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  • Details about Once upon a Marigold

    Once upon a Marigold

    Jean Ferris.

    In this witty spoof of fairy tales, Christian, who lives in a cave with a troll for a dad, is clueless about how amazing--and stupefying--love can be. But now that Christian's fallen for Princess Marigold, it's up to him to untwist an odd love triangle and foil a scheming queen who wants to take over the kingdom, even if it means bumping off her own daughter.…more

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  • Details about With the Fire on High

    With the Fire on High

    Elizabeth Acevedo

    From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisions—doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magic……more

  • Details about Epic: a novel

    Epic: a novel

    Conor Kostick.

    Generations ago, violence was banned on New Earth. Society is governed and conflicts are resolved in the arena of a fantasy computer game, Epic. Everyone plays. If you win, you have the chance to go to university, get more supplies for your community, and fulfill your dreams; if you lose, your life both in and out of the game is worth nothing. When Erik, seeking revenge for the unjust treatment of his parents, dares to subvert the rules of Epic, he and his friends find themselves up against with……more

  • Details about The Name of the Star

    The Name of the Star

    Maureen Johnson.

    The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it's the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city, gruesome crimes mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper in the autumn of 1888. Soon "Rippermania" takes hold of modern-day London, and the police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man police now believe to b……more

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