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  • Details about Lips touch : three times

    Lips touch : three times

    Laini Taylor with illustrations by Jim Di Bartolo.

    From a writer of unparalleled imagination and emotional insight come three stories of supernatural love--tales about the deliciousness of wanting and waiting for that moment when lips touch. Illustrations.…more

  • Details about I am number four

    I am number four

    Pittacus Lore.

    Nine alien teenagers are hiding on Earth. Three are dead. Number Four is next. This is the launch of a gripping, action-packed series already optioned for film by Steven Spielberg for DreamWorks.…more

  • Details about The lost one

    The lost one

    Lynne Ewing.

    When Tianna wakes up one day, she doesn't know where she is. And more important, she doesn't know who she is. All she has is a note she found in her handwriting, warning the police that is trying to kill her. Soon Tianna realizxes that she has the power to move things with her mind. Then she notices Vanessa, Serena, and Jimena watching her. What is her connection to the Daughters of the Moon?…more

  • Details about Taylor Five

    Taylor Five

    Ann Halam.

    A gripping, deeply moving adventure raises startling questions about what it means to be human. Taylor Walker seems like any ordinary 14-year-old. Ordinary--if you overlook the fact that she lives on the island of Borneo, on a primate reserve run by her parents, and knows how to survive in the jungle. Obviously, Tay isn't just like everyone else. But she is like one other person. She's exactly like one other person. Tay is a clone, one of only five in the world, and her clone mother is Pam Taylo……more

  • Details about The six rules of maybe

    The six rules of maybe

    Deb Caletti.

    When Scarlett Hughes's sister returns home from school pregnant and surprisingly married to a sweet man she has no interest in, Scarlett is forced to take a look inward for the first time. She discovers the necessity of dreams as well as the necessity of facing reality and speaking the truth.…more

  • Details about Subject Seven

    Subject Seven

    James Moore.

    Years ago, scientists began developing the ultimate military weapon: deadly sleeper assassins housed within the bodies of teenagers. Now, Subject Seven, the dangerous alter-ego living inside a 16-year-old boy, has escaped the lab and is on a mission. His objective? To seek out others like him and build an army capable of destroying their creators. Hunter, Cody, Gene, Tina, and Kylie: five teenagers leading typical lives, until the day they each receive a call from a mysterious stranger and learn……more

  • Details about Eight seconds

    Eight seconds

    Jean Ferris.

    Each ride on the bucking bull is a lesson in pain. Each landing on the packed dirt is a jarring reminder of reality. Rodeo camp is a tough way to spend a summer, but John is having the time of his life. No clingy girlfriends, no nagging moms, no annoying sisters. Just him and the guys and the biggest bulls he's ever seen. All he has to do is stay on a bull for eight seconds. It may feel like an eternity to his aching body, but for once John feels in control of his own fate. Then he learns his ne……more

  • Details about Nine days a queen : the short life and reign of Lady Jane Grey

    Nine days a queen : the short life and reign of Lady Jane Grey

    Ann Rinaldi.

    I had freckles. I had sandy hair. I was too short. Would my feet even touch the ground if I sat on the throne? These are the words of lady Jane Grey, as imagined by celebrated author Ann Rinaldi. Jane would become Queen of England for only nine days before being beheaded at the age of sixteen. Here is a breathtaking story of English royalty with its pageantry, privilege, and surprising cruelty. As she did in her previous novel Mutiny's Daughter, Ms. Rinaldi uses powerful, evocative writing to br……more

  • Details about Ten things we did (and probably shouldn't have)

    Ten things we did (and probably shouldn't have)

    Sarah Mlynowski.

    2 girls + 3 guys + 1 house - parents = 10 things April and her friends did that they ( definitely, maybe, probably ) shouldn't have. If given the opportunity, what sixteen-year-old wouldn't jump at the chance to move in with a friend and live parent-free? Although maybe "opportunity" isn't the right word, since April had to tell her dad a tiny little untruth to make it happen (see #1: "Lied to Our Parents"). But she and her housemate Vi are totally responsible and able to take care of themselves……more