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Phoenix-born and -bred author Peng Shepherd (The Book of M) is back with another page-turner. The Cartographers (HarperCollins, $27.99) is a thriller that follows cartographer Nell Young as she attempts to solve a mystery left behind by her late father, himself a legend in their shared field. Her journey is complicated by an enigmatic yet destructive map collector and a race against time. Through her fast-paced narrative, Shepherd introduces uninitiated readers to “phantom settlements,” intentional...


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