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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

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Jennifer R.
Sunday, Oct 14, 2012

Blue knows that once she kisses her true love, he will die soon afterwards. With a family full of psychics, warnings like this do not go ignored. Blue has always kept a distance from the opposite sex, especially the cocky and stuck-up Raven Boys who frequent the restaurant where she works.

Friday, Sep 14, 2012

Masque of the Red Death, by Bethany Griffin is an intriguing re-production of Poe’s original version, “The Masque of the Red Death”. Griffin creates a world that has succumbed to an air-borne infectious disease, which leaves people dying on every corner.

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

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Jennifer R.
Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

Across the Universe, by Beth Revis, tackles two entirely different character perspectives while taking readers on an adventure aboard a space ship traveling to a new Earth.

Die For Me by Amy Plum

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Leslie G.
Saturday, Jul 14, 2012

Die for Me, written by Amy Plum, is a story of love, loss, desire, and the supernatural. Kate and her sister Georgia have suffered the tragic loss of their parents, who were so horrifically injured in a car accident that Kate could not even recognize her father’s face.

Hourglass by Myra Mcentire

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Leslie G.
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012

Emerson is not a normal 17-year-old girl. She may appear to be on the outside, but everything about her, including her daily routine, is off. A few months before her parents’ tragic deaths, Emerson began seeing people. These people were out of place, out of time and, more importantly, out of their physical bodies. They were similar to ghosts, except that when she touched them, they would disintegrate rapidly.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Widely praised as one of the best books of 2012, I’m happy to report that Printz-Award winning author John Green does not disappoint. In fact, this may be his best novel yet.

Gone by Michael Grant

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Diane H.
Sunday, Mar 18, 2012

Gone is a "what if" story. What if everyone over the age of 14 suddenly disappeared? What if this phenomenon was localized, affecting a small slice on the California coast? What if there was no visible way to escape the affected area and get back to the "normal" world?

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011

Budding cartoonist, Junior (Arnold) Spirit, a 15-year-old Spokane Indian boy, transfers to a white school off the reservation because of his eagerness to learn and frustration over conditions at the “res” school, including 15 year-old science textbooks. This account of his adjustment to a school with a “Redskin” as m

The COMPOUND by S.A. Bodeen

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Pam W.
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011

The Compound is a short novel that tells the intriguing story of fifteen year old Eli and his family living underground to escape nuclear fallout.

Robot Dreams, by Sara Varon

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John Mark E.
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011

A colleague urged me to read this 2007 graphic novel -- which I ended up doing in one sitting. Although classified as fiction for young adults, I found it irresistible, and it's been a few decades since anyone could consider me a young adult.

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