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Showing posts from September, 2012


Dodger by Terry Pratchett In an alternative version of Victorian London, a seventeen-year-old Dodger, a cunning and cheeky street urchin, unexpectedly rises in life when he saves a mysterious girl, meets Charles Dickens, and unintentionally puts a stop to the murders of Sweeney Todd.


Clann Series by Melissa Darnell Although Savannah has been warned by her family to stay away from any members of the Clann, and Tristan has been forbidden to speak to Savannah, they both feel an irresistible mutual attraction to each other. Read the entire series: Crave Covet

Dearly, Departed

Dearly Series by Lia Habel In the year 2195 when society is technologically advanced but follows the social mores of Victorian England, orphaned Nora Dearly is left at the mercy of her domineering, social-climbing aunt, until she is nearly kidnapped by zombies. Read the entire series: Dearly, Departed Dearly, Beloved

October Mourning: a Song for Matthew Shepard

October Mourning: a Song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die.

Dead Strange : The Bizarre Truths Behind 50 World-Famous Mysteries

Dead Strange : The Bizarre Truths Behind 50 World-Famous Mysteries by Matt Lamy Documents history's most enduring urban myths and supernatural encounters, covering topics ranging from the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot to spontaneous combustion and Roswell, providing accompanying photographs, pop-culture trivia and information about the latest investigations.

The Book of Styling: An Insider's Guide to Creating Your Own Look

The Book of Styling: An Insider's Guide to Creating Your Own Look by Somer Flaherty Features information on style through the decades and tips for budget shopping in a guide that counsels readers on how to identify a personal image, tailor a look to a particular body type, and prepare for fashion emergencies.


Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen High school sophomore Danny excels at gymnastics but is bullied, like the rest of the gymnasts, by members of the football team, until an emotionally and physically scarred new student joins the football team and forms an unlikely friendship with Danny.

The Diviners

The Diviners Series by Libba Bray Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation


Ten by Gretchen McNeil Ten teens head to a house party at a remote island mansion off the Washington coast--only for them to picked off by a killer one by one.

Mickey Bolitar

Mickey Bolitar Series by Harlan Coben After tragic events tear Mickey Bolitar away from his parents, he is forced to live with his estranged Uncle Myron and switch high schools, where he finds both friends and enemies, but when his new girlfriend, Ashley, vanishes, he follows her trail into a seedy underworld that reveals she is not what she seems to be. Read the entire series: Shelter Seconds Away  

Cold Kiss

Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey When her boyfriend is killed in a car accident, high school student Wren Darby uses her hidden powers to bring him back from the dead, never imagining the consequences that will result from her decision. Read the entire series: Cold Kiss Glass Heart

White Crow

White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick Sixteen-year-old Rebecca moves with her father from London to a small, seaside village, where she befriends another motherless girl and they spend the summer together exploring the village's sinister history.


Tilt by Ellen Hopkins Three teens, connected by their parents' bad choices, tell in their own voices of their lives and loves as Shane finds his first boyfriend, Mikayla discovers that love can be pushed too far, and Harley loses herself in her quest for new experiences.

Personal Effects

Personal Effects by Emily Kokie Matt has been sleepwalking through life while seeking answers about his brother T.J.'s death in Iraq, but after discovering that he may not have known his brother as well as he thought he did, Matt is able to stand up to his father, honor T.J.'s memory, and take charge of his own life.


Vessel by Sarah Beth Durst When the goddess Bayla fails to take over Liyana's body, Liyana's people abandon her in the desert to find a more worthy vessel, but she soon meets Korbyn, who says the souls of seven deities have been stolen and he needs Liyana's help to find them.

Hanging by a Thread

Hanging by a Thread by Sophie Littlefield When a classmate goes missing from their privileged beach community in California, Clare Knight, astonished that her neighbors are not more concerned, searches for answers before discovering a supernatural ability to perceive the memories of others.

Gate 7

Gate 7 by Clamp An innocent sightseeing trip to Kyoto opens up a magical realm to shy high schooler Chikahito Takamoto! Visiting a legendary shrine, Chikahito finds himself in the mystical world of Hana and her comrades--and his immunity to their powers leads them to believe that he's no ordinary, awkward teenager! Protecting our world from violent elemental beasts, Hana and her team welcomes the confused Chikahito--who isn't quite sure that he wants to be caught in the middle of their war! One's thing's certain, though, since he's smitten with aloof, childlike warrior Hana, he's along for the ride, for better or worse! - From Dark Horse Read the entire series: Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3