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Confessions of a Hater

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Confessions of a Hater by Caprice Crane

Follows the efforts of Hailey to bolster her visibility and defeat bullies at a new high school in Hollywood by following the strategies to gain popularity outlined in her older sister's journal.

Two Boys Kissing

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Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.

Taste Test

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Taste Test by Kelly Fiore

While attending a New Hampshire culinary academy, North Carolina high schooler Nora suspects someone of sabotaging the academy's televised cooking competition.

Fire and Thorns

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Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

A fearful sixteen-year-old princess discovers her heroic destiny after being married off to the king of a neighboring country in turmoil and pursued by enemies seething with dark magic.



Read the entire series:
The Girl of Fire of ThornsCrown of EmbersThe Bitter Kingdom

Department Nineteen

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Department Nineteen Series by Will Hill

After watching his father's brutal murder, sixteen-year-old Jamie Carpenter joins Department 19, a secret government agency, where he learns of the existence of vampires and the history that ties him to the team destined to stop them.




Read the entire series:
Department NineteenThe RisingBattle Lines

The Dark Between

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The Dark Between by Sonia Gensler

Three teenagers in Victorian era Cambridge spend the summer at a local college and soon discover that their hosts, the Metaphysical Society, may be conducting sinister experiments in an attempt to communicate with the dead.

Just for Now

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Just for Now by Abbi Glines

Devastated by a failed attempt to win the affections of bad-boy crush Preston, Amanda is astonished by Preston's subsequent attentions and finds the relationship challenged by her disapproving older brother and Preston's wary friends.

Just Like Fate

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Just Like Fate by Cat Patrick

With her grandmother dying, Caroline is given a choice to either stay by her gram's side or go to the biggest party of the year. The story is told through alternating chapters, revealing what happens if Caroline stays or goes.

Love in the Time of Global Warming

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Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block

After a devastating earthquake destroys the West Coast, causing seventeen-year-old Penelope to lose her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother, she navigates a dark world, holding hope and love in her hands and refusing to be defeated.

Unfed

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Unfed by Kirsty McKay

Fifteen-year-old Roberta wakes up in a hospital after the incident which turned many of her classmates into zombies, only to be told that her mother is dead and all of Scotland has been quarantined--but something suspicious is going on and it is up to Bobbie to figure out what it is.

B.P.R.D.

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B.P.R.D. by Mike Mignola

Stories from the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.) after Hellboy resigns although he does appear in flashbacks.




Read the entire B.P.R.D series:
Hollow Earth and Other StoriesThe Soul of Venice and Other StoriesPlague of FrogsThe DeadThe Black FlameThe Universal MachineGarden of SoulsKilling Ground1946The WarningThe Black GoddessWar on Frogs1947King of FearHell on Earth Series:
New WorldGods and MonstersRussia

VIII

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VIII by H.M. Castor

Hal, a young man of extraordinary talents, skill on the battlefield, sharp intelligence, and virtue, believes he is destined for greatness but, haunted by his family's violent past, he embarks on a journey that leads to absolute power and brings him faceto face with his demons as he grows to become Henry VIII.

Legacy of Tril

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Legacy of Tril by Heather Brewer

Seventeen-year-old Kaya, a Healer who wants to learn to fight, must attend Shadow Academy where fighting by Healers is outlawed, and so she asks two young men to train her in secret, leading to a choice that will change their lives forever.


Read the entire series:
SoulboundSoulbroken

Umineko When they Cry

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Umineko When They Cry by Ryukishi07

Battler's return after a six year absence from the annual family gathering at the patriarch's secluded mansion is overshadowed by a raging typhoon and murder.



Read the entire series:
Vol 1. (Umineko When They Cry: Legend of the Golden Witch)Vol. 2 (Umineko When They Cry: Legend of the Golden Witch)Vol. 1 (Umineko When They Cry: Turn of the Golden Witch)Vol. 2 (Umineko When They Cry: Turn of the Golden Witch)

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him.

The Last Survivors

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The Last Survivors Series by Susan Beth Pfeffer

When the moon's gravitational pull increases, causing massive natural disasters on earth, Miranda, Alex and their families struggle to survive in a world without cities or sunlight, and wonder if anyone else in still alive.


Read the entire series:
Life As We Knew ItThe Dead and the GoneThis World We Live InShade of the Moon

The Fallen

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The Fallen by Thomas E. Sniegoski

He's been moved from foster home to foster home, and doesn't know who he can trust. When Aaron begins to hear strange voices, he tries to resist his supernatural abilities, but must accept his newfound heritage-- and quickly. For the dark powers are gaining strength, and are hell-bent on destroying him.

Read the entire series:
The Fallen 1: The Fallen and LeviathanThe Fallen 2: Aerie and ReckoningThe Fallen 3: End of DaysThe Fallen 4: The ForesakenThe Fallen 5: Armageddon

Demonosity

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Demonosity by Amanda Ashby

Thomas Delacrox, the spirit of a fourteenth-century knight, needs a contemporary girl to help him protect the Black Rose, a powerful ancient force, but popular, quirky high school junior Cassidy Carter-Lewis is not happy about being chosen to train before dawn and battle demons at parties, the mall, and even school.

Where Beauty Lies

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Where Beauty Lies by Elle Fowler

Ava and Sophia London catapult into stardom after a public arrest launches their brand and prompts a visit to New York City, where they combat rivals throughout an inaugural show during fashion week.

Second Impact

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Second Impact by David Klass

When Jerry Downing, star quarterback in a small football town, gets a second chance after his drunk driving had serious consequences, Carla Jensen, ace reporter for the school newspaper, invites him to join her in writing a blog, mainly about sports.