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Four for the road  by K. J. (Writer of young adult fiction) Reilly

Four for the road

K. J. (Writer of young adult fiction)...

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"Asher Hunting wants revenge on the drunk driver who killed his mom and got off on a technicality. He ends up in a bereavement group, where he makes some unexpected friends: Sloane, who lost her dad to cancer; Will, who lost his little brother to a different...

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Margot Mertz for the win  by Carrie McCrossen

Margot Mertz for the win

Carrie McCrossen

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"It's senior year. And Margot's on a mission to be a better Margot. Which means saying goodbye to her old cleanup business -- and its inherent moral ambiguities. To round out her college application, Margot volunteers for a state senate campaign and finds out...

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Bloodmarked  by Tracy Deonn

Bloodmarked

Tracy Deonn

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"All Bree wanted was to uncover the truth behind her mother's death. So she infiltrated the Legendborn Order, a secret society descended from King Arthur's knights -- only to discover her own ancestral power. Now, Bree has become someone new: A Medium. A...

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Soul of the deep  by Natasha Bowen

Soul of the deep

Natasha Bowen

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"When signs of the eight ajogun begin to appear, Simi teams up with the corrupt trickster god Esu to stop the demon warlords before they enter the human realm and ruin humankind"--Publisher's description.

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Veil of winter  by Melanie Dickerson

Veil of winter

Melanie Dickerson

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"France, 1382. Princess Elyce is being forced to marry, thus forming an alliance that will enrich her father but enslave her kingdom. She feigns her death and flees to Prague to beg King Wenceslaus to help save her people. In England, young knight Sir Gerard...

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Café con lychee  by Emery Lee

Café con lychee

Emery Lee

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"Theo Mori and Gabriel Moreno have always been at odds. Their parents own rival businesses-an Asian American cafâe and a Puerto Rican bakery-and Gabi's lack of coordination has cost their soccer team too many games to count. Stuck in the closet and scared to...

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As good as dead  by Holly Jackson

As good as dead

Holly Jackson

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"Pip Fitz-Amobi is haunted by her last investigation. But soon a new case finds her and this time it's all about Pip. She has a stalker, one who keeps asking: Who will look for you when you're the one who disappears? Pip soon discovers a connection between her...

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Today tonight tomorrow  by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Today tonight tomorrow

Rachel Lynn Solomon

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"Throughout the years both Rowan and Neil have been at competition with one another on everything from who has the best ideas for school functions to which one will be their graduating class's valedictorian. However, in the twenty-four hours left they have as...

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Out of sight, out of time  by Ally Carter

Out of sight, out of time

Ally Carter

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"The last thing Cammie Morgan remembers is leaving the Gallagher Academy to protect her friends and family from the Circle of Cavan--an ancient terrorist organization that has been hunting her for over a year. But when Cammie wakes up in an alpine convent and...

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Descent  by Roland Smith

Descent

Roland Smith

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"Peak and his team need to descend into Tibet after surviving an avalanche on the remote and isolated mountain of Hkakabo Razi. The only catch is that Peak's famous mountaineering father, Josh, and climbing guide, Zopa, are both wanted by the Chinese...

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Poe Dameron  by Alex Segura

Poe Dameron

Alex Segura

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"Poe Dameron has always wanted to fly. His mother was an A-wing pilot for the Rebellion, and showed him everything she knew about flying. After her death, Poe wants to leave Yavin 5 but his father wants him to stay put. Poe is hired as a pilot by a gang of...

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The parasite  by Richard Paul Evans

The parasite

Richard Paul Evans

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"Michael and his friends learn that returning to a normal life is not only more difficult than they imagined, but that normal doesn't last. Like the mythical Hydra, cutting off the head of the global Elgen only created more enemies"--Publisher's description.

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The worlds within you  by Shreya Ramachandran

The worlds within you

Shreya Ramachandran

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"The Worlds Within You tells the story of Ami Shekar, who has decided to take a break from her first year of university in the UK and return to her home in Chennai. Ami is stuck, and finds herself fretting, overthinking and retreating into her own head. But...

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This is our place  by Vitor Martins

This is our place

Vitor Martins

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"The house at Number 8 Sunflower Street tells the stories of three teenagers who have lived within its walls in the 21st century--Ana, a lesbian forced to leave her home, Greg sent to live with his aunt when his parents divorce, and Beto, a would-be...

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Gleanings  by Neal Shusterman

Gleanings

Neal Shusterman

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"There are still countless tales of the Scythedom to tell. Centuries passed between the Thunderhead cradling humanity and Scythe Goddard trying to turn it upside down. For years humans lived in a world without hunger, disease, or death with Scythes as the...

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The Luminaries  by Susan Dennard

The Luminaries

Susan Dennard

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"Winnie Wednesday wants nothing more than to join the Luminaries, the ancient order that protects Winnie's town - and the rest of humanity - from the monsters and nightmares that rise in the forest of Hemlock Falls every night. Ever since her father was...

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Salt and Sugar  by Rebecca Carvalho

Salt and Sugar

Rebecca Carvalho

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"To save her family's bakery, Salt, which as been at war with the Molinas' bakery, Sugar, across the street, Lari Ramires does the unthinkable by teaming up with Pedro Molinas to save both their bakeries, falling in love in the process"--Publisher's...

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Jasmine Zumideh needs a win  by Susan Azim Boyer

Jasmine Zumideh needs a win

Susan Azim Boyer

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"After lying on her college admissions, seventeen-year-old Jasmine needs to win her senior class election, but the Iran Hostage Crisis explodes across the nightly news and her opponent begins to stir up anti-Iranian hysteria at school causing Jasmine to...

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The dawn of Yangchen  by F. C. Yee

The dawn of Yangchen

F. C. Yee

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"Plagued by the voices of Avatars before her for as long as she can remember, Yangchen travels to Bin-Er in the Earth Kingdom where she partners with an informant named Kavik and soon learns to rely on her own wisdom and continue her journey from uncertain...

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Milo and Marcos at the end of the world  by Kevin Christopher Snipes

Milo and Marcos at the end of the world

Kevin Christopher Snipes

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"Milo's high school career has gone relatively smoothly, and in senior year he figures he's overdue for an Epic Teenage Catastrophe. Marcos returns to their Florida high school for the first time since freshman year, and Milo must confront the long-buried...

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The scratch daughters  by Hannah Abigail Clarke

The scratch daughters

Hannah Abigail Clarke

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"Sideways Pike is desperate. It turns out that Madeline Kline didn't want to make out with her; infinitely worse, she was only flirting to get access to Sideways' specter. Madeline has ripped the magical soul out of Sideways' throat, and with it, everything...

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Let the sky fall  by Shannon Messenger

Let the sky fall

Shannon Messenger

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"Seventeen-year-old Vane Weston has no idea how he survived the category five tornado that killed his parents. He has no idea if the beautiful, dark-haired girl who's swept through his dreams every night since the storm is real but he hopes she is....

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One  by Sarah Crossan

One

Sarah Crossan

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Grace and Tippi are twins. Conjoined twins. And at the age of sixteen, their life begins to change. No longer able to be home-schooled, it's time for them to join society and for them to see the world. And for world to see them. For the first time ever, they...

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The crate  by James Norcliffe

The crate

James Norcliffe

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A dark lake with darker secrets.The bizarre delivery of a mysterious crate. A fortune-teller unnerved by what she reads in a palm. Why is the past reaching for the present with such bony fingers? For the four teenagers staying near a West Coast lake, what...

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Ghosting you  by Alexander C. Eberhart

Ghosting you

Alexander C. Eberhart

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"Tommy hears dead people. Okay, one dead person. His best friend, Chase. Since his death, Tommy can't stop hearing his voice. They talk every day and Tommy even sends him texts, but it always ends the same. Message failed to send. Until one day, a stranger...

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Friends like these  by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

Friends like these

Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

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"Tegan Sheffield's annual end-of-summer beach party is the only way to start their senior year. At least that's what Jake Healy tells his girlfriend Jessica Sanchez. But when a video prank from the party goes viral and a body is discovered at the beach, Jake...

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Lightlark  by Alex Aster

Lightlark

Alex Aster

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"Every 100 years the island of Lightlark appears. Its purpose: to host the Centennial, a deadly game that only the rulers of six realms are invited to play. The Centennial offers the six rulers one final chance to break the curses that have plagued their...

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Belladonna  by Adalyn Grace

Belladonna

Adalyn Grace

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"Orphaned as a baby, nineteen-year-old Signa has been raised by a string of guardians, each more interested in her wealth than her well-being -- and each has met an untimely end. Her remaining relatives are the elusive Hawthornes, an eccentric family living at...

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A secret princess  by Margaret Stohl

A secret princess

Margaret Stohl

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"Best friends Mary Lennox, Sara Crewe, and Cedric Erroll flee their repressive boarding school, intending to start over in the theaters of Paris, but they instead find themselves at Cedric's estate in Yorkshire, where a hidden garden helps them realize their...

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Drizzle, dreams, and lovestruck things  by Maya Prasad

Drizzle, dreams, and lovestruck things

Maya Prasad

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"Four sisters, four seasons, four flavors of romance. The Singh sisters grew up helping their father navigate the bustle of the Songbird Inn. Nestled on dreamy and drizzly Orcas Island in the Pacific Northwest, the inn's always been warm and cozy and filled...

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Reloaded  by Chris Ryan

Reloaded

Chris Ryan

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"In the year since Zak Darke was approached by a shadowy government agency to become Agent 21, his world has changed completely. But there is no time to reflect on this - the undercover operations go on. Zak is sent to a port in west Africa, a known terrorist...

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Drugstore in another world : 5 by Eri Haruno

Drugstore in another world : 5

Eri Haruno

Graphic novel

"THE MORE THE MERRIER A medicine to cure problems for two lovers works too well, bringing on catastrophe! Meanwhile, Reiji expands his repertoire outside of the store, Mina dreams of a life of adventure, and Ririka tests her skills with the bow in a hunting...

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Waking the witch  by Rachel Burge

Waking the witch

Rachel Burge

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"'I tried to keep you safe, but I see now that I can't. They won't stop until they have you...' When Ivy's search for her mother draws her to a remote Welsh isle, she uncovers a dark secret about her past. An ancient and corrupt power is stalking Ivy, and her...

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Chitose is in the ramune bottle. 2 by author Hiromu

Chitose is in the ramune bottle. 2

author Hiromu

Graphic novel

"Get ready for a crash course on the Saku Chitose style! When Kenta Yamazaki, former shut-in and all-around loser, asks Saku Chitose to teach him how to become popular at school... Saku can't quite refuse. After all, he's the man who works magic and takes care...

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Cursed  by Marissa Meyer

Cursed

Marissa Meyer

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"Serilda and Gild cannot break the curses that tether their spirits to Adalheid’s haunted castle. There they remain trapped for eternity. On the night of the Endless Moon, the Erlking means to capture one of the seven gods and so be reunited with his lover,...

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The witch's throne. 1 by Cedric Caballes

The witch's throne. 1

Cedric Caballes

Graphic novel

"Every ten years, throne seekers compete to become the four heroes destined to slay the Witch threatening their world. Optimistic young alchemist Agni eagerly sets off to fulfill her dream of being one of these sacred heroes. She expects to save the world......

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The ancient magus' bride. Volume 16 by Kore Yamazaki

The ancient magus' bride. Volume 16

Kore Yamazaki

Graphic novel

"The stolen grimoire was thought long gone, but it turns out it's still hidden within the College. But why leave the stolen goods so close to the scene of the crime? The College alchemists are left scratching their heads in confusion. Meanwhile, weeks stuck in...

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Attack of the black rectangles  by A. S. (Amy Sarig) King

Attack of the black rectangles

A. S. (Amy Sarig) King

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"When sixth-grader Mac discovers several words of his classroom copy of Jane Yolen's The Devil's Arithmetic are blacked out he is outraged, so he, his friends, and his eccentric family set out to do something about the censorship imposed by one teacher and the...

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Night of the raven, dawn of the dove  by Rati Mehrotra

Night of the raven, dawn of the dove

Rati Mehrotra

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"In Rati Mehrotra's Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove, a young guardswoman struggles with her unwitting role as a major pawn in the deadly games between two kingdoms in a monster-infested alternate medieval India. Bound to the queen of Chandela by a...

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Nothing sung and nothing spoken  by Nita Tyndall

Nothing sung and nothing spoken

Nita Tyndall

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"A heart-wrenching queer historical YA romance set in the Swing Youth movement of World War II Berlin. Charlotte Kraus would follow Angelika Haas anywhere. Which is how she finds herself in an underground club one Friday night the summer before World War II,...

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The epic story of every living thing  by Deb Caletti

The epic story of every living thing

Deb Caletti

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"Harper Proulx is convinced that without knowing her anonymous sperm donor father, she can't know herself. When a chance Instagram post connects Harper to a half sibling, she joins her newfound half siblings on a voyage to Hawaii to face their father. The...

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Murder of crows  by K. (Kayla) Ancrum

Murder of crows

K. (Kayla) Ancrum

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"When Tig Torres first moved back to her hometown of Hollow Falls, she solved the infamous Lit Killer case--and cleared her late Aunt Beth's name in the process. Tig's work on the case brought her to the attention of Hollow Falls's local armchair detective...

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Drugstore in another world : 3 by Eri Haruno

Drugstore in another world : 3

Eri Haruno

Graphic novel

"ADD A LITTLE COLOR INTO YOUR LIFE! With his new deodorizer and washing-up liquid, Reiji is the popular man around town. As his renown grows, a distinguished lady comes to him with an unreasonable request-while he sympathizes with her situation, is there even...

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Drugstore in another world : 2 by Eri Haruno

Drugstore in another world : 2

Eri Haruno

Graphic novel

"Better living through chemistry. After striking gold with his 'revolution' potion, Reiji has finally opened his own drugstroe! In fact, business is so good that he's able to formulute even more items to benefit the residents of his quiet countryside town....

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Orient. 9 by Shinobu Ōtaka

Orient. 9

Shinobu Ōtaka

Graphic novel

"FROM THE JAWS OF DEFEAT. After Yataro and Seiroku render their main force useless, the Uesugi face collapse on the eve of the decisive battle. Will this spell doom for the Awaji campaign? All their hopes now rest on Kuroko's tactical genius and the Obsidian...

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Orient. 8 by Shinobu Ōtaka

Orient. 8

Shinobu Ōtaka

Graphic novel

"With the battle to reclaim Awaji Island quickly approaching, Musashi begins training furiously with Amako to link up his blade energy. Things start looking up when Michiru lends a hand, but suddenly she and Musashi are enveloped in a huge obsidian crystal. As...

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Sea serpent's heir. Book one, Pirate's daughter by Mairghread Scott

Sea serpent's heir. Book one, Pirate's daughter

Mairghread Scott

Graphic novel

"For Aella, life on Kinamen Isle is one of boredom. Spending her days fishing and minding her aunts, she dreams of life beyond the horizon. Everything changes, however, when she awakens an ancient evil within herself as it's revealed that she's the...

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Blue lock. 3 by Muneyuki Kaneshiro

Blue lock. 3

Muneyuki Kaneshiro

Graphic novel

"As Blue Lock's first selection rages on, Isagi's Team Z has tasted sweet victory after overcoming the formidable Team Y. But it's not long before Team Z encounters an unimaginable internal rift... On top of that, Team Z's Hyoma Chigiri is on the verge of...

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Shakespeare's The tempest by Steve Barlow

Shakespeare's The tempest

Steve Barlow

Graphic novel

"Shakespeare's The Tempest like you've never seen it - or read it - before! The fantastical revenge story is a swirling delight on the page - as Prospero conducts the story to his desired end. Inclusion is at the heart of this series, flinging wide the doors...

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Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by Steve Barlow

Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream

Steve Barlow

Graphic novel

"Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream like you've never seen it - or read it - before! The magical fantasy is a comic delight on the page - as the lovers, the fairies and the actors bumble and trick their way through the forest. Inclusion is at the heart of...

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Champions. Vol. 2, Killer app by Danny Lore

Champions. Vol. 2, Killer app

Danny Lore

Graphic novel

"The Champions tried fighting fair. Now it's time to fight dirty. The sinister corporation Roxxon is cheating the system to try to keep Kamala's Law on the books -- so the Champions' only option is to infiltrate the company and take it down from the inside!...

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Greywaren  by Maggie Stiefvater

Greywaren

Maggie Stiefvater

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"This is the story of the Lynch family. Niall and Mor escaped their homeland for a new start, and lost themselves in what they found. Declan has grown up as the responsible son, the responsible brother - only to find there is no way for him to keep his family...

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Galaxy by Jadzia Axelrod

Galaxy

Jadzia Axelrod

Graphic novel

"Taylor Barzelay seems to have the perfect life with good looks and good grades, but they are actually an alien princess from the planet Cyandii, and after six long years of accepting the duty to remain in hiding as a boy on Earth, it all changes when they...

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Reincarnated as a sword. 9 by Tomowo Maruyama

Reincarnated as a sword. 9

Tomowo Maruyama

Graphic novel

"Fran and Teacher are enjoying a leisurely vacation in the port of Dars. But their fun is cut short when they're drawn into a conspiracy involving a pair of royal twins!"--

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Star Wars. 4, Darth Vader. by Greg Pak

Star Wars. 4, Darth Vader.

Greg Pak

Graphic novel

"Red revenge! Lady Qi'ra not only insulted the Empire, but challenged it. In the end, Darth Vader showed her criminal organization that the Empire is not to be toyed with. But now, fearful whispers echo in every corner of the Empire -- Darth Vader is on the...

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The last whale  by Christopher Vick

The last whale

Christopher Vick

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"From killers to conservationists, Carnegie-shortlisted Chris Vick tells the story of three generations of the Kristensen family, their history as whale hunters and later their mission to save the great whales and our planet. Summer, the Present: Fiery and...

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The girl in the castle  by James Patterson

The girl in the castle

James Patterson

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"My Name is Hannah Dory and I need you to believe me. NOW: Hannah is brought to Belman Psych, told she is suffering from hallucinations and delusions. Hannah knows the truth: she must return to the past and save her sister. 1347: Hannah and her village are...

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One drop  by Peter Kalu

One drop

Peter Kalu

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"In war-torn Britain, inseparable Black Radicals Axel and Dune are arrested. With SIMs implanted in their heads, they are placed in a prison camp for those who defy the Bloods' white supremacist government. The SIMs brainwash them with the Bloods' evil...

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The haunting of Tyrese Walker  by J. P. Rose

The haunting of Tyrese Walker

J. P. Rose

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"After a shocking event leaves Tyrese struggling with grief, he's taken to visit family in Jamaica. From the first night, strange things start happening: impossible visions, blackouts, swarms of insects, and the discovery of a grave hidden deep in the...

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One more mountain  by Deborah Ellis

One more mountain

Deborah Ellis

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"In Kabul, 15-year-old Damsa runs away to avoid being forced into marriage by her family. She is helped by Shauzia who takes her to her friend Parvana's Green Valley school. When the Taliban were defeated in 2001, Parvana and Shauzia were able to reimagine...

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Cruel illusions  by Margie Fuston

Cruel illusions

Margie Fuston

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"Ever since a vampire murdered her mother, Ava has been determined to get revenge. But ten years later, having survived foster home after foster home, and without a single sighting of a vampire, Ava has begun to lose hope. That is, until she stumbles across a...

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If you could see the Sun  by Ann (Young adult author) Liang

If you could see the Sun

Ann (Young adult author) Liang

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"Alice Sun has always felt invisible at her elite Beijing international boarding school, where sh'es the only scholarship student in a sea of uber-wealthy classmates. but she has a plan: be top of the class, attend a prestigious university, secure a killer...

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What souls are made of  by Tasha Suri

What souls are made of

Tasha Suri

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"Two lost souls cut off from their heritage find solace in each other in this remix of the gothic novel Wuthering Heights"--Publisher's description.

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Pretty dead queens  by Alexa Donne

Pretty dead queens

Alexa Donne

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"Not long after seventeen-year-old Cecelia Ellis arrives to live with her estranged grandmother in a coastal California town, the high school homecoming queen is found dead and Cecelia, fearing a copycat killer is on the loose, throws herself into the...

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How Maya got fierce  by Sona Charaipotra

How Maya got fierce

Sona Charaipotra

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"She may be a California farm girl, but seventeen-year-old Maya's vision board is all about Fashion and Fierce--the New York City women's magazine she's been reading since she was ten. As the oldest daughter of Punjabi garlic farmers, though, Maya's path is...

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The charmed list  by Julie Abe

The charmed list

Julie Abe

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"Sixteen-year-old Ellie's summer plans to shed her wallflower persona are upended when she is forced to go on a road trip to the Magical Retailers' Convention with her former best friend Jack, but what starts out as a punishment turns into an opportunity to...

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The black girls left standing  by Juliana Goodman

The black girls left standing

Juliana Goodman

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"Sixteen-year-old Beau Willet has dreams of being an artist and one day leaving the Chicago projects she's grown up in. But after her older sister, Katia, is killed by an off-duty police officer, Beau knows she has to clear her sister's name by finding the...

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Lia and Beckett's abracadabra  by Amy Noelle Parks

Lia and Beckett's abracadabra

Amy Noelle Parks

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"Lia Sawyer's grandmother wants her to compete in a stage magic contest, even though her parents object. She will be judged by a bunch of old-school magicians who think that because she's a girl her only magical talents lie in wearing sparkly dresses,...

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Wake the bones  by Elizabeth Kilcoyne

Wake the bones

Elizabeth Kilcoyne

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"Dark, gripping, and gorgeous, Wake the Bones will lead you into the woods and keep you up late. As lush and sweltering as a Kentucky summer... Elizabeth Kilcoyne is a force. - Gwenda Bond, New York Times bestselling author The sleepy little farm that Laurel...

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The king is dead  by Benjamin Dean

The king is dead

Benjamin Dean

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"Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets The Inheritance Games in this Black LGBTQ+ royal romp full of heart-swooning romance, scandalous secrets and one hell of a mystery. James has been a prince all of his life, and since he was born, he's been thrust into...

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The final gambit  by Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn) Barnes

The final gambit

Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn) Barnes

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"Avery's fortune, life, and loves are on the line in the game that everyone will be talking about. To inherit billions, all Avery has to do is survive a few more weeks in Hawthorne House. The paparazzi are dogging her every step. Financial pressures are...

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The diary of Anne Frank  by Anne Frank

The diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank

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"This special edition of Anne Frank's unique diary, describing her family's plight during the Nazi persecution, is accompanied by substantial background material, reflecting renewed and widespread interest in her story"--Publisher's description.

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American betiya  by Anuradha D. Rajurkar

American betiya

Anuradha D. Rajurkar

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"Rani Kelkar has never lied to her parents, until she meets Oliver. The same qualities that draw her in--his tattoos, his charisma, his passion for art--make him her mother's worst nightmare. They begin dating in secret, but when Oliver's troubled home life...

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Strike the zither  by Joan He

Strike the zither

Joan He

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"The year is 414 of the Xin Dynasty, and chaos abounds. A puppet empress is on the throne. The realm has fractured into three factions and three warlordesses hoping to claim the continent for themselves. But Zephyr knows it's no contest. Orphaned at a young...

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Princess of souls  by Alexandra Christo

Princess of souls

Alexandra Christo

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"Selestra is heir to a powerful magic. Locked away in a tower by a cruel king, her destiny is to foretell death and harvest doomed souls to feed his immortality. Nox is a soldier who has spent years plotting vengeance on the crown. Now he's determined to steal...

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Strange angels  by Lili St. Crow

Strange angels

Lili St. Crow

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"Sixteen-year-old Dru's psychic abilities helped her father battle zombies and other creatures of the "Real World," but now she must rely on herself, a werwulf-bitten friend, and a half-human vampire hunter to learn who murdered her parents, and...

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The ones we burn  by Rebecca Mix

The ones we burn

Rebecca Mix

Book

"I am the monster. I am the shield. I am the knife in the dark. Ranka is tired of death. All she wants now is to be left alone, living out her days in Witchik's wild north with the coven that raised her, attempting to forget the horrors of her past. But when...

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Funeral girl  by Emma K. Ohland

Funeral girl

Emma K. Ohland

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"A more serious Pushing Daisies mixed with a more thoughtful Dear Evan Hansen makes for a moving exploration of anxiety, grief, and the power of human connection in the face of existential uncertainties. Sixteen-year-old Georgia Richter feels conflicted about...

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Azar on fire  by Olivia Abtahi

Azar on fire

Olivia Abtahi

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"After a bad case of colic as a baby, Azar's vocal folds give her a rasp the envy of a chain-smoking bullfrog. Her classmates might just think she's quiet, but Azar is saving her voice for when it really counts-- talking to her classmates is not high on her...

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A darkness at the door  by Intisar Khanani

A darkness at the door

Intisar Khanani

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"Only Rae knows how deep the corruption at the heart of her kingdom runs. Imprisoned on a slave ship, she effects a harrowing escape - but her freedom comes with the weight of dangerous debts and terrifying magic. Now, to free her land from the growing...

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Read between the lies  by Malcolm Duffy

Read between the lies

Malcolm Duffy

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"Two very different boys, one new family, a shared struggle and a big secret. Tommy is talented, cool, a young offender, and dyslexic. Ryan is smart, uncool, well-behaved, and dyslexic. The two develop an unlikely friendship. As Ryan helps Tommy to read, a...

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Forward march  by Skye Quinlan

Forward march

Skye Quinlan

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"Harper 'Band Geek' McKinley just wants to make it through her senior year of marching band--and her Republican father's presidential campaign. That was a tall order to start, but everything was going well enough until someone made a fake gay dating profile...

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Understanding comics  by Scott McCloud

Understanding comics

Scott McCloud

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"Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning"--Publisher's description.

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Scattered showers  by Rainbow Rowell

Scattered showers

Rainbow Rowell

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"A collection of nine stories about love and life featuring best friends, princes, trolls, imaginary boys, and Simon Snow"--Publisher's description.

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The whispering dark  by Kelly Andrew

The whispering dark

Kelly Andrew

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"Delaney Meyers-Petrov is tired of being seen as fragile just because she's Deaf. So, when she's accepted into a prestigious program at Godbole University that trains students to slip between parallel worlds, she's excited for the chance to prove herself. But...

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Mines of the minotaur  by Julia Golding

Mines of the minotaur

Julia Golding

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"Mythical creatures still exist, hidden from the modern world by a secret society determined to keep these wild and mysterious creatures safe from those who wish to destroy them. When an unknown entity forces Connie to create destructive storms, the head of...

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Travelers along the way  by Aminah Mae Safi

Travelers along the way

Aminah Mae Safi

Book

"Jerusalem, 1192. The Third Crusade rages on. Rahma al-Hud loyally followed her elder sister Zeena into the war over the Holy Land, but now that the Faranji invaders have gotten reinforcements from Richard the Lionheart, all she wants to do is get herself and...

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Icebreaker  by A. L. Graziadei

Icebreaker

A. L. Graziadei

Book

"Mickey James III is following in his father's (and grandfather's) skates by playing hockey at Hartland University, but he is not enjoying the situation: for one thing he is seriously depressed, unsure of anything, even whether he can make it as a hockey...

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This golden state  by Marit Weisenberg

This golden state

Marit Weisenberg

Book

"Poppy doesn't know why her family has been running her whole life, but she does know that there are dire consequences if they're ever caught. Still, her curiosity grows each year, as does her desire for real friends and the chance to build on something,...

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Hell followed with us  by Andrew Joseph White

Hell followed with us

Andrew Joseph White

Book

"Sixteen-year-old trans boy Benji is on the run from the cult that raised him - the fundamentalist sect that unleashed Armageddon and decimated the world's population. Desperately, he searches for a place where the cult can't get their hands on him, or more...

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Never saw you coming  by Erin Hahn

Never saw you coming

Erin Hahn

Book

"Raised by conservative parents, eighteen-year-old Meg Hennessey just found out her entire childhood was a lie. Instead of taking a gap year before college to find herself, she ends up traveling north to meet what's left of the family she never knew existed....

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Cardcaptor Sakura. 12 Clear card. by author CLAMP (Mangaka group)

Cardcaptor Sakura. 12 Clear card.

author CLAMP (Mangaka group)

Graphic novel

"Tick Tock, Tick Tock... Yuna D. Kaito can use magic to control time. Does Akiho know? Is she part of his schemes? Sakura isn't sure, but her heart tells her to let Akiho come to her when she's ready. Then things get even more complicated when she and Akiho...

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A very Archie Christmas

A very Archie Christmas

Graphic novel

"Have a holly, jolly Christmas in this title featuring some of Archie's most merry stories! It's the most wonderful time of the year once again! Archie and the gang are doing the last of their Christmas shopping and decking the halls in this special...

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Awaken. Volume one by Koti Saavedra

Awaken. Volume one

Koti Saavedra

Graphic novel

"Piras, the spoiled son of a military hero, dreams of becoming a Knight for the Nova Empire--until the day he literally crashes into a mysterious woman on the street and his life is turned upside down. Rescued by a shadowy group from a monstrous creature,...

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Marvel-verse. Shuri

Marvel-verse. Shuri

Graphic novel

"Shuri, princess of Wakanda, has one of the bravest souls and most brilliant minds in the whole Marvel-Verse--and these are the tales that prove it! Whether she's wearing the cowl of the Black Panther to take on A.I.M. and prove her mettle to a Wakandan...

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Teen Titans Academy. Vol. 2, Exit wounds by Tim (Screenwriter) Sheridan

Teen Titans Academy. Vol. 2, Exit wounds

Tim (Screenwriter) Sheridan

Graphic novel

"When an entire town in upstate New York turns on the students of Teen Titans Academy, while the adult Titans are on a mission, Gorilla Greg, Chupacabra, and the other new students find themselves fighting for their lives against a chaotic mob. But is there...

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The ancient Magus' bride. Volume 5 Wizard's blue. by Makoto Sanda

The ancient Magus' bride. Volume 5 Wizard's blue.

Makoto Sanda

Graphic novel

"Thanks to a visit to Giselle's old master, Myrtha, Ao learns about Giselle's curse and how it is tied to the city of Paris. Giselle and Ao make for Noah's church, where they hope to find the first clue to breaking the curse. But when they arrive, they find a...

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That time I got reincarnated as a slime. 6 Trinity in Tempest. by Tae Tono

That time I got reincarnated as a slime. 6 Trinity in Tempest.

Tae Tono

Graphic novel

"Wielding her new equipment, Phos joins the battle against Demon Lord Clayman in a grand alliance between the Tempest Federation and the beast kingdom, Eurazania. Meanwhile, aware of Milim's secret plan to declare war on Carrion, Stella rushes to the Forgotten...

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Perfect score  by A. M. Ellis

Perfect score

A. M. Ellis

Book

"Aspiring PI Jolene Kelley is skipping class at her fancy new private school, North Shore Prep, when she witnesses her beloved guidance counselor fall in front of an oncoming L train. The police call Mr. Medina's death a tragic accident, but Jo knows what she...

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