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Stolen Enchantress by Amber Argyle (Forbidden Forest #1)

Stolen Enchantress by Amber Argyle (Forbidden Forest #1) Any girl who goes into the Forbidden Forest never comes out again. Except the one who did.  Larkin should have been watching her little sister, should have paid more attention to the trees looming over her family’s fields. Now Sela is gone. Knowing full well the danger of the forest and its beast, Larkin goes after her anyway. With her sister clutched in her arms, she manages …

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The Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #2)

The Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #2) Across the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, they must call a rare gathering of all seventeen lords to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to stifle the growing flames of war, and she is ready to make any sacrifice if it means saving …

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The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #1)

The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #1) In the Raverran Empire, magic is scarce and those born with power are strictly controlled — taken as children and conscripted into the Falcon Army.  Zaira has lived her life on the streets to avoid this fate, hiding her mage-mark and thieving to survive. But hers is a rare and dangerous magic, one that threatens the entire empire. Lady Amalia Cornaro was never meant to …

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Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield—her brother, fighting with the enemy—the brother she watched die five years ago. Faced with her brother’s betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains …

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The Beginning by Mia Tavor (Lupus Constellation #1)

The Beginning by Mia Tavor (Lupus Constellation #1) EVEN GODS WOULD BE ENVIOUS OF SUCH POWER.  When Alex Leran moves to a bizarre Canadian town no one talks about, her life changes forever. She makes an inconceivable revelation: she belongs to a unique race blessed by the stars. These Chosen ones possess the power that has no equal, the peculiar abilities that only gods used to have. Strong and imperious, with their rule stretching farther …

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Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Zach is eighteen. He is bright and articulate. He’s also an alcoholic and in rehab instead of high school, but he doesn’t remember how he got there. He’s not sure he wants to remember. Something bad must have happened. Something really, really bad. Remembering sucks and being alive – well, what’s up with that? I have it in my head that when we’re born, …

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City of Vikings by Farah Cook (The Viking Assassin #2)

City of Vikings by Farah Cook (The Viking Assassin #2) Nora Hunt is the last of her kind from an aristocratic bloodline of Viking assassins. She is chosen by the Norse gods, to carry the map of nine Viking worlds, Yggdrasil, which is tattooed on her back. Nora was blessed by the gods with rare gifts and will become powerful when she finds the assassin weapons. With her unique gifts, she must serve and protect …

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City of Skies by Farah Cook (The Viking Assassin #1)

City of Skies by Farah Cook (The Viking Assassin #1) ONE GIRL. A DEADLY QUEST. AN EPIC JOURNEY. Nora Hunt has just joined the deadly quest to discover the ancient legend of the nine worlds of the Vikings. Her post-apocalyptic dystopian world, Triangle of Peace, is the only home she’s ever known. But at sixteen years old, the skilled young warrior joins an elite band of raiders called Jarls. Her mission? Merely to win the …

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The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury

The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury She is the most powerful Jinni of all. He is a boy from the streets. Their love will shake the world…  When Aladdin discovers Zahra’s jinni lamp, Zahra is thrust back into a world she hasn’t seen in hundreds of years—a world where magic is forbidden and Zahra’s very existence is illegal. She must disguise herself to stay alive, using ancient shape-shifting magic, until her new master has selected …

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Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (Jack #2)

Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (Jack #2) Jack Room 204—Miss Stretchberry February 25 Today the fat black cat up in the tree by the bus stop dropped a nut on my head thunk and when I yelled at it that fat black cat said Murr-mee-urrr in a nasty spiteful way. I hate that cat. This is the story of Jack words sounds silence teacher and cat.   FREE Download Hate That Cat by Sharon …

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Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (Jack #1)

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (Jack #1) “I guess it does look like a poem when you see it typed up like that.” Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. Stretchberry, won’t stop giving her class poetry assignments — and Jack can’t avoid them. But then something amazing happens. The more he writes, the more he learns he does have …

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Given to the Earth by Mindy McGinnis (Given Duet #2)

Given to the Earth by Mindy McGinnis (Given Duet #2) Duty, fate, desire, and destiny collide in this intricately wrought tale, perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas. Although she was born to save the kingdom by sacrificing herself to the rising sea, Khosa’s marriage to King Vincent has redeemed her. As the Queen of Stille, she’s untouchable. But being Queen hasn’t stopped her heart from longing for the King’s stepbrother, Donil. And it hasn’t …

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Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis (Given Duet #1)

Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis (Given Duet #1) Everyone has a place. Khosa was born to be fed to the sea, to prevent the kind of wave that once destroyed the Kingdom of Stille. She can’t be sacrificed until she produces an heir, but human touch repulses her…except for the touch of the Indiri. Dara and Donil are the last of the Indiri, a native race with magic that’s seductive—a force of nature—but …

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Son of the Dawn by Cassandra Clare & Sarah Rees Brennan (Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1)

Son of the Dawn by Cassandra Clare & Sarah Rees Brennan (Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1) The Lightwoods, the Shadowhunters who run the New York Institute, are expecting a new addition to their family: the orphaned son of their father’s friend, Jace Wayland. Alec and Isabelle aren’t too sure they want a new brother, and their parents are not assuaging their fears, too occupied with the dark news that Raphael Santiago, second-in-command of the …

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Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake

Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake Vikings meets Frostblood in this romantic historical fantasy stand-alone from author Jessica Leake. The ancient land of Éirinn is mired in war. Ciara, princess of Mide, has never known a time when Éirinn’s kingdoms were not battling for power, or Northmen were not plundering their shores. The people of Mide have always been safe because of Ciara’s unearthly ability to control her enemies’ minds and actions. But lately …

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne Berlin, 1942 : When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off …

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The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth (Carve the Mark #2)

The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth (Carve the Mark #2) In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. Fate brought them together. Now it will divide them. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by …

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Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (Carve the Mark #1)

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (Carve the Mark #1) On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not—their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world? …

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (Winternight Trilogy #1)

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (Winternight Trilogy #1) At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse’s fairy tales. Above all, she loves the chilling story of Frost, the blue-eyed winter demon, who appears in the frigid night to …

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The Helio Trilogy by Valerie Roeseler

The Helio Trilogy by Valerie Roeseler MIDNIGHT DIVINE: Leaving her broken home and shady past behind, Ivy Harris is determined to make something of herself. Her new acquaintance, Jack Roe, is irritating and arrogant with a womanizing reputation. Despite his secretive behavior and constant pursuit of her, Ivy finds herself falling for him. When Jack’s secrets are revealed, Ivy discovers her life isn’t her own as she’s trapped within a conflict between beings of light …

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The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride—or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia—the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is …

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The Blood Flesh Bone Trilogy by Juliet Vane

The Blood Flesh Bone Trilogy by Juliet Vane At Rosebud Academy, the spirits have their own haunting melodies.  Up until a few weeks ago, eighteen-year-old Lissa Anderson drank, smoked, and partied hard. Now, though, she’s determined to be the straightest arrow at Rosebud, an elite summer program for classical musicians. But the unrestful spirits in the old school have other ideas. A spooky old dormitory, overprivileged students, and hours at the piano make the program …

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A Gathering of Ravens by Scott Oden

A Gathering of Ravens by Scott Oden To the Danes, he is skraelingr; to the English, he is orcneas; to the Irish, he is fomoraig. He is Corpse-maker and Life-quencher, the Bringer of Night, the Son of the Wolf and Brother of the Serpent. He is Grimnir, and he is the last of his kind–the last in a long line of monsters who have plagued humanity since the Elder Days. Drawn from his lair by a thirst for …

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I Stop Somewhere by T.E. Carter

I Stop Somewhere by T.E. Carter Ellie Frias disappeared long before she vanished. Tormented throughout middle school, Ellie begins her freshman year with a new look: she doesn’t need to be popular; she just needs to blend in with the wallpaper. But when the unthinkable happens, Ellie finds herself trapped after a brutal assault. She wasn’t the first victim, and now she watches it happen again and again. She tries to hold on to her …

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The Mortician’s Daughter: One Foot in the Grave by C. C. Hunter (The Mortician’s Daughter #1)

The Mortician’s Daughter: One Foot in the Grave by C. C. Hunter (The Mortician’s Daughter #1) Her dad’s job is with the dead . . . and he’s bringing his work home with him.  Once again, seventeen-year-old Riley Smith is the new kid in school and her dad’s career has her back to being dubbed a freak. Truth is, she’s a much bigger freak than her classmates think. The only company she keeps these days …

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The Vampire Games by Stephanie Archer

The Vampire Games by Stephanie Archer My name is Bianka, and I live in a world a lot like yours. Or at least, I used to. Then I got harvested. Taken into eerie darkness underneath the surface of my world, I’ve learned that cities like mine – Hidden Oaks – are just places that the vampires keep humans until it’s time to drink their blood. Now it’s my turn. They’re harvesting me. But I’m fighting …

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Boomerang by Helene Dunbar

Boomerang by Helene Dunbar Michael Sterling disappeared from his Maine town five years ago. Everyone assumed he was kidnapped. Everyone was wrong. Now, at seventeen, he’s Sean Woodhouse. And he’s come “home,” to the last place he wants to be, to claim the small inheritance his grandparents promised him when he graduated high school, all so he can save Trip, the boy he developed an intense and complicated relationship with while he was away. Sean …

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The Henley High Poetry Club by Jude Warne

The Henley High Poetry Club by Jude Warne (Crushing #1) Hunter Zivotovsky wants to be a writer. When his dream girl Wren Cooper starts a poetry club at Henley High, he decides to push his creative chops to the max. But Hunter’s longtime best friend Carmelita Lorca doesn’t think that Wren is for real. Soon, Hunter must decide what’s more important to him: his desire to be accepted into Wren’s writerly world, or his desire to …

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Losing Leah by Tiffany King

Losing Leah by Tiffany King Some bonds can’t be broken. Ten years after the tragic disappearance of her twin sister Leah, sixteen-year-old Mia Klein still struggles to exist within a family that has never fully recovered. Deep in the dark recesses of her mind lies an overwhelming shadow, taunting Mia with mind-splitting headaches that she tries to hide in an effort to appear okay. Leah Klein’s life as she knew it ended the day she …

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The Winter Queen by Katie M. John

The Winter Queen by Katie M. John When close friends May and Tom take a walk through the snow covered woods, May has no idea how truly magical, and dangerous, things are about to get. When she wakes up badly injured in lavish but unfamiliar surroundings, she begins to understand that nothing is once what it was – and sometimes, as beautiful as the snow can be, it can be cruel. Finding herself trapped in …

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The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined to find her mother, the bird. In her search, she winds up chasing after ghosts, uncovering family secrets, and forging a new …

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Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson

Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson It took only twenty-two minutes for Kirby Matheson to exit his car, march onto school grounds, enter the gymnasium, and open fire, killing six and injuring five others. But this isn’t a story about the shooting itself. This isn’t about recounting that one unforgettable day. This is about Kirby and how one boy—who had friends, enjoyed reading, played saxophone in the band, and had never been in trouble before—became …

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Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles When Marvin Johnson’s twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid. The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it’s up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler …

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