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No Parking at the End Times

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No Parking at the End Times by Brian Bliss

Abigail's parents, believing the end of the world is near, sell their house, give the money to an end-of-times preacher, and drive from North Carolina to San Francisco where they remain homeless and destitute, as Abigail fights to keep her parents, her twin brother, and herself united against all odds.

Judge

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Judge by Yoshiki Tonogai

Gathered in an old courthouse, nine people accused of the seven deadly sins of envy, lust, sloth, wrath, gluttony, pride, and greed, must choose one of their group to face judgment.




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Pulse

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Pulse by Patrick Carman

In the year 2051, when most Americans live in one of two gigantic, modern States, Faith Daniels, part of a dwindling group that lives between, learns that she, like other misfits, has unusual abilities that could help when the inevitable war begins.



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Feral Nights

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Feral Nights by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Tracking his sister to Austin only to discover that she is a key suspect in a murder case, werecat Yoshi embarks on a search for answers, while werepossum Clyde and Aimee pursue their own investigation in an effort to avenge the killing.




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Feral NightsFeral CurseFeral Pride
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Companion series to Tantalize

When Reason Breaks

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When Reasons Breaks by Cindy L. Rodriguez

Elizabeth Davis and Emily Delgado seem to have little in common except Ms. Diaz's English class and the solace they find in the words of Emily Dickinson, but both are struggling to cope with monumental secrets and tumultuous emotions that will lead one to attempt suicide.

A Wicked Thing

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A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas

One hundred years after falling asleep, Aurora wakes to the kiss of a handsome prince and a kingdom that has dreamed of her return, but her happily-ever-after seems unlikely as she faces grief over the loss of everything she knew and a cruel new king.

Uninvited

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Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

When seventeen-year-old Davy Hamilton tests positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome, everyone believes it is only a matter of time before she murders someone.




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When my Heart Was Wicked

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When My Heart Was Wicked by Tricia Stirling

After her father dies, leaving sixteen-year-old Lacy with her much-loved stepmother, Lacy's birth mother suddenly shows up wanting Lacy back--and she will stop at nothing, not even dark magic, to control her daughter and draw her into her own twisted life.

Tin Star

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Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci

Beaten and left for dead on a remote space station, 16-year-old Tula Bane struggles to understand her new alien neighbors, plots revenge against the man responsible for her situation and befriends three humans who crash-land onto the station, including one to whom she is irresistibly attracted.


Followup: Stone in the Sky

Cipher

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Cipher by John C. Ford

Robert "Smiles" Smylie and his friend Ben become embroiled in a high-stakes negotiation with a pair of suspicious Feds when Ben cracks a code with the power to unlock all the Internet's secrets.

The Sin Eater's Daughter

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The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

For four years sixteen-year-old Twylla has lived in the castle of Lormere, the goddess-embodied, whose touch can poison and kill, and hence the Queen's executioner--but when Prince Merek, her betrothed, who is immune to her touch returns to the kingdom she finds herself caught up in palace intrigues, unsure if she can trust him or the bodyguard who claims to love her.

Temple Boys

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Temple Boys by Jamie Buxton

Flea, the least significant member of a gang of teens who sleep next to the Temple walls in first-century Jerusalem, witnesses Christ's passion and resurrection, torn between Jude, who protects Flea and employes him to run errands, and a brutal Roman spy determined to uncover the truth about "the Magician."

The Last Time We Say Goodbye

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The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand

After her younger brother, Tyler, commits suicide, Lex struggles to work through her grief in the face of a family that has fallen apart, the sudden distance between her and her friends, and memories of Tyler that still feel all too real.

Love is in the Air

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Love is in the Air by A. Destiny and Alex R. Kahler

When fifteen-year-old Jennifer attends circus camp to reach her dream of being a trapeze artist, she learns she is afraid of heights, but after one glimpse of Branden, the best trapeze artist at the camp, Jennifer begins falling for him, too.

Vendetta

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Vendetta by Catherine Doyle

When five brothers move into the abandoned mansion next door, Sophie Gracewell is irresistibly drawn to bad boy Nic Falcone and finds herself having to choose between two warring families--the one she was born into, and the one she is falling in love with.

Unremembered

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Unremembered by Jessica Brody

A girl, estimated to be sixteen, awakens with amnesia in the wreckage of a plane crash she should not have survived and taken into foster care, and the only clue to her identity is a mysterious boy who claims she is part of a science experiment that will take place in 100 years.



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UnrememberedUnforgottenUnchanged

Kalahari

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Kalahari by Jessica Khoury

Stranded in the desert during an educational safari gone wrong, zoologist's daughter Sarah and her classmates embark on a perilous journey to safety that is interrupted when they are attacked by a silver lion.

Mark of the Thief

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Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen

When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing the lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds much more than gold and gemstones. He discovers an ancient bulla, an amulet that belonged to the great Caesar and is filled with a magic once reserved for the gods--magic some Romans would kill for.

Fire and Flood

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Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott

Tella's brother Cody is sick and getting worse, so when she finds instructions on how to become a contender in the dangerous Brimstone Bleed race where she can win a cure for him, she jumps at the chance--but there is no guarantee that she will win, or even survive.



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Fire & FloodSalt & Stone

Dreamfire

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Dreamfire by Kit Alloway

Seventeen-year-old Joshlyn Weaver is doubting her ability to serve as a member of a secret society whose members enter the Dream universe and battle nightmares, when strangers with impossible powers begin appearing in the Dream, endangering her apprentice, Will, and the whole World.

Dove Rising

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Dove Rising by Karen Bao

When her mother is imprisoned on a lunar colony by the government, fifteen-year-old Phaet Theta does the unthinkable and joins the Militia.

The Bargaining

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The Bargaining by Carly Anne West

Grieving and guilty over a friend's death, Penny is not surprised when her mother sends her to live with her father and stepmother, April, but when April takes her to help restore an old house in a dense forest, weird occurrences connected to missing children threaten Penny's safety and fragile mental health.

The Distance Between Lost and Found

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The Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn Holmes

Sophomore Hallie Calhoun, her former friend Jonah, and new friend Rachel leave a church youth group hike in the Great Smoky Mountains and become lost for five days, struggling to survive as Hallie finally speaks about the incident that made her a social pariah and Jonah admits why it hurt him so much.

Better than Perfect

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Better than Perfect by Melissa Kantor

Setting high ambitions for an Ivy League education and successful life, Juliet begins questioning her strict family rules in the face of her father's abandonment, her mother's instability, and her growing feelings for a boy.

Find Me

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Find Me by Laura Van Den Berg

Joy, a loner who works the graveyard shift at a grocery store, finds herself immune to a strange and fatal virus that is sweeping the United States and sets off across the devastated country in search of her birth mother. - from the publisher

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer

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Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer by Satoshi Mizukami

When Yuuhi is informed by a talking lizard that he must save the Earth from a giant hammer poised to destroy it, he teams up with a super-powered princess and a motley crew of companions.




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Shades of London

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Shades of London Series by Maureen Johnson

Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation.



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Name of the StarMadness UnderneathThe Shadow Cabinet

Bloodlines

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Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. But at their new school, the drama is only just beginning.


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BloodlinesThe Golden LilyIndigo SpellThe Fiery HeartSilver ShadowsThe Ruby Circle SERIES COMPLETE

Red Queen

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

When her supernatural powers manifest in front of a noble court, Mare, a thief in a world divided between commoners and superhumans, is forced to assume the role of lost princess before risking everything to help a growing rebellion.

Seeker

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Seeker by Arwen Dayton

After years of brutal training for what she thinks is the noble purpose of becoming a Seeker, Quin Kincaid, fifteen, learns that she will be using the ancient artifacts and sacred knowledge as an assassin.

Promposal

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Promposal by Rhonda Helms

Camilla hopes her secret crush, Benjamin, might ask her to prom but feels pressured into accepting the invitation of a casual acquaintance, and Joshua has worked up the courage to ask his best friend, Ethan, to be his date when Ethan asks his help in crafting the perfect "promposal" for another boy.

My Heart and Other Black Holes

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My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Overwhelmed by her father's violent crime and the rejection of her mother and peers, 16-year-old physics student Aysel forges a suicide pact with an equally haunted Roman, with whom she falls unexpectedly in love.

Engelsfors Trilogy

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Engelsfors Trilogy by Sara B. Elfgren

On a night after the apparent suicide of high school student Elias Malmgren, a blood-red moon fills the night sky. Minoo wakes up outside her house, still in her pajamas, and is drawn by an invisible force to an abandoned theme park on the outskirts of town. Soon five of her classmates--Vanessa, Linnea, Anna-Karin, Rebecka and Ida--arrive, compelled the same force. A mystical being takes over Ida's body and tells them they are fated to fight an ancient evil that is hunting them. The park is a safe haven; the school, a place of danger. The six are wildly different and definitely not friends...but they are the Chosen Ones. As the weeks pass, each girl discovers she has a unique magical ability. They begin exploring their powers, but they are not all firmly committed to their mission--to discover the truth about Elias's death. Then a horrible tragedy strikes within the circle. Newly determined to fight the evil forces, they begin to learn ma…

The Glass Arrow

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The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

Living in hiding with other ragtag girls in a world where women are hunted and sold for breeding, 15-year-old Aya is caught by a group of businessmen who test her survival skills.

Blues for Zoey

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Blues for Zoey by Robert Paul Weston

When sixteen-year-old Kaz Barrett meets a mysterious, pink-haired girl named Zoey, his orderly life begins to spin out of control

I Am Alice: Body Swap in Wonderland

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I Am Alice: Body Swap in Wonderland by Ayumi Kanou


Makoto was an ordinary boy having a perfectly ordinary day. Then he picked up a weird book off the library shelf, and everything got turned upside-down. The book sucked him into a strange, twisted version of Lewis Carroll's famous wonderland, where monsters terrorize the countryside and the white rabbit is a captain in the king of hearts' army. And to make matters worse, when Makoto got sucked into wonderland, he wound up trading bodies with the weapons obsessed alice! Now he has to find a way to get back home, and back into his own body, before all the admiring men of wonderland find out he's really a boy. Or before he trips over his skirts and high heels.

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I Remember You

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I Remember You by Cathleen Davitt Bell

Juliet and Lucas are falling in love, but when Lucas "remembers" things about Juliet he could not possibly know, Juliet begins to wonder if something is wrong.

I'll Meet You There

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I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Skylar Evans, seventeen, yearns to escape Creek View by attending art school, but after her mother's job loss puts her dream at risk, a rekindled friendship with Josh, who joined the Marines to get away then lost a leg in Afghanistan, and her job at the Paradise motel lead her to appreciate her home town.

Enchanted

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Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

When Sunday Woodcutter, the youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week, kisses an enchanted frog, he transforms back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland--a man Sunday's family despises.


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Alienated

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Alienated by Melissa Landers

High school senior Cara Sweeney gets more than she bargained for when she agrees to participate in Earth's first intergalactic high school exchange program.



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AlienatedInvaded

Shutter

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Shutter by Courtney Alameda

Micheline Helsing is a tetrachromat -- a girl who sees the auras of the undead in a prismatic spectrum. As one of the last descendants of the Van Helsing lineage, she has trained since childhood to destroy monsters both corporeal and spiritual: the corporeal undead go down by the bullet, the spiritual undead by the lens. With an analog SLR camera as her best weapon, Micheline exorcises ghosts by capturing their spiritual energy on film. She's aided by her crew: Oliver, a techno-whiz and the boy who developed her camera's technology; Jude, who can predict death; and Ryder, the boy Micheline has known and loved forever. When a routine ghost hunt goes awry, Micheline and the boys are infected with a curse known as a soulchain. As the ghostly chains spread through their bodies, Micheline learns that if she doesn't exorcise her entity in seven days or less, she and her friends will die. Now pursued as a renegade agent by her monster-hunting father, …

The Forgetting

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The Forgetting by Nicole Maggi

Georgie Kendrick wakes up after a heart transplant, but the organ beating in her chest does not seem to be in tune with the rest of her body, and after she discovers her heart belonged to a girl her own age who fell out of the foster care system and intoa rough life on the streets, Georgie is compelled to find the truth before she loses herself completely.

Nura : Rise of the Yokai Clan

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Nura : Rise of the Yokai Clan Series by Hiroshi Shiibashi

When Rikuo is chosen as his grandfather's heir to run the Nura clan, he is torn between his human nature and his duties as a yokai.




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This Side of Home

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This Side of Home by Renee Watson

Twins Nikki and Maya usually agreed on things, but as they head into their senior year they react differently to the gentrification of their neighborhood and the new family that moves in after their friend and her mother are evicted.

Something True

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Something True by Kieran Scott

Eros, the Goddess of Love, in her guise as True, a modern-day New Jersey high school student, tries to match a third couple, the last one required for her to be reunited with her own true love, Orion, and return to Olympus.

Truth or Dare

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Truth or Dare by Jacqueline Green

In the affluent seaside town of Echo Bay, Massachusetts, mysterious dares sent to three very different girls--loner Sydney Morgan, Caitlin "Angel" Thomas, and beautiful Tenley Reed--threaten both their reputations and their lives.



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Truth of DareSecrets and Lies Kiss and Tell

Scripted

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Scripted by Maya Rock

Nettie Starling has spent all her life on the set of a reality show, but as her friends mysteriously get cut, she learns that her seemingly-perfect world hides some dangerous secrets.

Soulprint

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Soulprint by Megan Miranda

Alina has spent her seventeen years imprisoned for the crimes of her past self, as shown by soul-fingerprinting when she was a newborn, but when a group of people with questionable motives helps her escape, she discovers she may not be as innocent as shebelieves and must wonder if she is fated to repeat her pas

Black Rose Alice

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Black Rose Alice by Setona Mizushiro

Dimitri Lewandoski, a vampire from early 1900s Vienna, appears to Azusa Kikukawa in a dream in 2008 Tokyo and promises to save her dying lover if she is willing to become the breeding ground for the next generation's vampires.




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