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Bright Young Things

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Bright Young Things Series by Anna Godbersen

In the spring of 1929, eighteen-year-old Cordelia Grey and her stage-struck friend Letty Larkspur run away from their small Ohio town to seek their fortunes in New York City and soon find themselves drawn into situations and relationships, particularly with the dazzling Astrid Donal, that change their lives forever.

Read the entire series:
Bright Young ThingsBeautiful DaysThe Lucky Ones

Struck by Lightning: the Carson Phillips Journal

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Struck by Lightning: the Carson Phillips Journal by Chris Colfer

Carson Phillips is at the bottom of the food chain in a high school filled with people he hates, stuck living with his depressed single mother in a small-minded town at the corner of nothing and nowhere. He has just one goal: escape to Northwestern University and a career as a hard-hitting journalist. His guidance counselor tells him that he needs to bolster his application by creating a literary magazine. Which means he needs submissions. From other students. Carson resorts to the only thing he can think of: blackmail.

Interview with a Vampire: Claudia's Story

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Interview with a Vampire: Claudia's Story by Ann Rice

Told through the eyes of the vampire Claudia, who was just a little girl when she was turned by the vampire Lestat. Though she spends many years of happiness with her two vampire fathers, she gradually grows discontent with their insistence upon treating her like a little girl, even though she has lived as long as any mortal man...and her lust to kill is certainly no less than theirs...

Soulless: The Manga

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Soulless: The Manga by Gail Carriger

Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire -- and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually happening to London's high society? Or will her soulless ability to negate supernatural powers prove useful or just plain embarrassing? Finally, who is the real enemy, and do they have treacle tart?

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2

Matched

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Matched by Ally Condie

All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, who to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky's face show up on her match disk as well?

Read the entire series:
MatchedCrossedReached Series Complete

My Beautiful Failure

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My Beautiful Failure by Janet Ruth Young

While dealing with the recovery of his mentally ill father, high school sophomore Billy volunteers at a suicide prevention hotline and falls for one of the incoming callers.

Things I Shouldn't Think

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Things I Shouldn't Think by Janet Ruth Young

Suffering from a rare form of OCD that compels her to think violent thoughts, 17-year-old Dani fights dangerous impulses and fatefully confides her challenges to the young boy she babysits.



(Also known as The Babysitter Murders)

Drawing the Light

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Drawing the Light by Julia Green

Struggling to adapt to living in the temporary shelter of a cramped caravan while her home is being renovated, Emily finds everything changing when she learns that her stepmother is expecting a baby, an announcement that compels her to search for her own mother who left when Emily was a very young child.

Bringing the Summer

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Bringing the Summer by Julia Green

Preparing to resume school at the end of a summer spent coming to terms with the death of her brother a year earlier, Freya finds that she is drawn to blond, gorgeous Gabe and his large, warm family in the wake of a railway accident, but when Gabe's clearly troubled older brother expresses interest in her, Freya realizes she has some decisions to make

Breathing Underwater

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Breathing Underwater by Julia Green

Spending the summer at her grandparents' remote island home a year after her brother dies in a boating accident, Freya receives support from her family and neighbors while coming to terms with her painful loss and discovering new ways to reconnect with life.


Read the Sequel: Bringing Summer

Angel Para Bellum

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Angel Para Bellum by Tamaki


In the leadup to the war between heaven and hell, Mitsuru has yet to learn of his birthright and how he can influence the outcome of the impending conflict.



Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2

Immortal Beloved

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Immortal Beloved Series by Cate Tiernan

After seeing her best friend, a Dark Immortal called Incy, torture a human with magick, Nastasya, a spoiled party girl, enters a home for wayword immortals and finally begins to deal with life, even as she learns that someone wants her dead.

Read the entire series:
Immortal BelovedDarkness FallsEternally Beloved

Marvel Tales

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Marvel Tales by Alan Davis

The Thing and The Human Torch investigate a mysterious magical paradox in space and time with the help of Doctor Strange! But where do Daredevil and Wolverine fi t in? And what dark secrets haunt the history of the ClanDestine? Plus: Thor embarks on one of his most epic adventures ever when the God of Thunder and his fellow Asgardians visit Midgard's ancient Egypt - and leave behind a startling legacy that will change our world forever!