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The Looking Glass Wars (Looking Glass Wars)
The Looking Glass Wars (Looking Glass Wars)
by Frank Beddor
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In the wake of Harry Potter, YA fantasy novels have become a dime a dozen. Luckily there are gems like The Looking Glass Wars that stand out. This lively, engaging adventure will thrill anyone who's ever read the Alice in Wonderland books and wished they... (read more)

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The White Darkness
The White Darkness
by Geraldi Mccaughrean
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Sym Wates is obsessed with everything Antarctic — especially the doomed explorer Titus Oates, who died in a 1911 expedition to the South Pole. She is thrilled when her uncle Victor arranges to take her to Antarctica, but her delight doesn't last; it... (read more)

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The Hunger Games Trilogy (Boxed Set)
The Hunger Games Trilogy (Boxed Set)
by Suzanne Collins
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The Hunger Games is the best series I've read in years. If you haven't read it, you're in for a dystopian treat. I recommend the boxed set because, as soon as you finish one book, you'll want to start the next one right away!... (read more)

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Endymion Spring
Endymion Spring
by Matthew Skelton
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Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press; Endymion, his apprentice; a special book found by a special boy at Oxford; a centuries-old secret and a modern day mystery: Matthew Skelton has baked this simple list of ingredients into a sublime literary... (read more)

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It Wasn't Me (The Hueys #2)
It Wasn't Me (The Hueys #2)
by Oliver Jeffers
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This group of roly-poly, egg-shaped weirdos can't stop fighting. They fight over who started the fighting. They fight so long they can't remember what the fighting is about. In Oliver Jeffers's hilarious picture book, all the fighting will just make you... (read more)

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I Am the Cheese (Laurel-Leaf Library)
I Am the Cheese (Laurel-Leaf Library)
by Robert Cormier
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Part mystery and part drama, this young adult classic from the righteous '70s (it was published right after Jimmy Carter took office) is weird, thrilling, surprising, provocative, and sophisticated. But the bicycling scenes are my favorite — long... (read more)

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The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
by M. T. Anderson
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This is an astonishingly imagined and well-researched book. Octavian Nothing's life is chronicled in the style of a slave narrative, but at times reads like a futuristic nightmare. Though living in apparent luxury, Octavian and his mother are slaves to... (read more)

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The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
by Michael Scott
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Michael Scott's The Alchemyst series hit us like a ton of gold bricks! Mr. Scott has already published several books of folktales, and this little venture into the life and time of Nicholas Flamel is full of great gods and myths. If you haven't had a run-... (read more)

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The Tyrant's Daughter
The Tyrant's Daughter
by J. C. Carleson
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From a former CIA officer comes a riveting account of a royal Middle Eastern family exiled to the American suburbs. THERE: In an unnamed country, fifteen-year-old Laila has always lived like royalty. Her father is a dictator of sorts, though she knows... (read more)

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Just in Case
Just in Case
by Meg Rosoff
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Meg Rosoff's books are so unique, so crafted, and so utterly beautiful, I have a hard time coming up with apt descriptions — summaries always fall short. Like her first book, How I Live Now, this novel captures the essence of young adulthood while... (read more)

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Winger
Winger
by Andrew Smith
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Ryan Dean is a fourteen-year-old high school junior who is doing his best to navigate adolescence and all its highs and lows. And you know what? Synopsizing this book doesn't really do it justice or explain why it's my #1 pick. Andrew Smith gets... (read more)

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The Lost Colony: Artemis Fowl, Book Five (Artemis Fowl #05)
The Lost Colony: Artemis Fowl, Book Five (Artemis Fowl #05)
by Eoin Colfer
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The fifth book in this venerable series finds young criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl up to his nefarious tricks. This time he has to fend off a demon invasion by unraveling the mystery of a time spell. Fans of the series won't be disappointed by this... (read more)

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Ten
Ten
by Gretchen Mcneil
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It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—three days on Henry Island at an exclusive house party. Best friends Meg and Minnie each have their own reasons for wanting to be there, which involve their school's most eligible bachelor, T.... (read more)

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The Sight: Warriors: Power of Three, Book One (Warriors: Power of Three #01)
The Sight: Warriors: Power of Three, Book One (Warriors: Power of Three #01)
by Erin Hunter
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You would think that after all this, I would be tired of reading about the Clan cats. No. Not true. Erin Hunter introduces three strong new kits with minds of their own, much to the chagrin of Squirrelflight and Brambleclaw (their parents). I think The... (read more)

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The Clever Stick
The Clever Stick
by John Lechner
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This sweet (but not saccharine) fable tells the story of Stick, who is the most clever stick he knows. But nobody else knows it because, duh, sticks can't talk. How will he finally be able to express himself? Clue: the answer's on the cover! The Clever... (read more)

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Marcelo in the Real World
Marcelo in the Real World
by Francisco Stork
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Marcelo, a teen on the autism spectrum working at his father's law office for the summer (in Boston — and I'm from Boston!), grapples with his sense of right and wrong. At first glance, Marcelo in the Real World looks like a straightforward legal... (read more)

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The Here and Now
The Here and Now
by Ann Brashares
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Ann Brashares is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, 3 Willows, The Last Summer (of You & Me), and My Name Is Memory. She lives in New York City with her husband and their four children. ... (read more)

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The Diviners
The Diviners
by Libba Bray
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The Diviners is a deliciously creepy supernatural thriller set in 1920s New York. Bray does a masterful job creating memorable characters and setting the stage for the second book in the series. An impressive amount of research went into this novel, but... (read more)

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Million-Dollar Throw
Million-Dollar Throw
by Mike Lupica
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Lupica pulls the reader directly into the action with detailed football play-by-play and just the right amount of off-the-field drama. A timely plot, real life struggles, and big sports dreams make this novel relatable to almost anyone. How would you... (read more)

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Half Bad (Half Bad Trilogy #1)
Half Bad (Half Bad Trilogy #1)
by Sally Green
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In modern-day England, witches live alongside humans: White witches, who are good; Black witches, who are evil; and sixteen-year-old Nathan, who is both. Nathans father is the worlds most powerful and cruel Black witch, and his mother is dead. He is... (read more)

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