rule the world, but knowing that they are the only ones with the power to stop him, Josh and Sophie quickly set their own plan in motion to do so.
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CANCER
ZODIAC | ROMINA RUSSEL
In the aftermath of a devastating attack on the peaceful Zodiac Universe house of Cancer, intuitive young Guardian Rho must unite the 12 houses before an ancient, power-hungry evil from the banished 13th house destroys their worlds.
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LEO
BEAST | DONNA JO NAPOLI
Orasmyn, a Persian prince, makes a terrible mistake that sets an old curse free and causes him to be turned into a lion, thus he must leave his kingdom before his transformation is discovered and seek redemption in the outside world.
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VIRGO
THE QUEEN’S BED | ANNA WHITELOCK
An Elizabethan expert describes the court of Queen Elizabeth I, painting a vivid picture of the gossip, conspiracy, intrigue and romantic dalliances that surrounded the monarch and the daily lives of the women that attended her.
libra
LIBRA
THE CAINE MUTINY | HERMAN WOUK
A re-release of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work that inspired the Humphrey Bogart film follows a World War II Navy warship crew’s experiences with battle and mutiny in the Pacific theater.
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SCORPIO
THE SCORPIO RACES | MAGGIE STIEFVATER
Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.
sagittarius
SAGITTARIUS
CATCHING FIRE | SUZANNE COLLINS
By winning the Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.
capricorn
CAPRICORN
GOAT: A MEMOIR | BRAD LAND
In the wake of a psychologically devastating and physically detrimental assault, the author follows his brother’s lead in enrolling in Clemson University and pledging a fraternity, where he is exposed to the brutal world of hazing.
aquarius
AQUARIUS
TEAM OF RIVALS | DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN
An analysis of Abraham Lincoln’s political talents identifies the character strengths and abilities that enabled his successful election, in an account that also describes how he used the same abilities to rally former opponents in winning the Civil War.
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PISCES
LIFE OF PI | YANN MARTEL
Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper’s son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain.

About Abby Harris

Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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