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Fates

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Fates by Lanie Bross

Corinthe, a former Fate and now Executor, responsible for carrying out unfulfilled destinies on Earth, finds herself falling for Lucas, a human boy whose death she is supposed to enact as her last act before returning to Pyralis.



Conclusion: Chaos

All Fall Down

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All Fall Down by Ally Carter

There are many powerful people along Embassy Row who want Grace to block out all her unpretty thoughts. But Grace will not stop until she finds out who killed her mother and make the killer pay.

Cut Me Free

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Cut Me Free by J.R. Johansson

Seventeen-year-old Charlotte barely escapes her abusive parents by creating a new identity for herself that is quickly compromised when her attempt to save a young girl attracts a deadly stalker's attention

Divided We Fall

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Divided We Fall by Trent Reedy

Danny Wright, seventeen, joined the Idaho Army National Guard to serve the country as his father had, but when the Guard is sent to an anti-government protest in Boise and Danny's gun accidentally fires, he finds himself at the center of a conflict that results in the federal government declaring war on Idaho.

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Divided We Fall Burning Nation

Kill Me Softly

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Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross

When sixteen-year-old Mira runs away to discover her secret past, she finds a place where Grimm's fairy tales come to life, and she cannot avoid her accursed fate.


Read the sequel:

Tear You Apart

Playlist for the Dead

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Playlist for the Dead by Michelle Falkoff

Shattered by his best friend's suicide, Sam listens to a playlist left for him by his friend hoping to gain an understanding of what happened, which Sam comes to better comprehend by listening to the survivors in his friend's world.

The Madman's Daughter

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The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Dr. Moreau's 16-year-old daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father's island, only to encounter murder, medical horrors and a love triangle. Based on The Island of Dr. Moreau


Read the entire series:
The Madman's DaughterHer Dark Curiosity inspired byThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeA Cold Legacy inspired by Frankenstein

I Was Here

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I Was Here by Gayle Forman

In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.

Woven

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Woven by Michael Jensen

Awakening as a ghost after being mysteriously murdered, Nels, an aspiring knight in the kingdom of Avdrand, teams up with the spoiled Princess Tyra to seek a powerful relic in a hidden magical world.

The Lonely Hearts Club

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The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg

Fed up with boys and the way they have treated her and her friends, high school junior Penny Lane--named after the Beatles song--forms a club whose members vow to stop dating, but the repercussions are surprising.


Read the sequel:

We Can Work it Out



Heirs of Chrior

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Heirs of Chrior by Cayla Kluver

When her aunt, the Queen of the Faerie Kingdom of Chrior, dies, Anya travels to the human world to find Prince Zabriel, whom she feels is the only one who can save the kingdom.


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The Queen's Choice
The Empty Throne

I'm Glad I Did

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I'm Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil

In 1963 sixteen-year-old JJ Green, a songwriter interning at New York City's famous Brill Building, finds herself a writing partner In Luke Silver, a boy who seems to connect instantly with her music, and they start cutting their first demo with Dulcie Brown, a legend who has fallen on hard times, with a secret past.

The Way We Bared Our Souls

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The Way We Bared Our Souls by Willa Strayhorn

Five teenagers sit around a bonfire in the middle of the New Mexico desert and when they participate in a ritual to trade totems as a symbol of shedding and adopting one another's sorrows, they think it is only an exercise, but in the morning they wake to find their burdens gone and replaced with someone else's.

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley

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The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shuan Davis Hutchinson

Convinced he should have died in the accident that killed his parents and sister, sixteen-year-old Drew lives in a hospital, hiding from employees and his past, until Rusty, set on fire for being gay, turns his life around. Includes excerpts from the superhero comic Drew creates.

Zero's Familiar Chevalier

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Zero's Familiar Chevalier by Noboru Yamaguchi

The young mage Louise is given a top-secret mission for her country, but her family will not allow it, so she, Saito, and Siesta head to her family's estate to convince them that she can handle the mission.


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

Kingdom Hears 358/2

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Kingdom Hearts 358/2 by Shiro Amano

Soon after his birth as a Nobody, Roxas joins the mysterious Organization XIII, and with the help of Axel and No. 14, who is also missing her memories, Roxas slowly begins to learn what it takes to be a part of Organization XIII.


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

No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!

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No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular! by Nico Tanigawa

Tomoko Kuroki naturally assumed she’d be popular when she got to high school…but then cold, hard reality swooped in for the attack! Turns out all the popularity points she’d racked up in her video game dating sims are worth squat in real life, and Tomoko’s far from prepared to navigate high school! How can she possibly hope to impress her classmates when she can’t even talk to them?! A new high-school heroine is born (maybe?)! - from the publisher

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Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5 Vol. 6

The Rule of Three

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The Rule of Three by Eric Walters

When a viral catastrophe shuts down all the computers and utilities around the world, 16-year-old Adam Daley, one of the only people who still drives a computer-free car, witnesses apocalyptic changes in his suburban neighborhood where his survival becomes dependent on the skills of his police captain mother and retired spy neighbor.

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The Rules of Thre3Fight for Power

When

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When by Victoria Laurie

Sixteen-year-old Maddie Flynn cannot help but see the death date of everyone she meets or sees in a photograph or on-screen, and her alcoholic mother exploits this by having her do readings for money, but when Maddie predicts the death of a young boy, she becomes the center of an FBI investigation.

The Darkest Part of the Forest

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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

In the town of Fairfold, where humans and fae exist side by side, a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives awakes after generations of sleep in a glass coffin in the woods, causing Hazel to be swept up in new love, shift her loyalties, feel the fresh sting of betrayal, and to make a secret sacrifice to the faerie king.

The Conspiracy of Us

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The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall

When sixteen-year-old Avery West learns her family is part of a powerful and dangerous secret society, and that her own life is in danger, she must follow a trail of clues across Europe.

Entangled

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Entangled by  Amy Rose Capetta

Seventeen-year-old Cade feels alone in the universe until she learns that she was created in a lab in 3112 and entangled at a quantum level with a boy named Xan, sending her on a galaxy-spanning journey toward a real connection.



Read the entire series:
EntangledUnmade

All the Bright Places

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All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Meeting on the ledge of their school's bell tower, misfit Theodore Finch and suicidal Violet Markey find acceptance and healing that are overshadowed by Finch's fears about Violet's growing social world.

The Boy in the Black Suit

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The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

Soon after his mother's death, Matt takes a job at a funeral home in his tough Brooklyn neighborhood and, while attending and assisting with funerals, begins to accept her death and his responsibilities as a man.

The Ghosts of Heaven

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The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick

Four linked stories of discovery and survival begin with a Paleolithic-era girl who makes the first written signs, continue with Anna, who people call a witch, then a mad twentieth-century poet who watches the ocean knowing the horrors it hides, and concluding with an astronaut on the first spaceship from Earth sent to colonize another world.

Audacity

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Audacity by Melanie Crowder

A historical fiction novel in verse detailing the life of Clara Lemlich and her struggle for women's labor rights in the early twentieth century in New York.

Atlantis Rising

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Atlantis Rising by Gloria Craw

Maintaining a low profile in the hope of disappearing after graduation, Tabitha hides her true identity as a Dewing, a super-human descendant of Atlantis, only to encounter Dewing newcomer Brice, who reveals Tabitha's special destiny.

Hellhole

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Hellhole by Gina Damico

Accidentally unleashing a big, evil oaf of a devil who begins living in his basement and demanding unlimited junk food and a hot tub, geeky Max Kilgore teams up with a former Goth girl to send his unwanted houseguest back to hell.

Gone Too Far

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Gone Too Far by  Natalie Richards

When high school senior Piper Woods finds a notebook with mutilated photographs and a list of student sins, she is sure the book is too gruesome to be true, but when a student from the list dies, and although everyone thinks it is a suicide, she suspects something much worse, and her fears are confirmed when she receives an anonymous text daring her to make things right.

Reckoners Series

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Reckoners Series by Brandon Sanderson

At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.



Read the entire series:
SteelheartFirefight

Hold Tight, Don't Let Go

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Hold Tight, Don't Let Go by Laura Rose Wagner

In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadine goes to live with her father in Miami while her cousin Magdalie, raised as her sister, remains behind in a refugee camp, dreaming of joining Nadine but wondering if she must accept that her life and future are in Port-au-Prince.

Infected

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Infected by Sophie Littlefield

Carina, a high school track star and the niece of a scientist whose research deadly agents will do anything to obtain, is injected with a performance-enhancing drug that will kill her unless she can find the antidote in twenty-four hours.

Altered

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Altered by Jennifer Rush

Seventeen-year-old Anna finds herself on the run from her father's enigmatic Agency, along with the four teen boys the Agency had been experimenting on, as they try to make sense of erased memories, secret identities, and genetic alteration.



Read the entire series:
AlteredErasedReborn

Blackthron Series

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Blackthorn Series by Kerry Wilkinson

Sixteen-year-old Silver Blackthorn of the feudal English village, Martindale, takes the coming-of-age test that determines her place in society and learns that she is to become an Offering for King Victor, placing her in a warped world of suspicion from which she knows she must escape.


Read the entire series:
ReckoningRenegade

The Law of Loving Others

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The Law of Loving Others by Kate Axelrod

After Emma returns home from boarding school, she realizes her mother is suffering from a schizophrenic break, and suddenly, Emma's entire childhood and identity is called into question, pushing her to turn to her boyfriend, Daniel, for answers, but perhaps it is the brooding Phil who Emma meets while visiting her mother at the hospital who really understands her.

Tracers

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Tracers by JJ Howard

When Cam meets a mysterious stranger and is pulled into her dangerous world of parkour, he is torn between following his heart and sacrificing everything to pay off his debts.