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This heady blend of sci-fi, romance, and revolution reels in the reader from the start.

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A small town. A big secret. A deadly game. A dark, contemporary thriller.

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“a terrific YA thriller. . . . Peter Blankman’s blurred perception of what’s happening to him intrigues us from the first page to the very last.”

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“a fast-moving, exciting, sometimes near-harrowing story of one of man’s basic fears, that of the denial of one’s true identity by those he loves.”

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“It is a love letter to good writing, interesting plotting, and strong characterization.”

“Does love have to end in heartbreak?”

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Many young adult novels can be enjoyed by readers from 8 to 88. Others are tightly aimed at teenagers.

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Climate change has wrecked Earth with monster storms and towering tsunamis. Cities around the globe disappear under water that surges higher every day.

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“Nonstop action . . .”

“This morning I awoke to a dead girl standing beside my bed, peeling strips of skin from her arms.”

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“a well-written contemporary YA novel with likable characters and a few moral lessons that are obvious but not heavy-handed.”

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A drug similar to Ritalin, called Concentr8, has suddenly stopped being distributed and the repercussions are as Dr.

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“. . . a welcome view of a likable young woman’s full-throttled claim on life in the early 20th century.”

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“A cautionary tale about responsibility, integrity, and redemption . . .”

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“The Girl in the Park by Mariah Fredericks demonstrates one should not judge a book by its cover and that friendships—even broken ones—can still run deep and true.”

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In her debut book The Daughters, Joanna Philbin introduced us to three best friends: Carina, daughter of one of the richest men in the world; Hudson, daughter of a famous pop star; and Liz

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Seventeen-year-old Emma seems like your average teenage girl—except for the fact that she considers herself cursed.

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Due to a flaw in the genetic engineering designed to prolong the life of the population, men only live to 25 years of age, and women only live to be 20.

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In a world of smoking hot vampires that charm the pants (and blood) off young women, there is a new kid in town who doesn’t quite measure up.

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There are times when every teenager in the world feels like an alien. But Mackie Doyle doesn’t just feel like an outsider; he knows he is different: not normal, maybe not even human.

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Torment is the much-anticipated second book to Fallen, the young adult sensation by author Lauren Kate, and the first novel in the Fallen series.