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Where the Rock Splits the Sky

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Where the Rock Splits the Sky by Philip Webb

Long after the Visitors split the moon and stopped Earth from turning, Megan and two friends mount their horses and set out across the Zone, where laws of nature do not apply, hoping to solve the mystery of her missing father and of the paralyzed planet itself.

Silver

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Silver by Chris Wooding

When the students at Mortingham Boarding Academy find a group of strange, silvery beetles on school grounds they are excited, but when the beetles attack them and a mysterious virus starts spreading, a group of mismatched students must work together to survive.

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Born with bird wings, Ava Lavender is well aware that love has long made fools of her family. When pious Nathaniel Sorrows mistakes her bird wings for angel wings, 16-year-old Ava faces the man's growing obsession, which comes to a head with the rain and feathers that fly through the air during a nighttime summer solstice celebration.

The Summer of Letting Go

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The Summer of Letting Go by Gae Polisner

Four years after her brother Simon drowned while in her charge, Francesca, now fifteen, begins to move on after a summer caring for Frankie, who seems to be Simon reincarnated, and getting closer to her best friend's boyfriend

The Colors of Madeleine

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The Colors of Madeleine by Jaclyn Moriarty

Fourteen-year-old Madeleine of Cambridge, England, struggling to cope with poverty and her mother's illness, and fifteen-year-old Elliot of the Kingdom of Cello in a parallel world where colors are villainous and his father is missing, begin exchanging notes through a crack between their worlds and find they can be of great help to each other.



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A Corner of WhiteThe Cracks in the Kingdom

Nearly Gone

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Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano

A math-whiz from a trailer park discovers she's the only student capable of unravelling complex clues left by a serial killer who's systematically getting rid of her classmates.

Stella

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Stella by Helen Eve

At Temperley High, a strict English boarding school, seventeen-year-old Stella Hamilton leads a maliciously exclusive clique as she nears her goal of becoming Head Girl and finding love with her equally popular male equivalent, until New Yorker Caitlin Clarke arrives and threatens Stella's plans.

Drama Queens in the House

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Drama Queens in the House by Julie Williams

Graduating at age fifteen from her parents' theater school, academically gifted Jessie Jasper Lewis tries to thwart her unconventional family's demise when her father's boyfriend moves in.

Side Effects May Vary

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Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

Confronting a grim prognosis after being diagnosed with leukemia, 16-year-old Alice creates a take-no-prisoners bucket list that triggers irreparable consequences, a situation that is further shaped by Alice's unexpected remission.

Elusion

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Elusion by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam

Avoiding her recently deceased father's innovative alternate-reality program when she is unable to contain her grief, Regan nevertheless defends the increasingly popular program from its critics only to uncover a disturbing web of secrets.

The Edge of Falling

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The Edge of Falling by Rebecca Serle

Caggie's life of privilege in Manhattan appears near-perfect but blaming herself for her younger sister's death and being acclaimed for saving a classmate from suicide cause her to withdraw from friends and family until Astor arrives at school, hiding a past at least as dark as her own.

Chronicles of Vladimir Tod Graphic Novel

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Chronicles of Vladimir Tod Graphic Novel by Heather Brewer

For thirteen years, Vlad, aided by his aunt and best friend, has kept secret that he is half-vampire, but when his missing teacher is replaced by a sinister substitute, he learns that there is more to being a vampire, and to his parents' deaths, than he could have guessed.



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Chronicles of Vladimir TodNinth Grade Slays

Dark Waters

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Dark Waters Series by Fiona Paul

In Renaissance Venice, orphaned Cassandra Caravello is one of the elite but feels trapped in the city of water until she stumbles upon a murdered woman and is drawn into a dangerous world of courtesans, grave robbers, and secret societies, guided by Falco, a mysterious and alluring artist.


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VenomBelladonnaStarling

The Voice Inside My Head

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The Voice Inside My Head by S.J. Laidlaw

Seventeen-year-old Luke's older sister, Pat, has always been his moral compass, like a voice inside his head, every time he has a decision to make. So when Pat disappears on a tiny island off the coast of Honduras and the authorities claim she's drowned - despite the fact that they can't produce a body - Luke heads to Honduras to find her because he knows something the authorities don't. From the moment of her disappearance, Pat's voice has become real, guiding him to Utila, where she had accepted a summer internship to study whale sharks. Once there, he meets several characters who describe his sister as a very different girl from the one knows. Does someone have a motive for wanting her dead? Determined to get to the bottom of Pat's disappearance, Luke risks everything, including his own life, to find the answer.- from the publisher

Partials

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Partials Sequence by Dan Wells

In a post-apocalyptic eastern seaboard ravaged by disease and war with a manmade race of people called Partials, the chance at a future rests in the hands of Kira Walker, a sixteen-year-old medic in training.




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PartialsFragmentsRuins

Never Ending

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Never Ending by Martyn Bedford

Traumatized by grief and guilt after her younger brother dies during a family vacation, fifteen-year-old Shiv is sent away to an exclusive clinic that claims to "cure" people like her.

Don't Even Think About It

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Don't Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski

Imbued with telepathic powers by vaccines gone awry, a trio of best friends keeps their abilities to hear others' thoughts a secret while using their skills to ace tests, avoid heartbreak and navigate high school drama.

Ask Again Later

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Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas

Hoping to avoid typical prom heartbreak and drama by going to the prom with a group of friends rather than a date, high school junior Heart prepares a beautiful vintage consignment-store dress only to have her plans challenged by two unexpected invitations.

Promise of Shadows

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Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland

As a human/god offspring, Zephyr Mourning is destined for a life of servitude but when she uses a forbidden dark power to kill the minor god who murdered her sister she is sent to Tartarus, where she discovers that she may be the Nyx, a dark goddess prophesied to change the balance of power.

Strange Sweet Song

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Strange Sweet Song by Adi Rule

Enrolling in a prestigious music academy where she ignores local myths about a monster in the nearby forest, Sing da Navelli struggles with doubts about her musical talent and trains under a mysterious young vocal coach who harbors dark secrets.

The Mirk and Midnight Hour

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The Mirk and Midnight Hour by Jane Nickerson

A tale inspired by the Scottish fairy tale "Tam Lin" finds 17-year-old Southern girl Violet rescuing an injured Union soldier and struggling to set aside her anger over her twin brother's death to keep the soldier alive in the face of dark magical adversaries.

Acid

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Acid by Emma Pass

A tale set 100 years into the future, where a brutal police force punishes all dissenters and young people are wrongly blamed for all of society's ills, finds Jenna being broken out of prison by a mysterious rebel group that challenges her to practice her survival skills as she struggles to uncover the truth about the horrendous crime for which she was imprisoned.

Flirting in Italian

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Flirting in Italian by Lauren Henderson

Spending the summer in the Tuscany region of Italy on a secret mission to solve a family mystery, English teenager Violet is distracted by exciting American roommates and sexy Italian boys on Vespa scooters.




Sequel:

Kissing in Italian

Panic

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Panic by Lauren Oliver

A high-stakes competition marks a summer in a small isolated community and compels graduating seniors Heather and Dodge to tap inner strengths while hiding dangerous secrets and forging unexpected alliances.

Let the Sky Fall

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Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger

Ten years after surviving the tornado that killed his parents, Vane Weston, now seventeen, has no memory of that fateful day but dreams of a beautiful girl who, he now learns, is not only real, she is his guardian sylph, who harnesses the power of the wind.




Sequel:

Let the Storm Break 

Nil

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Nil by Lynne Matson

Waking up on a mysterious island where captives are given one year to escape or die trying, 17-year-old Charley falls in love with a teen refugee clan leader whose time is running out.

A Death-Struck Year

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A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier

When the Spanish influenza epidemic reaches Portland, Oregon, in 1918, seventeen-year-old Cleo leaves behind the comfort of her boarding school to work for the Red Cross.

16 Things I Thought Were True

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16 Things I Thought Were True by Janet Gurtler

When Morgan's mom gets sick, she takes a road trip with her friends to find her real dad.

Hung Up

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Hung Up by Kristen Tracy

When a wrong number blossoms into a phone friendship for Lucy and James, two Vermont high school students, James wants to meet in person, but Lucy is strangely resistant. Told in the form of telephone calls and voice mail messages.

Divergent Official Illustrated Movie Companion

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Divergent Official Illustrated Movie Companion by Kate Egan

A photographic tribute to the film adaptation of Veronica Roth's national best-seller combines previously unpublished movie stills with revealing interviews of the author, cast members and director Neil Burger.

Black Bird

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Black Bird Series by Kanoko Sakurakoji

Misao Harada wants to live the life of a normal high school student, but when she is attacked by a demon and a childhood friend rescues her, she discovers that her blood is sought by a clan of demons who want to use it to increase their power.

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Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5Vol. 6Vol. 7Vol. 8Vol. 9Vol. 10Vol. 11 Vol. 12 Vol. 13Vol. 14Vol. 15Vol. 16Vol. 17Vol. 18 SERIES COMPLETE

The Winner's Circle

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The Winner's Circle by Marie Rutkoski

Limited by her warmongering empire to join the military or get married, 17-year-old general's daughter Kestrel finds herself falling in love with compelling slave Arin, who hides a dangerous secret.

Strobe Edge

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Strobe Edge by Io Sakisaka

What is love, anyway? Ninako Kinoshita's friends tell her it's one thing, but Ninako wonders what this mysterious feeling really is. When she meets Ren Ichinose, the handsome, enigmatic guy that all the girls worship, her life takes an unexpected turn. With just a few words and a smile, he changes her world...

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