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Scythe


Scythe

Thou shalt kill.
Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.

Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.

Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award–winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.
(summary from publisher, Simon & Shuster)

World Trigger

http://hip1.sjvls.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=GA17822132N84.16832&menu=search&aspect=subtab255&npp=20&ipp=20&spp=100&profile=thq&ri=2&source=~!horizon&index=.TW&term=World+Trigger+++.AW%3DAshihara&x=0&y=0&aspect=subtab255World Trigger by Daisuke Ashihara

Destroy thy Neighbor! A gate to another dimension has burst open, and invincible monsters called Neighbors invade Earth. Osamu Mikumo may not be the best among the elite warriors who co-opt other-dimensional technology to fight back, but along with his Neighbor friend Yuma, he'll do whatever it takes to defend life on Earth as we know it.



Read the entire series
  1. Vol. 1
  2. Vol. 2
  3. Vol. 3
  4. Vol. 4
  5. Vol. 5  

Defy

http://hip1.sjvls.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1Y8911B80389K.3541&menu=search&aspect=subtab255&npp=20&ipp=20&spp=100&profile=thq&ri=&term=&index=.GW&x=0&y=0&aspect=subtab255&term=Defy&index=.TW&term=Sara+Larson&index=.AW&term=&index=.SW&term=&index=.NW&term=&index=.SE&term=&index=.STW&term=&index=.EW&sort=Defy by Sara B. Larson

Seventeen-year-old Alexa's parents were killed by a sorcerer during a raid, so she has disguised herself as a boy, joined Antion's army, and earned a place on Prince Damian's guard--but Antion is ruled by an evil king, and "Alex" must find a way to defeat him and protect her prince.


Read the entire series:
  1. Defy
  2. Ignite
  3. Endure

D-Frag

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Slacker Kazama and his gang of loyal friends find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon the Game Development Club, whose attractive yet formidable members--Chitose, Sakura, Minami, and Roka--force them to join.



Read the entire series:
  1. Vol. 1
  2. Vol. 2
  3. Vol. 3
  4. Vol. 4
  5. Vol. 5

Thicker Than Water

Thicker Than Water by Brigid Kemmerer

Wrongly blamed for his newlywed mother's murder, Thomas finds a single ally in cop's sister Charlotte, who investigates dangerous clues to uncover the truth. By the award-nominated author of the Elemental series.

Citrus

http://hip1.sjvls.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1428D2409GQ74.5105&menu=search&aspect=subtab255&npp=20&ipp=20&spp=100&profile=thq&ri=4&source=~!horizon&index=.TW&term=Citrus++.AW%3DSaburouta&x=19&y=14&aspect=subtab255Citrus by Saburouta

Aihara Yuzu, a high school girl whose main interests are fashion, friends, and having fun, is about to get a reality check. Due to her mom's remarriage, Yuzu has transferred to a new, all-girls school that is extremely strict. Her real education is about to begin.

From day one, happy-go-lucky Yuzu makes enemies, namely the beautiful yet stern student council president Mei. So what happens when a dejected Yuzu returns home and discovers the shock of her life: that Mei is actually her new step-sister who has come to live with her? Even more surprising, when Mei catches Yuzu off guard and kisses her out of the blue, what does it all mean?

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  1. Vol. 1
  2. Vol. 2
  3. Vol. 3
  4. Vol. 4

This Raging Light

http://hip1.sjvls.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=145031F695T0G.7369&menu=search&aspect=subtab255&npp=20&ipp=20&spp=100&profile=thq&ri=&term=&index=.GW&x=0&y=0&aspect=subtab255&term=This+Raging+Light&index=.TW&term=Laure&index=.AW&term=&index=.SW&term=&index=.NW&term=&index=.SE&term=&index=.STW&term=&index=.EW&sort=This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

Seventeen-year-old Lucille is struggling to get through each day, paying bills and looking after her little sister, Wren, while her father is institutionalized after a breakdown and her mother is "on vacation," but nothing else seems to matter when she is with Digby Jones, her best friend's twin brother.