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The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stievfater

As the November tide rolls in so do the capaill uisce, water horses with venom in their veins and a strong bite. Riders gather at the beach on the island of Thisby every year to tame the capaill uisce and … Continue reading

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Croak by Gina Damico

Croak is a coming-of-age, teen identity, death-is-my-life book.  Lex is 16 and headed for expulsion from school. Her parents are trying to understand and help her, but Lex has become an unmitigated brat and terror. As a last resort, they … Continue reading

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Break My Heart 1000 Times by Daniel Waters

After the Event, people see the dead. They are as normal to life as breathing now, but Veronica wishes that life would return back to the way it was before. Now, the ghosts are becoming stronger and they want to … Continue reading

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Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake

In her second installment in the Anna Dressed in Blood series, Kendare Blake hits the reader’s full force with instant action, gore, and sadly death. Girl of Nightmares begins shortly after the events of Anna Dressed in Blood, with Cas … Continue reading

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No One Has to Die Alone: Preparing for a Meaningful Death by Lani Leary

We read books to help us parent well, to strengthen our marriage, to improve our careers and to manage our finances, but it seems off-putting to read a book to help us prepare for death.  But Lani Leary, author of … Continue reading

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The Beginning of After by Jennifer Castle

It’s Passover and Laurel, a junior in high school, her little brother and parents celebrate at their neighbor’s home.  Following the meal everyone decides to go to the ice cream shop for dessert.  Laurel and David, the neighbor’s son, both … Continue reading

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Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omololu

“Everyone has secrets. Some are just bigger and dirtier than others. At least that’s what I told myself whenever I stood in a crowd of normal-looking people and felt like I was the only one.” Lucy has been living with … Continue reading

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Ghost Story by Jim Butcher

The latest entry in the bestselling Dresden Files, Ghost Story picks up right after the shocking ending of Changes.  Everyone’s favorite wizard is in new territory, without his staff, his rod, his magic, or even his body.  Yes, Harry Dresden is a … Continue reading

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The Art of Racing in the Rain a novel by Garth Stein

The Art of Racing in the Rain is the story of a dog named Enzo, who has a very old soul. Enzo believes that if he tries hard enough to think like a man, he will eventually be reincarnated as … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Back by Lynette Eason

Book 2 of Lynette Eason’s series Women of Justice is just as suspensful and hair raising as Book 1 Too Close to Home.  In Don’t Look Back we catch up with characters from Book 1 though now the spot light … Continue reading

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