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  • Details about The Selection

    The Selection

    Kiera Cass

    Fall in love--from the very beginning. Discover the first book in the captivating, #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. Prepare to be swept into a world of breathless fairy-tale romance, swoonworthy characters, glittering gowns, and fierce intrigue perfect for readers who loved Divergent, Delirium, or The Wrath and the Dawn. For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape a rigid caste system, live in a palace, and compete for the heart of……more

  • Details about This Savage Song

    This Savage Song

    Victoria Schwab

    #1 New York Times Bestseller There's no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from acclaimed author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains--and friends or enemies--with the future of their home at stake. The first of two books, This Savage Song is a must-have for fans of Holly Black, Maggie Stiefvater, and Laini Taylor. Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city--a……more

  • Details about Steelheart

    Steelheart

    Brandon Sanderson.

    nbsp;nbsp; From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Words of Radiance , coauthor of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series, and creator of the internationally bestselling Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson presents Steelheart, the first book in the Reckoners series, an action-packed thrill ride that will leave readers breathless. nbsp;nbsp; How far would you go for revenge if someone killed your father? nbsp;nbsp; If someone destroyed your city? nbsp;nbsp; If everything you ever loved was……more

  • Details about The Girl from Everywhere

    The Girl from Everywhere

    Heidi Heilig

    Heidi Heilig's debut teen fantasy sweeps from modern-day New York City, to nineteenth-century Hawaii, to places of myth and legend. Sixteen-year-old Nix has sailed across the globe and through centuries aboard her time-traveling father's ship. But when he gambles with her very existence, it all may be about to end. The Girl from Everywhere, the first of two books, blends fantasy, history, and a modern sensibility. Its witty, fast-paced dialogue, breathless adventure, multicultural cast, and ench……more

  • Details about Court of Fives

    Court of Fives

    Kate Elliott

    In this imaginative escape into enthralling new lands, World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's first young adult novel weaves an epic story of a girl struggling to do what she loves in a society suffocated by rules of class and privilege. Jessamy's life is a balance between acting like an upper-class Patron and dreaming of the freedom of the Commoners. But away from her family she can be whoever she wants when she sneaks out to train for The Fives, an intricate, multilevel athletic competit……more

  • Details about The false prince

    The false prince

    Jennifer A. Nielsen.

    In this first book in a remarkable trilogy, an orphan is forced into a twisted game with deadly stakes. Choose to lie...or choose to die. In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner's motives are more than questio……more

  • Details about The goose girl

    The goose girl

    Shannon Hale.

    A New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" A Texas Lone Star Reading List Book A Josette Frank Award Winner A Utah State Book Award Winner A Utah Speculative Fiction Award Winner…more

  • Details about Of poseidon.

    Of poseidon.

    Anna Banks.

    "A refreshing story filled with vibrant characters, feisty humor, and an irresistible romance." -Marissa Meyer, New York Times -bestselling author of Cinder Anna Banks knows her way around myth (the world of Syrena), reality (how can anyone concentrate on high school when there's an underwater kingdom to save?), and romance (mer-guys are sensitive - and pretty hot, too).Galen is the prince of the Syrena, sent to land to find a girl he's heard can communicate with fish. Emma is on vacation at the……more

  • Details about Heist society

    Heist society

    Ally Carter.

    When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own&mdashscamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving "the life" for a normal life proves harder than she'd expected. Soon, Kat's friend and former co-conspirator, Hale, ap……more

  • Details about Under the never sky

    Under the never sky

    Veronica Rossi.

    Aria and Perry, two teens from radically different societies in a future dystopia, hate being dependent on one another until they overcome their prejudices and fall in love, knowing they can't stay together.…more

  • Details about Hush, hush

    Hush, hush

    Becca Fitzpatrick.

    For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her. Not until Patch came along. With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment. But after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure who to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide wheth……more

  • Details about Angelfall

    Angelfall

    Susan Ee

    It's been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister, Penryn, will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel. Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate ……more

  • Details about The unbecoming of Mara Dyer

    The unbecoming of Mara Dyer

    Michelle Hodkin.

    Mara Dyer doesn't know if she is crazy or haunted-all she knows is that everyone around her is dying in this suspenseful and "strong, inventive tale" ( Kirkus Reviews) . Mara Dyer doesn't think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more to the accident she can't remember that killed her friends and left her mysteriously unharmed. There is. She doesn't believe that after everything she's been through, she can……more

  • Details about Tiger's Curse

    Tiger's Curse

    Colleen Houck

    The last thing teenager Kelsey Hayes thought she'd be doing over the summer was meeting Ren, a mysterious white tiger and cursed Indian prince! When she learns she alone can break the Tiger's curse, Kelsey's life is turned upside-down. The unlikely duo journeys halfway around the world to piece together an Indian prophecy, find a way to free the man trapped by a centuries-old spell, and discover the path to their true destiny.   Winner of the 2013/14 Wyoming Soaring Eagle Book Award!…more

  • Details about The Amulet of Samarkand

    The Amulet of Samarkand

    Jonathan Stroud

    Presenting a thrilling new voice in children's literature-a witty, gripping adventure story featuring a boy and his not-so-tame djinni. Nathaniel is a young magician's apprentice, taking his first lessons in the arts of magic. But when a devious hotshot wizard named Simon Lovelace ruthlessly humiliates Nathaniel in front of everyone he knows, Nathaniel decides to kick up his education a few notches and show Lovelace who's boss. With revenge on his mind, he masters one of the toughest spells of a……more

  • Details about The Girl at Midnight

    The Girl at Midnight

    Melissa Grey

    [ STAR ] "Sparks fly. . . . Will please fans of Cassandra Clare and Game of Thrones watchers with its remarkable world building; richly developed characters ; and themes of family, power, loyalty, and romance. . . . [Book 2] cannot come soon enough!" -- Booklist , Starred For fans of Cassandra Clare's City of Bones and Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke & Bone , The Girl at Midnight is the story of a modern girl caught in an ancient war. Beneath the streets of New York City live the Avicen, ……more