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  • Details about Looking for Alaska : a novel

    Looking for Alaska : a novel

    by John Green.

    In a stunning debut novel, Miles "Pudge" Halter befriends some fellow boarding school students whose lives are everything but boring. Pudge falls in love with Alaska, the razor-sharp and self-destructive nucleus. But when tragedy strikes, Pudge discovers the value of loving unconditionally.…more

  • Details about I Am the Messenger

    I Am the Messenger

    Markus Zusak

    Meet Ed Kennedy--underage cabdriver, pathetic cardplayer, and useless at romance. He lives in a shack with his coffee-addicted dog, the Doorman, and he's hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the first Ace arrives. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. . . . Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary), until only one question remains: Wh……more

  • Details about This Is Our Story

    This Is Our Story

    Ashley Elston

    No one knows what happened that morning at River Point. Five boys went hunting. Four came back. The boys won't say who fired the shot that killed their friend, Grant; the evidence shows it could have been any one of them. Kate Marino's senior year internship at the District Attorney's Office isn't exactly glamorous-more like an excuse to leave school early that looks good on college applications. Then the DA hands her boss, Mr. Stone, the biggest case her small town of Belle Terre has ever seen……more

  • Details about All the Bright Places

    All the Bright Places

    Jennifer Niven.

    The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning! Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her ach……more

  • Details about The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give

    Angie Thomas

    Eight Starred Reviews! #1 New York Times Bestseller! "Absolutely riveting!" --Jason Reynolds "Stunning." --John Green "This story is necessary. This story is important." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Heartbreakingly topical." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A marvel of verisimilitude." --Booklist (starred review) "A powerful, in-your-face novel." --The Horn Book (starred review) Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and th……more

  • Details about Alex, Approximately

    Alex, Approximately

    Jenn Bennett

    In this delightfully charming teen spin on You've Got Mail , the one guy Bailey Rydell can't stand is actually the boy of her dreams--she just doesn't know it yet. Classic movie buff Bailey "Mink" Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by "Alex." Two coasts separate the teens until Bailey moves in with her dad, who lives in the same California surfing town as her online crush. Faced with doubts (what if he's a creep in real life--or worse? ), Bailey doesn't……more

  • Details about Ghost World

    Ghost World

    Daniel Clowes

    The Ghost World film, based on Clowes hit graphic novel of the same name, was released by MGM/UA in the Autumn of 2001. Written by Clowes and Terry Zwigoff, the story of Enid, (Thora Birch) and Rebecca (Scarlet Johansson) has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted screenplay - a fact which is sure to attract media and public interest to the original comic book.…more

  • Details about Hunted

    Hunted

    Meagan Spooner

    New York Times bestselling author Meagan Spooner spins a thoroughly thrilling Beauty and the Beast story for the modern age, expertly woven with spellbinding romance, intrigue, and suspense that readers won't soon be able to forget. Beauty knows the Beast's forest in her bones--and in her blood. After all, her father is the only hunter who's ever come close to discovering its secrets. So when her father loses his fortune and moves Yeva and her sisters out of their comfortable home among the ari……more

  • Details about A Court of Thorns and Roses

    A Court of Thorns and Roses

    Sarah J. Maas

    "Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from stories, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin, a High Lord of the faeries. As her feelings toward him transform from hostility to a fiery passion, the threats against the faerie lands grow. Feyre must fight to break an ancient curse or she will lose Tamlin forever"-- Provided by publisher…more

  • Details about I'll Give You the Sun

    I'll Give You the Sun

    Jandy Nelson

    The New York Times Bestselling story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, David Levithan, and Rainbow Rowell Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened to wreck the twins in ……more