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Defy

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Defy by Sara B. Larson

Seventeen-year-old Alexa's parents were killed by a sorcerer during a raid, so she has disguised herself as a boy, joined Antion's army, and earned a place on Prince Damian's guard--but Antion is ruled by an evil king, and "Alex" must find a way to defeat him and protect her prince.


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D-Frag

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D-Frag by Tomoya Haruno

Slacker Kazama and his gang of loyal friends find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon the Game Development Club, whose attractive yet formidable members--Chitose, Sakura, Minami, and Roka--force them to join.



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Thicker Than Water

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Thicker Than Water by Brigid Kemmerer

Wrongly blamed for his newlywed mother's murder, Thomas finds a single ally in cop's sister Charlotte, who investigates dangerous clues to uncover the truth. By the award-nominated author of the Elemental series.

Citrus

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Citrus by Saburouta

Aihara Yuzu, a high school girl whose main interests are fashion, friends, and having fun, is about to get a reality check. Due to her mom's remarriage, Yuzu has transferred to a new, all-girls school that is extremely strict. Her real education is about to begin.

From day one, happy-go-lucky Yuzu makes enemies, namely the beautiful yet stern student council president Mei. So what happens when a dejected Yuzu returns home and discovers the shock of her life: that Mei is actually her new step-sister who has come to live with her? Even more surprising, when Mei catches Yuzu off guard and kisses her out of the blue, what does it all mean?

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This Raging Light

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This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

Seventeen-year-old Lucille is struggling to get through each day, paying bills and looking after her little sister, Wren, while her father is institutionalized after a breakdown and her mother is "on vacation," but nothing else seems to matter when she is with Digby Jones, her best friend's twin brother.

Tokyo Ghoul

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Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida

Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way -- except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.

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Unwind

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Unwind by Neal Shusterman

In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to uphold their beliefs--and, perhaps, save their own lives.



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Falling Kingdoms

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Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

When her peaceful realm is thrown into turmoil by rumors of war and a murderous incident for which her betrothed is held responsible, 16-year-old royal heiress Cleo defies her father's orders to seek a mythical magic cure for her ailing sister in a neighboring country


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Chaika: The Coffin Princess

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Chaika: The Coffin Princess by Ichirou Sakaki

When Chaika, a mysterious coffin-toting wizard, hires Toru Acura to accompany her on a death-defying journey, Toru's boring life takes an adventurous turn.



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Splintered

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Splintered by A.G. Howard

A descendant of the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse.


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Demon from Afar

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Demon from Afar by Kaori Yuki

A childhood friendship among Garath, the baron's heir, his bethrothed Kiyora, and Sorath, an orphan, is tested to its limits by the machinations of Baron Kamichika and his strange and seductive companion.



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Barakamon

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Barakamon by Satsuki Yoshino

After moving to the westernmost edge of Japan, city boy, Seishuu Handa finds a guide to the island in the plucky first-grader, Naru.



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Afterschool Charisma

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Afterschool Charisma by Kumiko Suekane

St. Kleio Academy is a very exclusive school: all of the students are clones of famous historical figures such as Beethoven, Queen Elizabeth I, Napoleon, Mozart, and Freud. All of them, that is, except for Shiro Kamiya. As Shiro struggles to adapt to this unusual campus, St. Kleio's first graduate, the clone of John F. Kennedy, is killed. Are the clones doomed to repeat the fate of their genetic progenitors, or can they create their own destinies? And how does a normal boy like Shiro fit in?

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Assassination Classroom

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Assassination Classroom by Yusei Matsui

The students in Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High have a new teacher: an alien octopus with bizarre powers and unlimited strength, who's just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth--unless they can kill him first! Meet the would-be assassins of class 3-E: Sugino, who let his grades slip and got kicked off the baseball team. Karma, who's doing well in his classes but keeps getting suspended for fighting. And Okuda, who lacks both academic and social skills, yet excels at one subject: chemistry. Who has the best chance of winning that reward? Will the deed be accomplished through pity, brute force or poison...? And what chance does their teacher have of repairing his students' tattered self-esteem?

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Come Back to Me

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Come Back to Me by Mila Gray

In this heart-wrenching tale of love and loss, a young Marine and his best friend’s sister plunge into a forbidden love affair while he’s home on leave.

Deadman Wonderland

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Deadman Wonderland by Jinsei Katoka

Framed for the brutal murders of his classmates by the mysterious Red Man, middle-school student Ganta Igarashii finds himself sentenced to death in the bizarre and fatal theme park/prison known as Deadman Wonderland. The inmates of this insane penitentiary fight for survival every day to provide entertainment for the masses. Ganta is determined to survive Deadman Wonderland and clear his name, but the price may be his soul! - from the publisher 

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Instructions for the End of the World

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Instructions for the End of the World by Jamie Kain

Forced to move by their paranoid father to a remote area of the Sierra Foothills that is without modern conveniences, Nicole cares for herself and her younger sister as their survival structure succumbs to the elements, and becomes attracted to a boy from a nearby community whom she knows she will be forbidden to see. - from the publisher

Itsuwaribito

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Itsuwaribito by Yuuki Iinuma

Unable to be honest but inspired by the village monk to help others, Utsuho decides to use his skills of dishonesty for good in order to help free a local girl's brother from the bandits who invaded his village.




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Magi

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Magi by Shinobu Ohtaka

Deep within the desert lie the mysterious Dungeons, vast stores of riches there for the taking by anyone lucky enough to find them and brave enough to venture into the depths from where few have ever returned. Plucky young adventurer Aladdin means to find the Dungeons and their riches, but Aladdin is just as mysterious as the treasures he seeks. Together with his friend, Ali Baba and the genie, Ugo, Aladdin sets out to find his fortune in the depths of the endless dunes. Together with the genie Ugo and his friend Ali Baba, Aladdin sets out to find his fortune in the depths of the endless dunes...

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The Trouble with Destiny

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A Trouble with Destiny by Lauren Morrill

A high school drum major must save her school band and navigate romantic disasters when their cruise ship gets stranded at sea.

Zodiac

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Zodiac by Romina Russell

When a violent blast strikes the moons of Cancer, sending its ocean planet off-kilter and killing thousands of citizens, Rhoma Grace, a sixteen-year-old student from House Cancer, must convince twelve worlds to unite as one Zodiac against Ophiuchus, the exiled thirteenth Guardian of Zodiac legend, who has returned to exact his revenge across the Galaxy.

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Attack on Titan

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Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama


In this post-apocalytpic sci-fi story, humanity has been devastated by the bizarre, giant humanoids known as the Titans. Little is known about where they came from or why they are bent on consuming mankind. Seemingly unintelligent, they have roamed the world for years, killing everyone they see. For the past century, what's left of man has hidden in a giant, three-walled city. People believe their 100-meter-high walls will protect them from the Titans, but the sudden appearance of an immense Titan is about to change everything.

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Attack on Titan: Before the Fall

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Attack on Titan: Before the Fall by Hajime Isayama

When a Titan-worshipping cult opens one of the gates and leaves humanity vulnerable, a Titan wreaks havoc and kills a pregnant woman, but when it is discovered that the baby survived, everyone wonders what the fate of this "child of the Titans" will be.



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Ms. Marvel

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Ms. Marvel by Willow G. Wilson

Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl from Jersey City who lives a conservative Muslim lifestyle with her family, suddenly acquires superhuman powers and, despite the pressures of school and home, tries to use her abilities to help her community.



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Blythewood

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Blythewood by Carol Goodman

After a summer locked away in a mental institution, seventeen-year-old orphan Ava Hall is sent to Blythewood, a finishing school for young ladies that is anything but ordinary.




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Forbidden

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Forbidden by Eve Bunting

In early 19th century England, Josie, 16, finds herself in a sinister place with mysterious, hostile people, including her own relatives. Persistence and determination drive her to uncover the town's horrifying secret--a conspiracy to wreck and plunder ships--despite obstacles natural and supernatural.

Food Wars!

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Food Wars! by Yuto Tsukuda

When Soma Yukihira's father enrolls him in a classy culinary school, Soma must learn if he can make the grade in such a prestigious environment.




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Did I Mention I Love You?

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Did I Mention I Love You? Estelle Maskame

Love is everything but expected. Eden Monroe came to California for a summer of sun, sand and celebrities what better way to forget about the drama back home? Until she meets her new family of strangers: a dad she hasn't seen in three years, a stepmonster and three stepbrothers.

Eden gets her own room in her dad's fancy house in Santa Monica. A room right next door to her oldest stepbrother, Tyler Bruce. Whom she cannot stand. He's got angry blue eyes and ego bigger than a Beverly Hills mansion. She's never felt such intense dislike for someone. But the two are constantly thrown together as his group of friends pull her into their world of rule-breaking, partying and pier-hanging.

And the more she tries to understand what makes Tyler burn hotter than the California sun, the more Eden finds herself falling for the one person she shouldn't...- from the publisher

Perfected

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Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch

Ella is a genetically engineered human, bred in a kennel, and trained to be subservient to her master, but when she is bought by a congressman as a playmate for his daughter, Ella unexpectedly starts to develop a connection with his son.



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So Cute It Hurts!!

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So Cute It Hurts!! by Go Ikeyamada

The comedy starts when the cross-dressing begins! The Kobayashi twins, Mego and Mitsuru, were named after historical figures, but only Mego has grown up with a taste for history. So when Mitsuru is in danger of losing his weekends to extra history classes, he convinces his sister to swap clothes with him and ace his tests! After all, how hard can it be for them to play each other? But Mego can't rely on just her book smarts in Mitsuru's all-boys, delinquents' paradise of a high school. And Mitsuru finds life as a high school girl to be much more complicated than he expected!

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Seraph of the End

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Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign by Takaya Kagami

After the apocalypse, when vampires come to rule what remains of humanity, Yuichiro seeks revenge by trying to join the Moon Demon Company, an elite vampire-killing force that requires him to work in a team environment.



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Not if I See You First

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Not if I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

Demanding to be treated the same as everyone else in spite of her blindness, Parker doles out tough-love advice to her peers, refuses to cry after losing her father, and stubbornly shuns a boy who broke her heart years earlier.

Starbound Series

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Starbound Series by Amie Kaufman

Two star-crossed lovers must fight for survival when they crash land on a seemingly uninhabited planet.





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The Ancient Magus' Bride

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The Ancient Magus' Bride by Kore Yamazaki

Teenage orphan Chise Hatori, sold as a slave to an inhuman mage, begins a new life filled with magic, fairies, and other beings of a fantastical nature.




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All We Left Behind

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All We Left Behind by Ingrid Sundberg

After meeting at a party, shy bookworm Marion and popular soccer captain Kurt try to build a relationship, while struggling to overcome problems from their respective pasts.

Toriko

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Toriko by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro

In a savage world ruled by the pursuit of the most delicious foods, it's either eat or be eaten! While searching for the tastiest foods imaginable, Gourmet Hunter Toriko and his bottomless stomach travel around the world facing every beast in his way. In a savage world ruled by the pursuit of the most delicious foods, it's either eat or be eaten! While searching for the tastiest foods imaginable, Gourmet Hunter Toriko travels the world with his bottomless stomach, facing every beast in his way. Gourmet Hunter Toriko! This is the great era of gourmet food! And only Toriko can hunt down the ferocious ingredients that supply the world's best restaurants. As a gourmet hunter, Toriko tracks and defeats the tastiest and most dangerous animals with his bare hands. But has he met his match with an eight-legged alligator the size of a tank?

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