Young Adult

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Louder Than Words tells the story of a teenage girl who must uncover her past in order to pursue her future.

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“Conjure is a sweet, adventure-packed romp for young teen readers.”

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“It’s like Alice in Wonderland meets Jason Bourne in Fallujah.”

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“Libba Bray has created a mesmerizing concoction of the paranormal mixed with horror, well seasoned with captivating period detail.”

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“. . . not a warm fuzzy story.”

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

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“. . . skillfully crafted . . . in a fun-filled, thoroughly enjoyable package.”

Cat Crawford, just about to turn 16, is not in the mood to celebrate.

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“. . . fresh, strange, and dangerous. . . . Neverland is lush and beautiful, but edged everywhere with menace . . . the people . . . ragged-edged and wild.”

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“Liar and Spy is a worthwhile read . . .”

Rebecca Stead covers a lot of ground in her new middle grade mystery Liar and Spy.

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“What more can a reader ask? . . . dazzling . . . a brilliant story well told.”

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“. . . a magical, thought-provoking expedition.”

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“. . . realistic . . . rendered in a quiet prose that speaks volumes . . .”

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“. . . an effervescent cocktail . . . with just the right bite.”

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“Pretty Amy is a coming-of-age story without the comfort of padding.”

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“A perfectly timed novel of dystopian love . . . Smart, creative, and dazzling . . .”

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“Mr. Bedard masterfully interlaces the real with the supernatural . . . , evoking a sense of myriad magical possibilities.”

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“The Fault in Our Stars feels like the stakes have been raised, a swing for the fences that tackles big themes (life, love, and death) and succeeds. Mr.

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“Read Grave Mercy for the interesting view of history, the mysterious and absorbing religion of assassins, the adventure, the romance, the incredibly fine storytelling.

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“Amazingly, in weaving Charlotte Bronte’s beloved tome into the life of a modern day teenager, Eve Marie Mont has managed to create characters that believably embody dual roles in both sett

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“Ms. Despain knows how to keep the action flowing. . . . The Savage Grace is a paranormal romance, but the love story takes a back seat to the action.

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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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“Ms. DeStefano does a good job of capturing that push-pull dynamic that is so common among adolescents: I hate it. I love it. I’m not sure what I’m feeling. . . .

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The trick of the young adult novel is one of illusion.

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“Creative and inviting, Incarnate offers a new concept into the young adult genre, now overflowing with paranormal and fantasy titles.

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