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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 ∙ 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>
Bridge of Clay
by Markus Zusak

Language

English

Pages

544

Publication Date

October 09, 2018

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<b>THE INSTANT <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<br /><br />An unforgettable family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the <i>New York Times</i> as "the kind of book that can be life-changing."</b><br /> <b><br />"One of those monumental books that can draw you across space and time into another family’s experience in the most profound way." <b>--<i>The Washington Post</i></b><br /><br />"Mystical and loaded with heart, it's another gorgeous tearjerker from a rising master of them." --<i>Entertainment Weekly<br /></i><br />“Devastating, demanding and deeply moving.” —<i>Wall Street Journal</i> <br /> </b><br /> The breathtaking story of<i> </i>five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance.<br />  <br /> At the center of the Dunbar family is Clay, a boy who will build a bridge—for his family, for his past, for greatness, for his sins, for a miracle.<br />  <br /> The question is, how far is Clay willing to go? And how much can he overcome?<br />  <br /> Written in powerfully inventive language and bursting with heart, BRIDGE OF CLAY is signature Zusak.
P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before Book 2)
by Jenny Han

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

May 26, 2015

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Given the way love turned her heart in the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling <i>To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before</i>, which <i>School Library Journal </i>called a “lovely, lighthearted romance,” it’s no surprise that Laura Jean still has letters to write.<BR><BR>Lara Jean didn’t expect to <i>really </i>fall for Peter.<BR> <BR>She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever.<BR> <BR>When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?<BR> <BR>In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the <i>New York Times </i>bestseller <i>To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before</i>, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of what makes it so amazing.
Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I've Loved Before ...
by Jenny Han

Language

English

Pages

337

Publication Date

May 02, 2017

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<b>“Sweetly funny.” —<i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b><BR> <BR><b><i>New York Times </i>bestselling author</b><BR> <BR>Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the bestselling <i>To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before </i>and <i>P.S. I Still Love You.</i><BR><BR>Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding.<BR> <BR>But change is looming on the horizon. And while Lara Jean is having fun and keeping busy helping plan her father’s wedding, she can’t ignore the big life decisions she has to make. Most pressingly, where she wants to go to college and what that means for her relationship with Peter. She watched her sister Margot go through these growing pains. Now Lara Jean’s the one who’ll be graduating high school and leaving for college and leaving her family—and possibly the boy she loves—behind.<BR> <BR>When your heart and your head are saying two different things, which one should you listen to?
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
by Jenny Han

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

April 15, 2014

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<b><i>To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before </i>is now a major motion picture streaming on Netflix!</b><BR> <BR><b>Lara Jean’s love life gets complicated in this<i> New York Times </i>bestselling “lovely, lighthearted romance” (<i>School Library Journal</i>) from the bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series.</b><BR><BR>What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once?<BR> <BR>Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha Book 1)
by Tomi Adeyemi

Language

English

Pages

537

Publication Date

March 06, 2018

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<p><b>With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, and instant #1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller, conjures a world of magic and danger, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir.</b></p><p>They killed my mother.<br />They took our magic.<br />They tried to bury us.</p><p>Now we rise.</p><p>Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.</p><p>But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.</p><p>Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.</p><p>Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers and her growing feelings for an enemy.</p><p>"A phenomenon." <b>—</b><b><i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b></p><p>“The epic I’ve been waiting for.” <b>—</b><b><i>New York Times</i>-bestselling author Marie Lu </b></p><p>“You will be changed. You will be ready to rise up and reclaim your own magic!” <b>—</b><b><i>New York Times</i>-bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton</b></p><p>“The next big thing in literature <i>and </i>film.” <b>—</b><b><i>Ebony</i></b></p><p>“One of the biggest young adult fiction debut book deals of theyear.” <b>—</b><b><i>Teen Vogue</i></b></p><p>This title has Common Core connections.<br /><b></b><br /><b>#1 </b><b><i>New York Times</i> bestseller</b><b>, March 14, 2018</b></p>
Turtles All the Way Down
by John Green

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English

Pages

298

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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<b>“Wrenching and revelatory.” An instant #1 bestseller, the widely acclaimed <i>Turtles All the Way Down </i>is John Green's brilliant and shattering new novel.<br /></b><br /><i>Featured on 60 Minutes, Fresh Air, Studio 360, Good Morning Amercia, The TODAY Show</i><br /><br />“A tender story about learning to cope when the world feels out of control.” – <i>People</i><br /><br />Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.<br />    <br />Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. <br />  <br /> In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of <i>Looking for Alaska </i>and <i>The Fault in Our Stars,</i> shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship.
Wizard's Key: A Gripping Epic Fantasy (The Darkwolf Saga Book 1)
by Mitch Reinhardt

Language

English

Pages

351

Publication Date

December 19, 2016

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<h2>Finding a magical key was easy. Staying alive, however...</h2><h3><i>The dirt-encrusted key didn’t look like much, but when bullied teen Geoff inadvertently activates it, he is suddenly thrust into a strange and beautiful world. </i></h3><p>It doesn’t help that he’s accompanied by Sawyer, his chief tormentor at school, but there is a silver lining in that intelligent, compassionate Jane is also with them. </p><h3>˃˃˃ Soon the three teenagers encounter evil orcs, majestic unicorns, dangerous trolls, and a mysterious elven druid who doesn’t care for humans.</h3><p>Together, they must make their way back home before the new world they find themselves in erupts in war. </p><h3>˃˃˃ Along the way, they’ll be tested to the limits of their endurance - and discover hidden powers deep within. </h3><p>But will those powers be enough to stop the ravenous werewolf that is stalking them?</p><h3>˃˃˃ Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien J.K. Rowling and C.S. Lewis will love the first installment of this powerfully-written, epic fantasy. </h3><h2><u>Scroll up and grab a copy the Wizards Key today.</u></h2>
Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines
by Nic Sheff

Language

English

Pages

340

Publication Date

April 24, 2009

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<b>The story that inspired the major motion picture <i>Beautiful Boy</i> featuring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet<i>.</i></b><BR> <BR><b>This <i>New York Times </i>bestselling memoir of a young man’s addiction to methamphetamine tells a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery.</b><BR><BR>Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer in California to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling, heartbreaking, and true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. As we watch Nic plunge into the mental and physical depths of drug addiction, he paints a picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself. It's a harrowing portrait—but not one without hope.
Dumplin'
by Julie Murphy

Language

English

Pages

380

Publication Date

September 15, 2015

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<p><strong>Soon to be a Netflix film—featuring Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, and Dove Cameron, as well as a soundtrack from Dolly Parton!</strong></p><p>The #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestseller and feel-good YA of the year—about Willowdean Dixon, the fearless, funny, and totally unforgettable heroine who takes on her small town’s beauty pageant.</p><p>Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body.</p><p>With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked . . . until Will takes a job at Harpy’s, the local fast-food joint. There she meets Private School Bo, a hot former jock. Will isn’t surprised to find herself attracted to Bo. But she is surprised when he seems to like her back. <br /><br />Instead of finding new heights of self-assurance in her relationship with Bo, Will starts to doubt herself. So she sets out to take back her confidence by doing the most horrifying thing she can imagine: entering the Miss Clover City beauty pageant—along with several other unlikely candidates—to show the world that she deserves to be up there as much as any girl does.</p><p>Along the way, she’ll shock the hell out of Clover City—and maybe herself most of all.<strong></strong></p>

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