Friday, July 28, 2017


Every Friday we give a new book away. To get the book, it's simple: just fill out the form at the bottom of the page and you'll be entered into a drawing. The drawing will run from Friday through Sunday and winners are announced on Mondays. (Note: you must be a Fresno County resident to be eligible for Free Fridays.)

Solo by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess

From award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander, with Mary Rand Hess, comes Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year old Blade Morrison, whose life is bombarded with scathing tabloid covers and a constant reminder that his father is struggling with just about every addiction under the sun--including a desperate desire to make a comeback. Haunted by memories of his mother and the ruin his father's washed-up legacy has brought to the family, Blade's only hope is in the forbidden love of his girlfriend. But when he discovers a deeply protected family secret--one that further threatens his relationship with his family and has him questioning his own identity--he's thrown into a tailspin. Blade sets out on a journey across the globe that will change everything he thought to be true.

Update: Congratulations to our lucky winner, Paula Y.!

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