Okay For Now
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Doug has a lot of troubles, including a rough home life and a propensity for attracting negative attention despite the fact that he doesn't want to be a jerk. In this painful yet heart-warming story, Doug finds friendship, love, and compassion from teachers, neighbors, and librarians who push him to discover his talents.
For Darkness Shows the Stars
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A terrific sci-fi version of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. More than one letter is exchanged between protagonists creating a framework for their shared past.
Between Shades of Gray
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In 1941, in Lithuania, fifteen year old Lina and her family are torn apart by the Soviet government. Her father is sent to a prison camp while she, her mother, and brother are put on a train and sent to a work camp in Siberia where they struggle to survive. Lina finds hope in drawing pictures, and writes down pieces of her story in hopes that it will reach her father.
The 5th Wave
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Aliens have invaded earth in four waves. The fifth is about to begin. Separated from her younger brother who has been taken by the invaders, Cassie survives alone in the countryside. That is until she meets a boy who may be able to help her get her brother back, who may be able to help her find a way to fight against the invaders before it's too late.
The Maze Runner
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Thomas wakes up in a place known as "The Glades" with no memory of how he got there. He quickly becomes one of a group of sixty boys who call themselves "Gladers" all of them set on one thing: escape. The only problem is that The Glades are surrounded by a massive maze protected by monsters called Grievers.
All These Things I've Done
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Set in a future where chocolate is an illegal substance, All These Things I've Done, tells the story of sixteen year old Anya Balanchine. She is the heir to an illegal chocolate empire, and the daughter of a former chocolate crime boss. Anya simply hopes to protect her family, and make it through high school, but the pressure of being a Balanchine may prove too much for her to handle.
Code Name Verity
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Set in WWII Europe, Code Name Verity is the story of best friends who crash land their plane in German-occupied France. By turns harrowing, funny, and heartbreaking, the book begins with the written confession of one of the friends who is caught as a spy by the Nazis, and ends with the account of the desperate attempt to save her; but not all is as it first appears.
The Foretelling
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Rain is a young woman whose fate is decided for her. She is an Amazon sister with the strength of fifty men, who rides her white horse like wind in the sky, and who is meant to be queen. Then she dreams of the black horse who is said to be the death of the Amazon way. With everything decided for her, will Rain discover who she really is?
Curse Of The Blue Tattoo
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Winner of the prestigious Audie award, Katherine Kellgren takes listeners into the ever intriguing – and often quite messy – world of Bloody Jack. This second book sees Jacky heading to Boston to attend a …well, you’ll never guess and should therefore just listen! This story will keep you riveted and wanting more of L.A. Meyer’s brilliantly written character and her wild escapades.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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Using odd photos from vintage collections the author has woven a unique narrative of a young man’s voyage to discover more about the death of his grandfather who left him with some peculiar last words. These send him far from home on a quest to unravel their meaning to a remote island off the coast of Wales. Going into the ruins of a large house he finds that appearances may be deceiving as well as his memories of bedtime tales.
Spindle’s End
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Robin McKinley spins a magical tale of a story we all thought we knew. We were wrong.
Hush
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Young Gittel and her friend Devory live secluded lives in a small Jewish community, but Gittel soon learns that sometimes the walls we build to keep us safe actually keep evil closer than we imagined. By turns delightful and heartbreaking this story explores what happens when the people you trust the most betray you.