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The Story of Owen by E. K. Johnston

After famed dragon slayer, Lottie Thorskard, is injured on the job she takes early retirement and moves to the small town of Trondheim to escape her notoriety and the big city. She brings her partner Hannah, and nephew Owen, whose … Continue reading

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Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

In the vein of Laura Moriarity’s The Rest of Her Life or Chris Bojhalian’s The Buffalo Soldier, Hilderbrand puts normal, everyday people under a microscope after throwing a terrible tragedy at them. In Summerland, twins Hobby and Penny Alistair are shining stars at Nantucket High School. But on … Continue reading

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Coauthored by John Green and David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson follows the crossing paths of two high schoolers, who incidentally both happen to be named Will Grayson.  Their connection is sealed when larger-than-life Tiny Cooper, best friend to one, … Continue reading

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Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford (CD) Read by Nick Podehl

This audiobook rocks! Seriously. But if language, blood, bodily functions, and the mind of a teenage boy gross you out, this is probably not for you. However, keep in mind that this audiobook is very entertaining and if you think … Continue reading

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Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher (Audiobook CD)

Thirteen Reasons Why focuses on the subject of teen suicide.  Hannah Baker, a freshman, has committed suicide.  But, why?  It is a question that is always asked but many times has no answer.  This time, however, Hannah wants a chosen … Continue reading

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Team Human by Justine Larbalestier

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 … Continue reading

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Dare Me by Megan Abbott

In Dare Me, Megan Abbot delivers a dark insider’s peek into high school cheerleading. But more than cheers and stunts, the real story is in the relationships developed, manipulated, and reconciled as the characters vie for control. For the most … Continue reading

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan; narrated by MacLeod Andrews and Nick Podehl (Audio CD)

Will Grayson is your average high school student—just trying to get through school while not attracting too much attention. This plan doesn’t always work very well because his best friend, Tiny Cooper (who is not tiny, by the way), is … Continue reading

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The Demon Trapper’s Daughter by Jana Oliver

The year is 2018 and demons have taken over Atlanta, GA as well as the rest of the world.  Demon Trappers are hard at work in cities all over the world keeping demons from causing any more disruption than necessary … Continue reading

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I’d Tell You I Love You, but Then I’d Have to Kill You by: Ally Carter

This is Ally Carter’s first book in her YA series, “The Gallagher Girls”, about a prestigious school for exceptional girls who are becoming spies.  It is told from the perspective of 15 year old Cameron Morgan, a.k.a “the Chameleon”, and daughter of … Continue reading

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