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Beneath the Skin by Kyla Stone

Beneath the Skin by Kyla Stone

Beneath the Skin by Kyla Stone For 18-year-old Sidney Shaw, life pretty much sucks. Her mom’s a drunk. Her dad’s worse. At school, she’s betrayed and bullied by her ex-best friend. Cutting used to bring her relief, but not anymore. Something’s got to give. When Sidney punches a kid to protect her little brother, she’s forced into group counseling with perfect, popular Arianna, who looks like the type to grieve over a broken nail. But …

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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own. Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither …

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Those Girls by Lauren Saft

Those Girls by Lauren Saft

Those Girls by Lauren Saft Some girls will always have your back, and some girls can’t help but stab you in it. Junior year, the suburbs of Philadelphia. Alex, Mollie and Veronica are those girls: they’re the best of friends and the party girls of the school. But how well does everybody know them–and really, how well do they know one another? Alex is secretly in love with the boy next door and has joined …

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Girls Like Me by Lola St.Vil

Girls Like Me by Lola St.Vil

Girls Like Me by Lola St.Vil Fifteen-year-old Shay Summers is trying to cope with the death of her father, being overweight, and threats from a girl bully in school. When she falls in love with Blake, a mysterious boy online, insecure Shay doesn’t want to tell him who she is.   But with the help of her two best friends, as well as an assist by Kermit and Miss Piggy, ultimately Shay and Blake’s love …

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Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot

Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot

Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot The story of a teen girl’s struggle with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder and how love helps her on the road to recovery. Sixteen-year-old Pea looks normal, but she has a secret: she has Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). It is like having a monster inside of her, one that not only dictates what she can eat, but also causes anxiety, depression, and thoughts that she doesn’t want to have. When …

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Impulse Series by Ellen Hopkins

Impulse Series by Ellen Hopkins

Impulse (Impulse Series, #1) Sometimes you don’t wake up. But if you happen to, you know things will never be the same. Three lives, three different paths to the same destination: Aspen Springs, a psychiatric hospital for those who have attempted the ultimate act — suicide. Vanessa is beautiful and smart, but her secrets keep her answering the call of the blade. Tony, after suffering a painful childhood, can only find peace through pills. And …

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Famous in Love Series by Rebecca Serle

Famous in Love Series by Rebecca Serle

Famous in Love Series by Rebecca Serle The romantic story of a girl who gets plucked from obscurity to star in the next major feature film franchise based on a book and the ensuing love triangles she gets entangled in on—and off screen. Locked (Famous in Love, #0.5) by Parker Witter (aka Rebecca Serle) “It had always been the three of us, and then it was the two of us-Ed and August. There was not, …

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The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr

The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr

The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has no short-term memory. Her mind resets itself several times a day, and has since the age of ten, when the tumor that was removed from Flora’s brain took with it her ability to make new memories. That is, until she kisses Drake, her best friend’s boyfriend, the night before he leaves town. Miraculously, this one memory breaks through Flora’s fractured mind, and …

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Shift by Em Bailey

Shift by Em Bailey

Shift by Em Bailey Olive Corbett is not crazy. Not anymore. She obediently takes her meds and stays under the radar at school. After “the incident,” Olive just wants to avoid any more trouble, so she knows the smartest thing is to stay clear of the new girl who is rumored to have quite the creepy past. But there’s no avoiding Miranda Vaile. As mousy Miranda edges her way into the popular group, right up …

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Temperley High Series by Helen Eve

Temperley High Series by Helen Eve

Siena – aka “Boarding School Girls” – (Temperley High, #0.5) by Helen Eve Worshipped, envied, desired, and feared by all, Siena Hamilton reigns over Temperley High. Nothing can shake her place as the head of Temperley’s elite – not even that unfortunate incident at the end of last term . . . Siena is her mother’s daughter: she knows how to be perfect, and she will not disappoint. There is only one person who could …

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Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick

Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick

Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick In the next 72 hours, Kenna may lose everything—her friends, her freedom, and maybe even herself. One kiss of the blade was all it took to get her sent to the psych ward for 72 hours. There she will face her addiction to cutting, though the outcome is far from certain. When fifteen-year-old Kenna is found cutting herself in the school bathroom, she is sent to a facility …

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Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway

Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway

Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway California high school student Audrey Cuttler dumps self-involved Evan, the lead singer of a little band called The Do-Gooders. Evan writes, “Audrey, Wait!,” a break-up song that’s so good it rockets up the billboard charts. And Audrey is suddenly famous! Now rabid fans are invading her school. People is running articles about her arm-warmers. The lead singer of the Lolitas wants her as his muse. (And the Internet is documenting …

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The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse After rescuing an adolescent girl from the sea, researchers learn she has been raised by dolphins and attempt to rehabilitate her to the human world. At the age of four, Mila fell from a refugee craft and was lost in the ocean between Cuba and Florida. Until her rescue eight years later, she lived as a wild child of the sea. As Mila now learns to communicate and …

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The Wrath and the Dawn Series by Renée Ahdieh

The Wrath and the Dawn Series by Renée Ahdieh

The Wrath and the Dawn Series by Renée Ahdieh One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad’s dearest friend falls victim to Khalid, Shahrzad vows vengeance and volunteers to be his …

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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl Series by Paige McKenzie

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl Series by Paige McKenzie

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, #1) Something freaky’s going on with Sunshine’s new house . . . there’s the chill that wraps itself around her bones, the giggling she can hear in the dead of night, and then the strange shadows that lurk in her photographs. But the more weird stuff that happens, the less her mom believes her. Sunshine’s always had a quirky affiliation with the past, but this …

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Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl

Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl

Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl Sixteen-year-old Bentley Royce seems to have it all: an actual Bentley, tuition to a fancy private school, lavish vacations, and everything else that comes along with being an LA starlet. But after five seasons on her family’s reality show, Rolling with the Royces, and a lifetime of dealing with her narcissistic sister, Porsche, media-obsessed mother, Mercedes, and somewhat clueless brother, Maybach, Bentley wants out. Luckily for her, without a hook …

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Protector by Leia Stone & S. T. Bende

Protector by Leia Stone & S. T. Bende

Protector (Night War Saga #1) by Leia Stone & S. T. Bende Love. Honor. Protect. As an Environmental Studies major, Allie knows the planet is in trouble – a series of natural disasters recently rocked the northern hemisphere, and species across the globe are going extinct. What Allie doesn’t know is that her world’s decline is a casualty of an ancient battle called the Night War – the Norse goddess Nott’s crusade to control the weakest …

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Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling Orphan Harry learns he is a wizard on 11th birthday when Hagrid escorts him to magic-teaching Hogwarts School. As a baby, his mother’s love protected him and vanquished villain Voldemort, leaving child famous as “The Boy who Lived”. With friends Hermione and Ron, he has to win over the returned “One Who Must Not Be Named”. Harry Potter: The Prequel (Harry Potter, #0.5) The Harry Potter Prequel is …

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Run by Kody Keplinger

Run by Kody Keplinger Bo Dickinson is a girl with a wild reputation, a deadbeat dad, and a mama who’s not exactly sober most of the time. Everyone in town knows the Dickinsons are a bad lot, but Bo doesn’t care what anyone thinks. Agnes Atwood has never gone on a date, never even stayed out past ten, and never broken any of her parents’ overbearing rules. Rules that are meant to protect their legally …

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And I Darken by Kiersten White (The Conqueror’s Saga #1)

And I Darken by Kiersten White

And I Darken (The Conqueror’s Saga #1) by Kiersten White No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is the key to survival. She and Radu are doomed to act as pawns in a vicious …

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Nightlight: A Parody by The Harvard Lampoon

Nightlight: A Parody by The Harvard Lampoon About three things I was absolutely certain. First, Edwart was most likely my soul mate, maybe. Second, there was a vampire part of him–which I assumed was wildly out of his control–that wanted me dead. And third, I unconditionally, irrevocably, impenetrably, heterogeneously, gynecologically, and disreputably wished he had kissed me. And thus Belle Goose falls in love with the mysterious and sparkly Edwart Mullen in the Harvard Lampoon’s …

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Beauty and the Beast Novelization (Disney) by Elizabeth Rudnick

Beauty and the Beast Novelization by Elizabeth Rudnick

Beauty and the Beast Novelization (Disney) by Elizabeth Rudnick Belle has dreamt of adventures like the ones she reads in her books, of traveling the world outside her small town. When Belle’s father is captured, she takes his place as a prisoner of a fearsome Beast. But life in the enchanted castle isn’t as terrible as Belle imagines, and she ultimately finds friendship and love. Enjoy this tale as old as time about adventure and …

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The Takedown by Corrie Wang

The Takedown by Corrie Wang

The Takedown by Corrie Wang Kyla Cheng doesn’t expect you to like her. For the record, she doesn’t need you to. On track to be valedictorian, she’s president of her community club, a debate team champ, plus the yummy Mackenzie Rodriguez has firmly attached himself to her hip. She and her three high-powered best friends don’t just own their senior year at their exclusive Park Slope, Brooklyn high school, they practically define the hated species …

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The Leaving by Tara Altebrando

The Leaving by Tara Altebrando

The Leaving by Tara Altebrando Six were taken. Eleven years later, five come back–with no idea of where they’ve been. Eleven years ago, six kindergarteners went missing without a trace. After all that time, the people left behind moved on, or tried to. Until today. Today five of those kids return. They’re sixteen, and they are . . . fine. Scarlett comes home and finds a mom she barely recognizes, and doesn’t really recognize the …

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The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: …

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The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics

The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics Something isn’t right in this house.  Lucy Acosta’s mother died when she was three. Growing up in a Victorian mansion in the middle of the woods with her cold, distant father, she and her best friend and cousin, Margaret, know the ancient hallways inside out. Or so they think . . . When her beloved Aunt Penelope disappears while walking in the surrounding woods, Lucy finds herself devastated and alone. Margaret, …

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Dragon Eye Series by Finley Aaron

Dragon Eye Series by Finley Aaron

Dragon (Dragon Eye, #1) Ilsa has been afraid of dragons ever since she saw them in the sky the night she was chased from her village as a child. Now, a decade later, she’d love to return to the place she once called home—if only she knew where to find home. Truth is, Ilsa doesn’t know who she is. She only knows her father left her in the care of a guy named Ram, who …

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Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld

Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld In a world of extreme beauty, anyone normal is ugly. Uglies (Uglies #1) Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunning pretty. And as a pretty, she’ll be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun. But Tally’s new friend Shay isn’t sure …

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Winterspell Series by Claire Legrand

Winterspell Series by Claire Legrand The clock chimes midnight, a curse breaks, and a girl meets a prince…but what follows is not all sweetness and sugarplums. New York City, 1899. Clara Stole, the mayor’s ever-proper daughter, leads a double life. Since her mother’s murder, she has secretly trained in self-defense with the mysterious Drosselmeyer. Then, on Christmas Eve, disaster strikes. Her home is destroyed, her father abducted—by beings distinctly not human. To find him, Clara …

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Alice Takes Back Wonderland by David D. Hammons

Alice Takes Back Wonderland by David D. Hammons

Alice Takes Back Wonderland by David D. Hammons After ten years of being told she can’t tell the difference between real life and a fairy tale, Alice finally stops believing in Wonderland. So when the White Rabbit shows up at her house, Alice thinks she’s going crazy. Only when the White Rabbit kicks her down the rabbit hole does Alice realize that the magical land she visited as a child is real. But all is …

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Sempre Series by J. M. Darhower

Sempre Series by J. M. Darhower

Sempre (Sempre, #1) THIS IS A STORY ABOUT SACRIFICE… DEATH… LOVE… FREEDOM. THIS IS A STORY ABOUT FOREVER. Haven Antonelli and Carmine DeMarco grew up under vastly different circumstances. Haven, a second-generation slave, was isolated in the middle of the desert, her days full of hard work and terrifying abuse. Carmine, born into a wealthy Mafia family, lived a life of privilege and excess. Now, a twist of fate causes their worlds to collide. Entangled …

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The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for “social”) has money, can get away with just about anything, and has an attitude longer than a limousine. A greaser, on the other hand, always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. Ponyboy is a greaser, and he’s always been proud of it, even willing to rumble …

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The Neverland Wars Series by Audrey Greathouse

The Neverland Wars Series by Audrey Greathouse

The Neverland Wars (The Neverland Wars, #1) Magic can do a lot—give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars, and… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and bring their children home. However, Gwen doesn’t know this. She’s just a sixteen-year-old girl with a place on the debate team and a powerful crush on Jay, the …

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