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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><div><br /></div><div><i>You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.</i></div><div><i><br /></i></div><div><i>The first lesson is to make yourself strong.</i></div><div><i><br /></i></div><div>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.</div><div><br /></div><div>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.</div>
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 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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<div><b>An instant bestseller!</b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><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></div> <i><div><i><br /></i></div>Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.</i><div><i><br /></i></div><div><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></div><div><i><br /></i></div><div>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.</div><div><br /></div><div>To win a place at the Court, she must defy him--and face the consequences.</div><div><br /></div><div>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.</div>
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.
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel
by , Justin Paul

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

October 09, 2018

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<div><b>** INSTANT <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER **</b></div><div><b>USA TODAY BESTSELLER</b></div><div><b>WSJ BESTSELLER</b></div><div><b>INDIE BOUND BESTSELLER</b></div> <b><div><b><br /></b></div>From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by the hit Broadway show <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i>. </b><br /><br /><i>Dear Evan Hansen, </i><br /><br /><i>Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...</i><br /><br />When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief<b> </b>over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.<br /><br />Suddenly, Evan isn't invisible anymore--even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy's parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own, desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend.<b> </b>As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he's doing can't be right, but if he's helping people, how wrong can it be? <br /><br />No longer tangled in his once-incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose. And a website. He's confident. He's a viral phenomenon. Every day is amazing. Until everything is in danger of unraveling and he comes face to face with his greatest obstacle: himself.<br /><br />A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation.
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

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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.
Bridge of Clay
by Markus Zusak

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English

Pages

525

Publication Date

October 09, 2018

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<b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <i>ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY <b><b><b><i>• THE WALL STREET JOURNAL</i></b></b></b></i><br /><br />The unforgettable, <i>New York Times </i>bestselling 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 /> <br /><b>"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." <b>—</b><i>Entertainment Weekly<br /></i><br />“Devastating, demanding and deeply moving.” —<i>Wall Street Journal</i> </b><br /><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.
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>Instant <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br /><b><i>New York Times</i> Notable Children's Books of 2018 </b><br /><b>TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018</b><br /><b><i>NPR</i>'s Book Concierge 2018 Great Reads List </b><br /><b>Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018</b><br /><b>Bustle's Top 25 Best Young Adults Books of 2018</b><br /><b></b><b>2018 <i>Kirkus </i>Prize Finalist </b><br /><b></b><b>YALSA William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist</b> <b></b><br /><b>Paste Magazine’s 30 Best YA Novels of 2018</b><br /><b>Newsweek’s 61 Best Books from 2018</b><br /><b>Boston Globe’s Best Children's Books of 2018</b><br /><b><i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best YA Books of 2018</b><br /><b><i>School Library Journal </i>Best Books of 2018 </b> <b></b><br /><b></b><br /><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>
The Hazel Wood: A Novel
by Melissa Albert

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

January 30, 2018

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<p><b>Welcome to Melissa Albert's <i>The Hazel Wood</i></b>—<b>the fiercely stunning <i>New York Times</i> bestseller with seven starred reviews everyone is raving about!</b><br /><b></b><br />Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: Her mother is stolen away—by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother's stories are set. Alice's only lead is the message her mother left behind: “Stay away from the Hazel Wood.”</p><p>Alice has long steered clear of her grandmother’s cultish fans. But now she has no choice but to ally with classmate Ellery Finch, a Hinterland superfan who may have his own reasons for wanting to help her. To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother's tales began—and where she might find out how her own story went so wrong.</p>

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