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The Warning
by James Patterson

Language

English

Pages

337

Publication Date

August 13, 2019

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<b>Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. T</b><b>here's no place to run in a community that's been taken--and is being intentionally kept--off the grid. </b><br /> A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. <br />Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly discover that their hometown is not as it was before. Downed cellular networks fail to resume service. Animals savagely attack humans. And the damaged power plant, where Jordan's father is an engineer, is under military lockdown. <br />As friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, the Maggie and Jordan increasingly turn to each other. Their determination to discover who--or what--has taken control of Mount Hope soon has them in the cross-hairs of a presence more sinister than any they could have imagined. <br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /> <br /><br />
JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life: #PeaceOutHaterz
by JoJo Siwa

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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You might recognize firecracker JoJo Siwa from <i>Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition</i>, or maybe you fell in love with her on <i>Dance Moms</i>. JoJo’s nonfiction middle-grade debut is the next generation’s version of a real life Cinderella story: Nebraska girl becomes Hollywood’s belle of the ball, thanks to her spunky attitude and creative drive. Through the lens of JoJo’s personal experience and playful voice, she digs into themes such as finding your passion, keeping strong in the face of adversity, appreciating your individualism, the importance of being loyal, and never giving up. Most of all, JoJo’s story is meant to inspire young girls to find the courage and confidence to go after their dreams. Go Siwanatorz!<br />  
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1)
by Philip Pullman

Language

English

Pages

463

Publication Date

October 19, 2017

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<b><b><b>INSTANT <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER!<br /><br /></b>Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of his groundbreaking His Dark Materials series--soon to be an HBO original series starring Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda--to expand on the story of Lyra, "one of fantasy's most indelible heroines" (<i>The New York Times Magazine</i>).</b><br /><br /><b><b><b>Don't miss Volume II of The Book of Dust: <i>The Secret Commonwealth</i>—coming October 3!</b></b></b><br /><br /></b>Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. And so perhaps it was inevitable that he would become a spy. . . .<br /><br />Malcolm's parents run an inn called the Trout, on the banks of the river Thames, and all of Oxford passes through its doors. Malcolm and his daemon, Asta, routinely overhear news and gossip, and the occasional scandal, but during a winter of unceasing rain, Malcolm catches wind of something new: intrigue. <br /><br />He finds a secret message inquiring about a dangerous substance called Dust—and the spy it was intended for finds <i>him.</i> <br /><br />When she asks Malcolm to keep his eyes open, he sees suspicious characters everywhere: the explorer Lord Asriel, clearly on the run; enforcement agents from the Magisterium; a gyptian named Coram with warnings just for Malcolm; and a beautiful woman with an evil monkey for a daemon. All are asking about the same thing: a girl—just a baby—named Lyra.<br /><br />Lyra is the kind of person who draws people in like magnets. And Malcolm will brave any danger, and make shocking sacrifices, to bring her safely through the storm.<br /><br />Don't miss the second volume, <i>The Secret Commonwealth</i>!<b><br /><br /><b><b>"Too few things in our world are worth a seventeen-year wait: <i>The Book of Dus</i>t is one of them." —<i>The Washington Post</i></b></b><br /><br /><b><b>"The book is full of wonder. . . . Truly thrilling." <b>—</b><i>The New York Times</i></b></b><br /><br /><b><b>"People will love the first volume of Philip Pullman's new trilogy with the same helpless vehemence that stole over them when <i>The Golden Compass</i> came out." —<i>Slate</i></b><br /></b><br /></b>
The Hate U Give
by Angie Thomas

Language

English

Pages

447

Publication Date

February 28, 2017

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<p><strong>8 starred reviews ∙ Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best</strong> <strong> ∙  </strong><strong>William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 <em>New York Times</em> Bestseller!</strong></p><p><strong>"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds</strong></p><p><strong>"Stunning." —John Green</strong></p><p><strong>"This story is necessary. This story is important." —<em>Kirkus </em>(starred review)</strong></p><p><strong>"Heartbreakingly topical." —<em>Publishers Weekly </em>(starred review)</strong></p><p><strong>"A marvel of verisimilitude." —<em>Booklist </em>(starred review)</strong></p><p><strong>"A powerful, in-your-face novel." —<em>Horn Book</em> (starred review)</strong></p><p>Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.</p><p>Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what <em>really</em> went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr. </p><p>But what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.</p><p><strong>And don't miss <em>On the Come Up</em>, Angie Thomas's powerful follow-up to <em>The Hate U Give.</em></strong></p>
The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air Book 2)
by Holly Black

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

January 08, 2019

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<b>The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling novel <i>The Cruel Prince.</i></b><br /><i>You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.</i><i><br /></i><i>The first lesson is to make yourself strong.</i><i><br /></i>After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.<br />When it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves, Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortal in a Faerie world.
Making a Play (Field Party)
by Abbi Glines

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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<b>The fifth book in the #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling Field Party series—a southern soap opera with football, cute boys, and pick-up trucks—from <i>USA TODAY </i>bestselling author Abbi Glines.</b><br /><br />Ryker Lee is finally enjoying his senior year—he has great friends, hangs out with hot girls, and is on track to get a football scholarship that will set him up for college. Despite this, a small part of him wonders if there’s more to life than parties and meaningless hookups—and if football even means as much to him as it does to his fellow teammates. And when he meets the new girl at school, his world totally changes…<br /> <br />Aurora McClay is new to Lawton. She’s grateful that her twin brother, Hunter, is star of the football team and can help her adjust to her new school, but she’s <i>not</i> grateful at how overprotective he is over every person she meets. Just because she is deaf does not mean people have to treat her differently. When she meets Ryker Lee, the two of them spark an instant and intense chemistry, one that proves to be controversial not only because of Ryker’s reputation as a player, but also because of Aurora and Hunter’s father’s bigoted views about who Aurora can and can’t date.<br /> <br />Aurora and Ryker know in their hearts that they are meant for each other. But can their relationship endure the turmoil of rumors and prejudice?
The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air Book 1)
by Holly Black

Language

English

Pages

385

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<b>An instant bestseller!</b><b><br /></b><b>By #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue.</b> <i><i><br /></i>Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.</i><i><br /></i><i>And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.</i><i><br /></i>Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.<br />To win a place at the Court, she must defy him--and face the consequences.<br />In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.
The Outsiders
by S. E. Hinton

Language

English

Pages

220

Publication Date

May 15, 2012

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<b><b>50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a </b>heroic story of friendship and belonging.</b><br /><br /> No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far.<br /><br /><i>The Outsiders</i> is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published.<p><b>"<i>The Outsiders</i> transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —<i>The New York Times</i></b></p><b>"Taut with tension, filled with drama." —<i>The Chicago Tribune</i></b><br /><br /><b>"[A] classic coming-of-age book." —<i>Philadelphia Daily News</i><br /><br />A <i>New York Herald Tribune</i> Best Teenage Book<br />A <i>Chicago Tribune</i> Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book<br />An ALA Best Book for Young Adults<br />Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award</b>
One of Us Is Lying
by Karen M. McManus

Language

English

Pages

359

Publication Date

May 30, 2017

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<b>A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER!<br /><br />“<i>Pretty Little Liars </i>meets<i> The Breakfast Club</i>” (EW.com)<i> </i>in this “flat-out addictive” (<i>RT Book Reviews</i>) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. </b><br />  <br /> Pay close attention and you might solve this.<br />On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.<br />    Bronwyn, <b>the brain,</b> is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. <br />    Addy,<b> the beauty,</b> is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. <br />    Nate, <b>the criminal</b>, is already on probation for dealing.<br />    Cooper, <b>the athlete</b>, is the all-star baseball pitcher.<br />    And<b> </b>Simon,<b> the outcast</b>, is the creator of Bayview High’s notorious gossip app.<br />  <br /> Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon's dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose? <br /><br />Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them. <br /><br /><b>And don’t miss Karen McManus's new novel <i>Two Can Keep a Secret</i> that Bustle says is "a must-read YA thriller if you love <i>Riverdale </i>and <i>Sharp Objects</i>."</b> <br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>One of Us Is Lying</i></b> <br /><b><i><br /></i></b> <b>An EW.com Best YA Book of the Year Selection</b><br /> <b>A <i>Buzzfeed </i>Best YA Book of the Year Selection<br /><b><b><b>A <i>Popcrush </i>Best Young Adult Book of the Year Selection<br /></b>A New York Public Library's Best Book for Teens Selection<br />A CBC Teen Choice Book Award Nominee<br /></b></b>A <i>Bustle </i>Best Young Adult Book of May 2017</b><br /><b>A Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year Nominee<br />A YALSA Best Fiction Book Nominee<br /><b>A YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers</b><br /></b><br /> “You’ll tear through this <b>juicy, super-fun</b> (if murder can ever be fun?) thriller."—<i>Bustle</i><br /><br />"<b>A whodunit with a <i>Breakfast Club</i> twist</b>...following four unique voices <b>on a chase to find the killer, this one will keep you guessing</b> until the very, very end."—Popcrush<br /><br />"Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to <b>an exciting, single-sitting thrillerish treat.</b>"—<i>The Guardian<br /></i><br />"This is <b>no ordinary whodunit</b>…surprising and relevant."—<i><i>USA Today<br /><br /></i></i>“<b>An addictive, devour-in-one-sitting thriller.</b>”—Kara Thomas, author of <i>The Darkest Corners</i>, <i>Little Monsters, </i>and <i>The Cheerleaders<br /></i><br /><b>★</b>"[As] McManus's intense mystery unfolds...<b>each character becomes more complex and nuanced, adding richness and depth to the suspense.</b>" —<i>VOYA</i>, Starred Review
The Giver (Giver Quartet, Book 1)
by Lois Lowry

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English

Pages

99

Publication Date

April 26, 1993

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<p><b>Celebrate Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world in this 25th Anniversary Edition of <i>The Giver. </i>Includes a new afterword from Lois Lowry, as well as her Newbery acceptance speech.</b><br /><br /><i>The Giver,</i> Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal–winning novel, has become one of the most influential books of our time. Placed on countless reading lists and curricula, translated into more than forty languages, and made into a feature film, <i>The Giver</i> is a modern classic.  <br /><br /> Celebrate this beloved contribution to children's literature with the 25th Anniversary Edition. The haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity, is as resonant today as when it was first published. Lois Lowry will include a new afterword as well as her Newbery acceptance speech in this edition. <br /><br /> This ebook includes a sample chapter of sequel <i>Gathering Blue.</i></p>

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