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I Am a Seal Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier

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I Am a Seal Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier by Howard Wasdin

Recounts the story of how the author overcame a tough and abusive childhood to fulfill his dream of joining the exciting and dangerous world of the Navy SEALs by becoming a Special Forces sniper.

Purity

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Purity by Jackson Pearce

Sixteen-year-old Shelby finds it difficult to balance her mother's dying request to live a life without restraint with her father's plans for his "little princess," which include attending a traditional father-daughter dance that culminates with a ceremonial vow to live "whole, pure lives."

Zero

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Zero by Tom Leveen

After graduating from a Phoenix, Arizona, high school, aspiring artist Amanda "Zero" Walsh unexpectedly begins a relationship with a drummer in a punk rock band, which helps her come to terms with her feelings about herself, her falling out with her best friend, and her parents' personal problems.

The Right and The Real

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The Right and the Real by Joelle Anthony

Recruiting her father into a fanatical church that she subsequently discovers is a cult, 17-year-old Jamie struggles with her teacher's claims that he is Jesus, her father's marriage to a zealot before she is kicked out for nonconformity and her secret relationship with a popular boy.

Thumped

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Thumped by Megan McCafferty

Melody and Harmony are without a doubt two of the most powerful pregnant teens on the planet, and there's only one thing they could do that would make them more famous than they already are: tell the truth.

Sequel to Bumped

The Story of Us

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The Story of Us by Deb Caletti

After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life, her beloved dog Jupiter, and her mother's reluctance to marry.

Supergirl Mixtapes

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Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers

Sixteen-year-old Maria leaves her father and grandmother in Red Hill, South Carolina, to live with her mother, an artist who lives with her young boyfriend in a tiny apartment in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

Gone, Gone, Gone

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Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz

Struggling with the aftermath of the September 11 attacks and sniper shootings throughout the Washington, D.C. area, Craig and Lio consider a romantic relationship that is complicated by Craig's ex-boyfriend, Lio's broken family, and the death of Lio's brother.

Hawkeye

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Hawkeye by Various

"A former Olympic archer, Clint Barton became a U.S. intelligence agent over a decade ago. Active around the world, he was present for the liberations of Kosovo and Afghanistan, as well as the fall of the Berlin Wall. He became a close friend and frequent colleague of fellow agent Nick Fury, and the two operatives were key founders of the modern intelligence agency S.H.I.E.L.D." - from Marvel

Hawkeye
HawkeyeHawkeye: Blindspot
Hawkeye SoloHawkeye and Mockingbird
Hawkeye & Mockingbird, Vol1: GhostsHawkeye & Mockingbird/Black Widow: Widow Maker
See also: The Avengers

Spider-Man : The Return of Anti-Venom

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Spider-Man : The Return of Anti-Venom by Dan Slott

Anti-Venom returns to help Spider-Man wage war against Mr. Negative and his criminal empire - whether Spidey wants him to or not! And when an all-new Wraith enters the fray, will she prove to be a friend or foe? Of all the days for Aunt May to return to the F.E.A.S.T. Center! Then, Spider-Man is a member of the FF and two different Avengers teams. As Peter Parker, he works all hours at Horizon Labs. That doesn't leave him much time for anything or anyone else. Now, it's time to pay the price as one of his greatest sins comes back to haunt him! Plus: the new Madame Web can sense great conflict brewing in Spider-Man's future - and his only hope for survival lies in the hands of Shang-Chi, the Master of Kung Fu! Can Spidey gain mastery of the martial arts in time to stop a deadly foe from his past? - from the publisher

The Book of Blood and Shadow

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The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman

While working on a project translating letters from sixteenth-century Prague, high school senior Nora Kane discovers her best friend murdered with her boyfriend the apparent killer and is caught up in a dangerous web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all searching for a mysterious ancient device purported to allow direct communication with God.

Secret Avengers

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Secret Avengers by Various

Former Captain America Steve Rogers assembles a special ops crew of superheroes to investigate the smuggling of the Serpent Crown by the Roxxon Corporation, a secret society seeking to control the crown's powers.

Read the entire series:
Secret Avengers, Vol. 1: Mission to MarsSecret Avengers, Vol. 2: Eyes of the DragonSecret Avengers, Vol. 3: Run the Mission. Don't Get Caught. Save the WorldSee also: The Avengers

Ghost Flower

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Ghost Flower by Michelle Jaffe

Eve is a runaway with a shadowy past. Bain and Bridgett approach her as Eve is working at the Starbucks on the outskirts of Tucson. They want Eve, who looks exactly like their cousin Aurora, who disappeared three years ago, to stage Aurora's dramatic return, fool the family, and get the money Aurora is due to inherit and split it with Bain and Bridgett. Eve slips easily into the role of Aurora until the ghost of Eva's friend Liza, who died on the night Aurora disappeared, says that there is more to her own death than anyone thinks. And is Liza's ghost there to protect Eve, or does it have an agenda of its own?

Maoh: Juvenile Remix

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Maoh: Juvenile Remix by Megumi Osuga

Inukai and his team of vigilantes protect the citizens of Nekota from a rising crime wave and the greed of businessmen looking to modernize the city into a strip mall, but high school student Ando suspects Inukai's motives.

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5Vol. 6Vol. 7Vol. 8Vol. 9
Vol. 10

Kannagi

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Kannagi by Eri Takenashi

High-schooler Jin's life is turned around when he begins living with Nagi, a strange young girl who claims she is a goddess.


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

Curse Workers

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Curse Workers series by Holly Black

When Cassel Sharpe discovers that his older brothers have used him to carry out their criminal schemes and then stolen his memories, he figures out a way to turn their evil machinations against them.


Read the entire series:
White CatRed GloveBlack Heart

The Talents

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Delcroix Academy by Inara Scott

Fifteen-year-old Dancia is recruited by a boarding school for teenagers with special abilities, where she makes friends for the first time, is attracted to a popular junior, and becomes involved with a dangerous classmate.


Read the entire series:
The TalentsThe Marked

Radiate

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Radiate by Marley Gibson

Just after making the varsity cheerleading squad the summer before her senior year of high school in Maxwell, Alabama, Hayley Matthews learns she has an aggressive form of cancer in her leg, and she turns to her family, her cheerleading, and her Christian faith to sustain her through her treatment.