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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Holly Black
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Bethany T.
Saturday, Nov 16, 2013

When seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up hungover from a wild party at a remote farmhouse, surrounded by dead classmates, she thinks things can't get any worse...until she discovers a mysterious vampire named Gavriel chained up in the same room as her bitten ex-boyfriend Aiden, who is about to turn into a full-fledged bloodsucker at any moment.

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The Lost Sun

Tessa Gratton
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Bethany T.
Friday, Oct 18, 2013

Soren Bearskin has grown up in a United States colonized by the Vikings rather than the Puritans, a country where trolls hide in the mountains and Norse gods walk the land, where children learn how to sword-fight in school and every year the land is renewed by the god of light, Baldur, as he is resurrected from his winter death. Except this year, Baldur fails to appear. A search is begun, a boon is offered by Odin to whomever can return his missing sun, and Astrid Glyn, the daughter of the most famous seer in New Asgard, convinces Soren that it is their fate to find Baldur. Together, the

Gated by Amy Christine Parker

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Jennifer R.
Sunday, Aug 25, 2013

Gated by Amy Christine Parker is a high anxiety filled novel that continues to build until the very last chapter. Lyla is seventeen, and has been living in a cult called the Community, since she was 5 years old. However, to Lyla her life is ideal as she follows the words of her leader Pioneer without question.

The Selection by Kiera Cass

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Robin D.
Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

16 year old America Singer, citizen of Illea-caste 5, was just chosen as one of 35 girls who will compete for the hand of Maxon Schreave, Prince of Illea-caste 1. So begins The Selection, a “Hunger Games meets the Bachelor” dystopian novel by Kiera Cass. Any other girl in Illea would have been thrilled to be picked to go live at th

The Elite by Kiera Cass

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Leslie G.
Saturday, Jun 22, 2013

Following the first novel in the series (The Selection), The Elite takes readers deeper into the horrors of the Illea Society.

Monday, Apr 8, 2013

A modern-day fairy tale with some teen drama and angst thrown in! A 15-year-old girl brings a storybook character to life as she struggles with her own real-life issues. My 12-year-old daughter and I both really enjoyed this book! It would make a great mother/daughter read.

Crewel by Gennifer Albin

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Josh N.
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013

In Arras, society is tightly overseen and controlled by the government. The Guild keeps boys and girls segregated until they reach marrying age. Food is rationed, travel is restricted, and people are euthanized before they die of natural causes. Women are forced to work in subservient jobs, as secretaries and maids--except for the ones who have a talent for weaving, who are sent to an isolated academy where they are trained to be Spinsters.

Friday, Feb 15, 2013

Can’t decide between team Edward and Team Jacob? Try Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan. The town of New Whitby was founded by vampires. While there’s not a lot of mingling between vampires and humans, they have mostly co-existed peacefully.

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Splintered

A. G. Howard
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Bethany T.
Monday, Feb 11, 2013

Alyssa Gardner skewers bugs so she won’t have to hear them talk. Like all the women in her family, she suffers from a distinctive madness - a madness that’s afflicted her family since young Alice Liddell emerged from Wonderland and told her adventures to a man named Lewis Carroll. But soon Alyssa discovers that Wonderland is real, and if she enters, she may have a chance to cure her mother and herself of this madness forever. So long as she stays alive, of course.

Lullaby by Amanda Hocking

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Lisa J.
Friday, Feb 1, 2013

Book two in the Watersong trilogy, Lullaby, picks right up where Wake left off. Harper is desperate to find her sixteen-year-old sister Gemma who has run off with

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