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Dear Life, You Suck

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Dear Life, You Suck by Scott Blagden

Irreverent, foul-mouthed, seventeen-year-old Cricket Cherpin, living under the watchful eye of Mother Mary at a Catholic boys' home in Maine, has such bleak prospects he is considering suicide when Wynona Bidaban steps into his world.

Period 8

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Period 8 by Chris Crutcher

Period 8 has always been a safe haven and high school senior Paulie "The Bomb" Baum a constant attendee, but as Paulie, Hannah, their friends, and a sympathetic teacher try to unravel the mystery of a missing classmate, the ultimate bully takes aim at the school

The Dark-Hunters

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The Dark-Hunters by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Street-smart and smooth-talking, Nick Gautier is confident he has nothing to fear on the mean streets of New Orleans, but when his friends turn on him, Nick is saved by the mysterious Kyrian of Thrace, who introduces Nick to a frightening supernatural world: the realm of the Dark-Hunters.

Soul Screamers

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Soul  Screams Series by Rachel Vincent

Kaylee has become a "soul screamer"--she knows when someone is going to die and is compelled to scream, as if in warning. But her classmates keep dying!



Read the entire series:
My Soul to TakeMy Soul to SaveMy Soul to KeepMy Soul to StealIf I DieBefore I WakeWith All My Soul

Witch and Wizard: The Manga

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Witch and Wizard: The Manga by James Patterson

Imagine waking up to find that the world around you - life as you know it - has changed in an instant. That's what happens to Whit Allgood and his sister, Wisty. They thought that they were just a couple of normal teenagers, until their rude awakening at the hands of a dozen armed police! Charged with being a wizard and a witch, accused of having incredible powers they never dreamed possible, the siblings find themselves the targets of an upstart political regime, The New Order, which has swept the country and vowed to wipe "their kind" from existence. Now Whit and Wisty must fight for both their freedom and their lives as they unlock the powers burning inside of them!

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

Going Vintage

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Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt

When sixteen-year-old Mallory learns that her boyfriend, Jeremy, is cheating on her with his cyber "wife," she rebels against technology by following her grandmother's list of goals from 1962, with help from her younger sister, Ginnie.

Infernal Devices

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Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare

When sixteen-year-old orphan Tessa Fell's older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London's dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.

Read the entire series:
Clockwork AngelClockwork PrinceClockwork Princess

Kissed by an Angel

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Kissed by an Angel Series by Elizabeth Chandler

Ivy is so devastated when her boyfriend Tristan is killed that it destroys her faith in angels, which prevents Tristan, now her guardian angel, from helping her as she is targeted by his killer.


Read the entire series:
Kissed by an AngelEvercrossedEverlastingEverafter  SERIES COMPLETE

Jenna Fox

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Jenna Fox Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson

In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.


Read the entire series:
The Adoration of Jenna FoxThe Fox InheritanceFox Forever

17 & Gone

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17 & Gone by Nova Ren Suma

Seventeen-year-old Lauren has visions of girls her own age who are gone without a trace, but while she tries to understand why they are speaking to her and whether she is next, Lauren has a brush with death and a shocking truth emerges, changing everything.

Pretty Girl-13

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Pretty Girl-13 by Liz Coley

Sixteen-year-old Angie finds herself in her neighborhood with no recollection of her abduction or the three years that have passed since, until alternate personalities start telling her their stories through letters and recordings.

OCD, the Dude and Me

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OCD, the Dude and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn

Danielle Levine stands out even at her alternative high school--in appearance and attitude--but when her scathing and sometimes raunchy English essays land her in a social skills class, she meets Daniel, another social misfit who may break her resolve to keep everyone at arm's length.

The Art of Wishing

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The Art of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar

When eighteen-year-old Margo learns she lost the lead in her high school musical to a sophomore because of a modern-day genie, she falls in love with Oliver, the genie, while deciding what her own wishes should be and trying to rescue him from an old foe.

Scowler

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Scowler by Daniel Kraus

In the midst of a 1981 meteor shower in Iowa, a homicidal maniac escapes from prison and returns to the farm where his nineteen-year-old son, Ry, must summon three childhood toys--Mr. Furrington, Jesus Christ, and Scowler--to protect himself, his eleven-year-old sister, Sarah, and their mother.

Trinkets

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Trinkets by Kirsten Smith

When three Lake Oswego High School girls from different social groups, good-girl Elodie, popular Tabitha, and tough Moe, meet in a rehabilitation group, they discover they have much more in common than shoplifting.

Panic

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Panic by Sharon Draper

As rehearsals begin for the ballet version of Peter Pan, the teenaged members of an Ohio dance troupe lose their focus when one of their own goes missing.

Promises to Keep

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Promises to Keep by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Jay Marinitch, a young vampire hunter, may be Earth's best hope for thwarting the rise of a vampire-controlled slave empire called Midnight, despite his fear that those who question his worth may be right.

Strands of Bronze and Gold

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Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson

After the death of her father in 1855, seventeen-year-old Sophia goes to live with her wealthy and mysterious godfather at his gothic mansion, Wyndriven Abbey, in Mississippi, where many secrets lie hidden.

Delirium

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Delirium Trilogy by Lauren Oliver

Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, when she falls in love.

Read the entire series:
DeliriumPandemoniumRequiem See the companion book: Delirium Stories
SERIES COMPLETE

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets

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Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos

A sixteen-year-old boy wrestling with depression and anxiety tries to cope by writing poems, reciting Walt Whitman, hugging trees, and figuring out why his sister has been kicked out of the house.

Being Henry David

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Being Henry David by Cal Armistead

Seventeen-year-old 'Hank,' who can't remember his identity, finds himself in Penn Station with a copy of Thoreau's Walden as his only possession and must figure out where he's from and why he ran away.

Me, Him, Them, and It

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Me, Him, Them, and It by Caela Carter

Playing the "bad girl" at school to get back at her feuding parents, sixteen-year-old Evelyn becomes pregnant and faces a difficult decision.

Bruised

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Bruised by Sarah Skilton

When she freezes during a hold-up at the local diner, sixteen-year-old Imogen, a black belt in Tae Kwan Do, has to rebuild her life, including her relationship with her family and with the boy who was with her during the shoot-out.

A Touch Mortal

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A Touch Mortal by Leah Clifford

Eden, once a lonely human who lost her heart to a fallen angel and now trapped between Heaven and Hell, discovers that her Touch can strip away the morals and logic of mortals, but may also be able to provide Siders like herself with release.



Read the entire series:
A Touch MortalA Touch MorbidA Touch Menacing

Orleans

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Orleans by Sherri Smith

Set in a futuristic, hostile Orleans landscape, Fen de la Guerre must deliver her tribe leader's baby over the Wall into the Outer States before her blood becomes tainted with Delta Fever.

Murmurings

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Murmurings  by Carly Anne West

After her older sister dies from an apparent suicide and her body is found hanging upside down by one toe from a tree, sixteen-year-old Sophie starts to hear the same voices that drove her sister to a psychotic break.

Barrage

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Barrage by Kouhei Horikoshi

Spunky slum kid Astro gets the chance of a lifetime to end the chaos ripping apart his home planet when the playboy prince switches places with him. Now Astro has become Prince Barrage, a boy charged with the duty of restoring peace to the planet…and given an all-powerful magical spear to do it! In order to save the planet, Astro will have to battle terrifying aliens while learning how to fight from his even more frightening guardian, the exacting knight Tiamat. Does a kid like Astro have what it takes to become the real prince and save the planet? - from the publisher

The New Avengers

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The New Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis

Find out who the New Avengers are, where they call home (gotta see it to believe it!), which Dark Avenger has joined their ranks, and just who the interdimensional demonic threat to our existence is! These heroes have gathered to take on the threats too dark, too dangerous, and too bizarre for any other team of heroes. The New Avengers are back!!

Read the entire series:

Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5