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When We Collided

Emery Lord · Bloomsbury
Pages: 344
Format: eBook

Seventeen year-old Jonah Daniels has lived in Verona Cove, California, his whole life, and only one thing has ever changed: his father used to be alive, and now he is not. With a mother lost in a deep bout of depression, Jonah and his five siblings struggle to keep up their home and the restaurant...
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Courtney Alameda · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

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,...
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Cyn Balog · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

You're never really alone in this new suspenseful novel from the author of Unnatural Deeds, which Kirkus called "a PG-13 version of Gone Girl."When her mom inherits an old, crumbling mansion, Seda's almost excited to spend the summer there. The grounds are beautiful and it's fun to explore...
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Being a Girl

Hayley Long · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Other books give you the facts - BEING A GIRL tells you the truth!Being a girl is awesome. It can also be really, really hard. And no one knows that better than girls who are going through it right now. From BFFs to Mean Girls, selfies to self-esteem, pimples and periods and peer pressure,...
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The Heroes of Olympus, Book One The Lost Hero: The Graphic Novel

Robert Venditti · Disney-Hyperion
Format: Hardcover

Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids."...
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Pennyroyal Academy

M.A. Larson · Putnam Pub Group
Pages: 314
Format: Book

Set in Grimm's fairytale world, M.A. Larson's Pennyroyal Academy masterfully combines adventure, humor, and magical mischief - perfect for fans of The School for Good and Evil.Pennyroyal Academy: Seeking bold, courageous youths to become tomorrow's princesses and knights ... Come one,...
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Deirdre Riordan Hall · Skyscape
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Run fast and run far, unless you're fearless. Unless you're courageous. I'm not, but I'd like to be.Pearl Jaeger is seventeen and homeless after drugs, poverty, and addiction unraveled the life she shared with JJ, her formerly glamorous rock star mother.This moment of happiness...
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The Girl in Between

SARAH CARROLL · Kathy Dawson Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"A deeply moving story of family, homelessness, and the ghosts that won't let us go. Haunting and unforgettable." - Megan Shepherd, New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Horses of Briar HillTold in the naïve voice of a homeless girl sheltered by her mother from the world,...
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Steeplejack: A Novel

A J Hartley · Tor Teen
Pages: 334
Format: Hardcover

Thoughtfully imaginative and action-packed, Steeplejack is New York Times bestselling A. J. Hartley's YA debut set in a 19th-century South African fantasy worldSeventeen-year-old Anglet Sutonga lives repairing the chimneys, towers, and spires of the city of Bar-Selehm. Dramatically different...
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We Now Return to Regular Life

Martin Wilson · Dial Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The Face on the Milk Carton meets The Impossible Knife of Memory in this ripped-from-the-headlines novel that explores the power of being an ally - and a friend - when a kidnapped boy returns to his hometown. Sam Walsh had been missing for three years. His older sister, Beth, thought he was dead....
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