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Mortal Instruments

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Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare

Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.

Read the entire series:
City of BonesCity of AshesCity of GlassCity of Fallen AngelsCity of Lost SoulsCity of Heavenly FireSERIES COMPLETE
When you're done, check out the Prequels of the series: Infernal Devices.

Pushing the Limits

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Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Rendered a subject of gossip after a traumatic night that left her with terrible scars on her arms, Echo is dumped by her boyfriend and bonds with bad-boy Noah, whose tough attitude hides an understanding nature and difficult secrets.



Read the entire series:
Crossing the Line (Book 1.5 eBook)Pushing the Limits (Book 1) Dare You To (Book 2)Crash Into You (Book 3) Red at Night (Book 3.5)Take Me On (Book 4)

Allies and Assassins

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Allies and Assassins by Justin Somper

Ascending Archenfield's throne after his brother's murder, sixteen-year-old Jared feels unprepared to face a powerful and dangerous court and wonders who among his twelve advisers may have been responsible for killing his brother.

The Steampunk Chronicles

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The Steampunk Chronicles by Kady Cross


Finley, who has a beastly alter ego inside of her, joins Duke Griffin's army of misfits to help stop the Machinist, the criminal behind a series of automaton crimes, from carrying out a plan to kill Queen Victoria during the Jubilee.

Read the entire series:
The Strange Case of Finley Jayne (Prequel eBook only)The Girl in the Steel CorsetThe Girl in the Clockwork CollarThe Girl with the Iron TouchThe Girl with the Wind Up Heart

We Are The Goldens

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We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

Looking forward to joining the older sister she worships at the beginning of high school, Nell is alarmed when her sister begins to withdraw in the wake of a painful secret that compels Nell to break their trust.

Guy in Real Life

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Guy in Real Life by Steven Brezenoff 

Colliding on their bikes in the middle of the night, Minnesota teens Lesh and Svetlana forge a bond despite their widely divergent interests while exploring the identities they assume in school, in their families and while participating in role-playing games

Dueled

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Dueled by Elsie Chapman

Required to prove herself in a dystopian city where everyone has an identical twin whom they must eliminate before their 20th birthday, 15-year-old fighter West Grayer prepares for the month when she must track down her Alt and is badly shaken by a tragic misstep that causes her to question her worthiness.



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DualedDivided

One Man Guy

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One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva

Fearing summer school after a difficult freshman year, Alek befriends the confident and free-spirited Ethan, with whom he develops an unexpected, mutual first love that challenges his beliefs about relationships and family values.

Played

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Played by Liz Fichera

After saving Riley Berenger from falling off a mountain, unassuming Sam's life is turned upside down when rich girl Riley's plans to to repay him by making him popular go awry.

Oblivion

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Oblivion by Sasha Dawn

Sixteen-year-old Callie Knowles fights her compulsion to write constantly, even on herself, as she struggles to cope with foster care, her mother's life in a mental institution, and her belief that she killed her father, a minister, who has been missing for a year.

Girls Like Us

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Girls Like Us by Gail Giles

Graduating from their school's special education program, Quincy and Biddy are placed together in their first independent apartment and discover unexpected things they have in common in the face of past challenges and a harrowing trauma.

The Dark World

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The Dark World by Cara Lynn Shultz

Paige Kelly (who also talks to the dead) finds herself smack in the middle of a centuries-old battle between warlocks and demons, learning to fight with a magic sword so that she can defend herself with the help of a practiced demon slayer Logan Bradley.

Surrounded by Sharks

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Surrounded by Sharks by Michael Northrop

On the first day of vacation thirteen-year-old Davey Tsering wakes up early, slips out of his family's hotel room without telling anyone, and heads for the beach and a swim in the warm Floridian waters--and a fateful meeting with a shark.

When We Wake

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When We Wake by Karen Healey

Enjoying her life filled with music, first love and protesting social injustices, 16-year-old Tegan unexpectedly dies and reawakens 100 years in the future to discover that she is the first government guinea pig subject to be cryogenically frozen and successfully revived, a situation that forces her to confront appalling secrets.



Read the entire series:
When We WakeWhen We Run

Proxy

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Proxy by Alex London

Knox was born into one of the City's wealthiest families. A Patron, he has everything a boy could possibly want--the latest tech, the coolest clothes, and a Proxy to take all his punishments. When Knox breaks a vase, Syd is beaten. When Knox plays a practical joke, Syd is forced to haul rocks. And when Knox crashes a car, killing one of his friends, Syd is branded and sentenced to death. Syd is a Proxy. His life is not his own. Then again, neither is Knox's. Knox and Syd have more in common than either would guess. So when Knox and Syd realize that the only way to beat the system is to save each other, they flee. Yet Knox's father is no ordinary Patron, and Syd is no ordinary Proxy. The ensuing cross-country chase will uncover a secret society of rebels, test both boys' resolve, and shine a blinding light onto a world of those who owe and those who pay. Some debts, it turns out, cannot be repaid.

Read the entire series:
Proxy
Guardian

Puella Magi Kazumi Magica

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Puella Magi Kazumi Magica by Masaki Hiramatsu

When Kazumi is kidnapped and put into a car trunk by an unknown assailant she escapes, but realizes that she has not only lost her clothes she has lost all of her memories of her life before the kidnapping.



Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5

End Times

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End Times by Anna Schumacher

When life in Detroit becomes too hard to bear, Daphne flees to her Uncle Floyd's home in Carbon County, Wyoming, but instead of solace she finds tumult as the townsfolk declare that the End Times are here, and she may be the only person who can read the signs and know the truth.

Infinite Sky

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Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood

After her mother leaves and her brother and father grow increasingly distant, thirteen-year-old Iris finds solace and friendship in Trick, a fourteen-year-old gypsy boy.

The Rules for Disappearing

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The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston

High school student "Meg" has changed identities so often that she hardly knows who she is anymore, and her family is falling apart, but she knows that two of the rules of witness protection are be forgettable and do not make friends--but in her new home in Louisiana a boy named Ethan is making that difficult.



Sequel:
The Rules for Breaking

The Summer Invitation

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The Summer Invitation by Charlotte Silver

When Franny and her older sister Valentine are summoned by their aunt Theodora from foggy San Francisco to sunny New York City for one summer, they unearth secrets about Aunt Theo's romantic past and even have a few romantic adventures of their own.

V is for Villain

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V is for Villain by Peter Moore

Brad Baron and his friends discover dangerous secrets about the superheroes running their society.

While You're Away

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While You're Away by Jessa Holbrook

Discovering their mutual attraction while in relationships with other people, Will and Sarah agree to commit to each other in spite of Will's imminent departure for college and Sarah's remaining senior year in their small suburban community.

Now and Forever

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Now and Forever by Susane Colasanti

When Sterling's boyfriend Ethan and his band become a YouTube sensation, she's thrown headfirst into the glam world of celebrity, but she soon wonders whose dream she is living and what to do when "forever" comes to an end.

The Art of Lainey

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The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes

When her summertime plans are shattered by an embarrassing public breakup with her boyfriend, Lainey and her best friend, Bianca, read Sun Tzu's The Art of War for tips on how to win her boyfriend back, with unexpected results.

We Were Liars

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.

Everything Leads to You

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Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

While working as a film production designer in Los Angeles, Emi finds a mysterious letter from a silver screen legend which leads Emi to Ava who is about to expand Emi's understanding of family, acceptance, and true romance.

Reboot

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Reboot by Amy Tintera

Seventeen-year-old Wren rises from the dead as a Reboot and is trained as an elite crime-fighting soldier until she is given an order she refuses to follow.




Read the entire series:
RebootRebel

MILA 2.0

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MILA 2.0 by Debra Driza

Sixteen-year-old Mila discovers she is not who--or what--she thought she was, which causes her to run from both the CIA and a rogue intelligence group.




Read the entire series:
MILA 2.0Renegade

Second Star

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Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Seventeen-year-old Wendy Darling sets out to find her missing surfer brothers and finds herself on a secluded California beach, where she meets Pete, Belle, Jas, and others, learns to surf, helps some of them steal while avoiding the other's drug trade, and falls in love.

Searching for Sky

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Searching for Sky by Jillian Cantor

On her sixteenth birthday, Sky and River, the boy with whom she has shared Island since she was a toddler, are "rescued" and taken to California, where Sky is separated from River, forced to live with a grandmother she has just met, and learn new rules for survival.

Signed, Skye Harper

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Signed, Skye Harper by Carol Lynch Williams

In 1972, while her idol, Mark Spitz, is in Germany competing in the Olympics, fifteen-year-old Winston, her Nanny, and her crush, Steve, head to Las Vegas in Steve's parents' motorhome to reconnect with Winston's mother, who left ten years before to become a star.

Subway Love

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Subway Love by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Struggling with post-divorce custody visits and her hippie mom's unpredictable boyfriend, Laura is unable to forget a compelling boy she spots on a subway platform across from her, a photographer who wonders if he will ever see her again.

Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend

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Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend by Katie Finn

Devastated after a painful breakup, Gemma faces a Hamptons summer near a former best friend she wronged years earlier, a risk that compels her to assume a different identity and pursue a relationship with her former friend's brother.

Bloodwitch

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Bloodwitch by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Raised by vampires, a shapeshifter learns that he may be a bloodwitch who possesses rare and destructive magic that the leader of the powerful Midnight empire seeks to control.

Free to Fall

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Free to Fall by Lauren Miller

In a future where everyone is controlled by smartphones, Rory Vaughn consults her decision-making app to gain entry into a boarding school where she discovers sinister activities and falls for a hacker who makes his own choices

Girl in Reverse

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Girl in Reverse by Barbara Stuber

Growing up in an adoptive family after her mother disappears, Asian American Lily is targeted with prejudice during the Korean War and investigates antique fragments left behind by her mother with the help of an aggravating genius friend.

Life by Committee

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Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu

A girl puts her heart, reputation, and friendships on the line when she spills her deepest secrets to a website that may not be as innocent--or as anonymous--as it seems.

Of Poseidon

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Of Poseidon by Anna Banks

Galen, prince of the Syrena, is sent to land to find a girl he's heard can communicate with fish. He finds Emma and after several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, Galen becomes convinced Emma holds the key to his kingdom.



Read the entire series:
Of PoseidonOf TritonOf Neptune

Nantucket Blue

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Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Seventeen-year-old Cricket Thompson is planning on spending a romantic summer on Nantucket Island near her long time crush, Jay--but the death of her best friend's mother, and her own sudden intense attraction to her friend's brother Zach are making this summer complicated.


Read the entire series:
Nantucket BlueNantucket Red

The Sound

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The Sound by Sarah Alderson

Taking a summer job as a nanny on Nantucket Sound, heartbroken Ren forges an unlikely bond with a local bad boy from a privileged family only to question the dangerous natures of her new friends in the wake of a murder.

The Secrets of Tree Taylor

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The Secrets of Tree Taylor by Dandi Daley Mackall

In small-town Missouri in tumultuous 1963, Tree Taylor, thirteen, wants to write an important story to secure a spot on the high school newspaper staff, but when a neighbor is shot, she investigates and learns that some secrets should be kept.

The Secrets of Lily Graves

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The Secrets of Lily Graves by Sarah Strohmeyer

Exposed to her community's darkest secrets from her vantage point in a family of female morticians, Lily incites the wrath of her class president, Erin, by attracting the attention of the girl's ex, so when Erin is found dead the day after attacking Lily in a jealous rage, Lily must wade through lies and deception to discover the truth before the killer claims another victim.

The A-Word

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The A-Word by Joy Preble

While on the verge of getting her first boyfriend, fifteen-year-old Jenna tries to solve an angel's murder, discover the secrets of another angel, and help her brother, a guardian angel with adjustment issues.

Call Me By My Name

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Call Me By My Name by John Ed Bradley

Enduring life in a 1960s Louisiana town that is resisting desegregation efforts, quarterback Tater Henry befriends teammate Rodney, whose support falters when Tater falls in love with Rodney's twin sister.

Boys Like You

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Boys Like You by Juliana Stone

When Monroe Blackwell, who is spending the summer at her grandmother's Louisiana bed-and-breakfast, meets Nathan Everets, who has a court-appointed job there, they share, and begin to recover from, their respective feelings of loss and guilt.

Buzz Kill

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Buzz Kill by Beth Fantaskey

Seventeen-year-old Millie joins forces with her classmate, gorgeous but mysterious Chase Colton, to try to uncover who murdered head football coach "Hollerin' Hank" Killdare--and why.

A Girl Called Fearless

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A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka

After a synthetic hormone in beef kills fifty million American women, seventeen-year-old Avie struggles for a normal life in a world where teenage girls are a valuable commodity, but when her father contracts her to marry a rich, older man, Avie decides to run away with her childhood friend and revolutionary, Yates.

A Creature of Moonlight

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A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn

Marni, a young flower seller who has been living in exile, must choose between claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wants her dead, and a life with the father she has never known--a wild dragon.

Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders

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Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach

A follow-up to Stupid Fast finds plus-sized outcast Gabe confronting the high school cheerleading team when they take control of the school's soda machine funds that were previously collected by the pep band.

Embrace

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Embrace by Jessica Shirvington

Seventeen-year-old Violet Eden's world is turned upside down when she falls for the sexy and aloof Lincoln and discovers he is part angel and part human. As Violet gets caught up in an ancient battle between dark and light, she must choose her path because the wrong decision could cost not only her life but her eternity.


Read the entire series:
EmbraceEnticeEmblazeEndlessEmpower
SERIES COMPLETE

Chantress

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Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield

Fifteen-year-old Lucy discovers that she is a chantress who can perform magic by singing, and that she is the only one who can save England from the control of the dangerous Lord Protector



Read the entire series:
ChantressChantress Alchemy