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Reaper Diaries

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Reaper Diaries by Michele Vail

Molly Bartolucci is a typical teenager, except for one thing. Molly has the Gift of Alacritas Necro--she can make and control zombies. Still, she tries to blend in with her classmates--until Anubis, the god of necromancy, decides he has plans for Molly.



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UndeadlyUnchosen

The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers

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The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers by Lynn Weingarten

When her boyfriend ends their relationship, high school sophomore Lucy thinks she will never recover from the heartbreak until she meets three magical girls who say they can heal her, but at a cost.



Sequel:
The Book of Love 

High school sophomore Lucy Wren is a proud member of a sisterhood whose hearts cannot be broken, but when she discovers that membership comes at a terrible price and her sisters can't be trusted, Lucy must break their curse before she loses her chance attrue love.

Vampire Academy (Graphic Novel)

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Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Retold in graphic novel format, runaway vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.


Read the entire series:
Vampire AcademyFrostbiteShadow Kiss

Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers

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Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers by Anna M. Lewis

Profiles women architects and engineers; highlights examples of how a strong work ethic, perseverance, and creativity can overcome life's obstacles; and focuses on the strengths, passions, and interests each woman had growing up.

Fables

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Fables by Bill Willingham

When a savage creature known only as the Adversary conquered the fabled lands of legends and fairy tales, all of the infamous inhabitants of folklore were forced into exile. Disguised among the normal citizens of modern-day New York, these magical characters have created their own peaceful and secret society within an exclusive luxury apartment building called Fabletown. - from the publisher

Read the entire series:
Legends in ExileAnimal FarmStorybook LoveMarch of the Wooden SoldiersThe Mean SeasonsHomelandsArabian Nights (and Days)WolvesSons of EmpireThe Good PrinceWar and PiecesThe Dark AgesThe Great Fables CrossoverWitchesRose RedSuper GroupInherit the Wind Cubs in ToylandSnow White

Roomies

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Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

While living very different lives on opposite coasts, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth and eighteen-year-old Lauren become acquainted by email the summer before they begin rooming together as freshmen at UC-Berkeley.

Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys: What He Thinks About Flirting, Dating, Relationships, and You!

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Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys : What He Thinks About Flirting, Dating, Relationships, and You! by Anne Shoket

The editors and "Hot Guys Panel" from Seventeen magazine provide young women with practical insights into the perspectives of teen boys, covering such topics as understanding cryptic texts, knowing whether or not a guy likes you and how to know when it is appropriate to use the word, "love."

What We...

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What We... by Jacquelyn Mitchard

After glimpsing an older man in a room with a dead girl, sixteen-year-old Allie, who has a life-threatening allergy to sunlight, discovers she is the lone key to stopping a serial killer.




Read the entire series:
What We Saw at NightWhat We Lost in the Dark

The Dark-Hunters: Infinity Manga

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The Dark-Hunters: Infinity by Sherilynn 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 of the realm of the Dark-Hunters.


Read the entire series:
Vol. 1
Vol. 2

Nightshade Series

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Nightshade Series by Andrea Cremer

Calla and Ren have been raised knowing it is their destiny to mate with one another and rule over their shape-shifting wolf pack, but when a human boy arrives and vies for Calla's heart, she is faced with a decision that could change her whole world.


Read the entire series:
NightshadeWolfsbaneBloodroseSnakeroot Companion book:
Rift Rise (sequel to Rift)

Deep Betrayal

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Deep Betrayal by Anne Greenwood Brown

As dead bodies start washing ashore, Lily and Calder realize someone's on a killing spree--and they fear it's either Calder's mermaid sisters or Lily's father.

One or Two Things I Learned About Love

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One or Two Things I Learned About Love by Dyan Sheldon

Feeling despair over her romantic prospects after disappointing dates, Hildy becomes infatuated with a boy who has an irresistible smile during a summer that proves to be more complicated than expected when he turns cloyingly possessive.

Spoils

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Spoils by Tammar Stein

Overwhelmed by changes that occur after her spendthrift family wins the lottery, Leni moves into a mansion and enrolls in an elite private school only to consider a painful choice regarding her trust fund when the money runs out, a situation that is complicated by her sister's shattering secret.

Itazura Na Kiss

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Itazura Na Kiss by Kaoru Tada

Kotoko is rejected by her crush, Naoki, in front of the entire school, but when her house is destroyed by an earthquake, her family temporarily stays with her father's old friend, who happens to be Naoki's father.

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Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5Vol. 6Vol. 7Vol. 8Vol. 9Vol. 10

Ink Is Thicker Than Water

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Ink Is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding

Feeling unremarkable in a family that includes a hippie mom, tattooist stepfather, adopted overachieving sister and tough-love father, Kellie forges a bond with a boy she connected with a year earlier only to discover the importance of defining herself outside of her family and relationships.

Crimson Empire

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Crimson Empire by Quinrose

Sheila, a member of the assassin's guild, is taken in by the dashing Prince Edvard to serve as his housemaid and bodyguard, and while Sheila is a skilled fighter, she hasn't a clue when it comes to courtly romance.



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

Demon Love Spell

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Demon Love Spell by Mayu Shinjo

Miko casts a spell to contain the powers of the sexy demon Kagura, who feeds off the passion of women, but while her spell is effective in keeping Kagura from other girls, his lust becomes directed exclusively toward Miko.



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

Liar Society

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Liar Society by Laura Roecker and Lisa Roecker

When Kate receives a mysterious e-mail from her dead friend Grace, she must prove that Grace's death was not an accident, but finds that her elite private school holds secrets so big people are willing to kill to protect them.



Read the entire series:
The Liar SocietyThe Lies that BindThe Third Lie's the Charm