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Prey
Prey
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
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ISBN: 9780307497369
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Prey

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $6.99

A teacher is supposed to impart a love of learning and a thirst for knowledge. It’s a bit different with Ms. Lori Settles. All the kids are talking about how hot she is–and she is especially interested in Ryan Piccoli. When she starts giving Ryan extra attention, he’s feeling more than... Read more >
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The Killer's Tears
The Killer's Tears
Written by Anne-Laure Bondoux, Translated by Y. Maudet
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ISBN: 9780307486738
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The Killer's Tears

Written by Anne-Laure Bondoux
Translated by Y. Maudet


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $7.99

On the afternoon when Angel Allegria arrives at the Poloverdos’ farmhouse, he kills the farmer and his wife. But he spares their child, Paolo–a young boy who will claim this as the day on which he was born. Together the killer and the boy begin a new life on this remote... Read more >
Gemini Summer
Gemini Summer
Written by Iain Lawrence
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ISBN: 9780375892158
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Gemini Summer

Written by Iain Lawrence


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $5.99

In the quiet of Hog's Hollow, each member of the River family pursues a dream. Old Man River sets out to build a fallout shelter in case the war in Vietnam "brings the end of everything;" his wife Flo, who collects Gone with the Wind dolls, attempts to pen her own... Read more >
Lexi
Lexi
Written by L.S. Matthews
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375891229
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Lexi

Written by L.S. Matthews


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $9.99

THE FIRST THING I remember is waking up in the woods. I didn’t know where I was, or how I got there. I didn’t know my own name. All I knew was that the little silver key hung round my neck had always been there.

This is how Lexi’s story begins. She... Read more >
Lucy Rose: Working Myself to Pieces and Bits
Lucy Rose: Working Myself to Pieces and Bits
Written by Katy Kelly, Illustrated by Peter Ferguson
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ISBN: 9780375892172
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Lucy Rose: Working Myself to Pieces and Bits

Written by Katy Kelly
Illustrated by Peter Ferguson


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $6.99

I'M LUCY ROSE and here's the thing about friends: I am lucky in them. And here's the thing about that: sometimes they are in need, indeed, especially when one of them buys a plumbing store and needs to diva it up so it can turn into a bakery. That is one... Read more >
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Lucy Rose: Working Myself to Pieces and Bits
Lucy Rose: Working Myself to Pieces and Bits
Written by Katy Kelly, Illustrated by Peter Ferguson
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ISBN: 9780440421863
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Lucy Rose: Working Myself to Pieces and Bits

Written by Katy Kelly
Illustrated by Peter Ferguson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $6.99

I’M LUCY ROSE and here’s the thing about friends: I am lucky in them. And here’s the thing about that: sometimes they are in need indeed, especially when one of them buys a plumbing store and needs to diva it up so it can turn into a bakery. That is one... Read more >
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Before I Die
Before I Die
Written by Jenny Downham
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ISBN: 9780375849374
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Before I Die

Written by Jenny Downham


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2008
Price: $9.99

For the many readers who love The Fault in Our Stars, this is the story of a girl who is determined to live, love, and to write her own ending before her time is finally up.

Tessa has just months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, and drugs with excruciating... Read more >
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God Gave Us Heaven
God Gave Us Heaven
Written by Lisa Tawn Bergren
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400074464
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God Gave Us Heaven

Written by Lisa Tawn Bergren


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $10.99

As the sun rises on her snow-covered world, Little Cub wonders aloud…

“What is heaven like?”

With tender words, her Papa describes a wonderful place, free of sadness and tears, where God warmly welcomes his loved ones after their life on earth is over. Little Cub and Papa spend the day wandering their... Read more >
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Cures for Heartbreak
Cures for Heartbreak
Written by Margo Rabb
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ISBN: 9780375848902
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Cures for Heartbreak

Written by Margo Rabb


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $7.99

"IF SHE DIES, I'll die," are the words 15-year-old Mia Perlman writes in her journal the night her mother is diagnosed with cancer. Nine days later, Mia's mother is dead, and Mia, her older sister, and her father must find a way to live on in the face of sudden, unfathomable... Read more >
Briana's Gift
Briana's Gift
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440238690
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Briana's Gift

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $6.50

Thirteen-year-old Casey's mother always said that Casey's sixteen-year-old sister marched to the beat of a different drummer. But it isn't until Briana runs away with an older boy that Casey begins to understand what her mother meant. When Briana returns home alone and pregnant, Casey and her mother try to help... Read more >
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London Calling
London Calling
Written by Edward Bloor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375843631
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London Calling

Written by Edward Bloor


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $8.99

Martin Conway comes from a family filled with heroes and disgraces. His grandfather was a statesman who worked at the US Embassy in London during WWII. His father is an alcoholic who left his family. His sister is an overachieving Ivy League graduate. And Martin? Martin is stuck in between--floundering.

But during... Read more >
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London Calling
London Calling
Written by Edward Bloor
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ISBN: 9780375849473
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London Calling

Written by Edward Bloor


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $7.99

Martin Conway comes from a family filled with heroes and disgraces. His grandfather was a statesman who worked at the US Embassy in London during WWII. His father is an alcoholic who left his family. His sister is an overachieving Ivy League graduate. And Martin? Martin is stuck in between--floundering.

But during... Read more >
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Angels in Pink: Kathleen's Story
Angels in Pink: Kathleen's Story
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
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ISBN: 9780307433138
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Angels in Pink: Kathleen's Story

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

It’s the summer after sophomore year and Raina has convinced her best friends since the sixth grade, Kathleen and Holly, to spend their summer as “pink angels” in Parker-Sloan General Hospital’s summer volunteer program. Kathleen is reluctant to do it—she has enough responsibility at home caring for her sick mother. But... Read more >
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Angels in Pink: Holly's Story
Angels in Pink: Holly's Story
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
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ISBN: 9780307433121
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Angels in Pink: Holly's Story

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

Pink Angels and best friends Holly, Raina, and Kathleen have been through a lot over the past year. The summer before their senior year promises to be busy but fun, as Holly and Raina return to their full-time volunteer jobs at the hospital and Kathleen, who needs the money, works at... Read more >
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Telling Christina Goodbye
Telling Christina Goodbye
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
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ISBN: 9780307433817
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Telling Christina Goodbye

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $4.99

Trisha Thompson and her best friend Christina are having a great senior year. Trisha and her boyfriend, Cody, are making plans to attend Indiana University together in the fall, while Christina has already received a scholarship to the University of Vermont. Everything would be perfect if only Trisha got along with... Read more >
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Lessons from a Dead Girl
Lessons from a Dead Girl
Written by Jo Knowles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632793
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Lessons from a Dead Girl

Written by Jo Knowles


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $16.99

An unflinching story of a troubled friendship — and one girl’s struggle to come to terms with secrets and shame and find her own power to heal.

Leah Greene is dead. For Laine, knowing what really happened and the awful feeling that she is, in some way, responsible set her on a... Read more >
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Letting Go of Lisa
Letting Go of Lisa
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440238683
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Letting Go of Lisa

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $6.99

Nathan Malone has been homeschooled his whole life. He’s never spent much time with kids his own age and he’s never dated. His mother is now busy with his new twin sisters, so Nathan must enroll at the local high school for his senior year. On the first day, a girl... Read more >
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Before I Die
Before I Die
Written by Jenny Downham, Read by Charlotte Parry
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739362891
Our Price: $17.00

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Before I Die

Written by Jenny Downham
Read by Charlotte Parry


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $17.00

For the many readers who love The Fault in Our Stars, this is the story of a girl who is determined to live, love, and to write her own ending before her time is finally up.

Tessa has just months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects... Read more >
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The Silver Kiss
The Silver Kiss
Written by Annette Curtis Klause
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385734226
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The Silver Kiss

Written by Annette Curtis Klause


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $8.99

Zoe is wary when, in the dead of night, the beautiful yet frightening Simon comes to her house.  Simon seems to understand the pain of loneliness and death and Zoe's brooding thoughts of her dying mother.



Simon is one of the undead, a vampire, seeking revenge for the gruesome death of his mother... Read more >
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All Rivers Flow to the Sea
All Rivers Flow to the Sea
Written by Alison McGhee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763633721
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All Rivers Flow to the Sea

Written by Alison McGhee


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $7.99

"McGhee writes confidently as one who remembers the ordinariness of adolescence as well as its angst . . . and compellingly creates a protagonist blindsided by loss." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

For seventeen-year-old Rose, it keeps happening — the car crash. The car crash that put her sister, Ivy, in a... Read more >
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Angels in Pink: Holly's Story
Angels in Pink: Holly's Story
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440238676
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Angels in Pink: Holly's Story

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $6.99

Pink Angels and best friends Holly, Raina, and Kathleen have been through a lot over the past year. The summer before their senior year promises to be busy but fun, as Holly and Raina return to their full-time volunteer jobs at the hospital and Kathleen, who needs the money, works at... Read more >
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Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder
Written by Brian Keaney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763630713
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Jacob's Ladder

Written by Brian Keaney


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $15.99

Three friends set out in search of their identities — and a link to their past — in a provocative adventure that builds to a deeply satisfying ending.

Jacob awakens inexplicably in a gray, grim place called Locus, where people his age live in dormitories, wear identical gray uniforms, and eat spongy... Read more >
Remembering Mrs. Rossi
Remembering Mrs. Rossi
Written by Amy Hest, Illustrated by Heather Maione
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763621636
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Remembering Mrs. Rossi

Written by Amy Hest
Illustrated by Heather Maione


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $14.99

Mementos from her mother's students help a young girl to grieve in a middle-grade novel by award-winning author Amy Hest.

Eight-year-old Annie lives in a sunny apartment in Manhattan with her father, Professor Rossi. Life would be pretty good if only Annie didn't so achingly miss her mother. When Mrs. Rossi died... Read more >
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Angels in Pink: Raina's Story
Angels in Pink: Raina's Story
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440238669
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Angels in Pink: Raina's Story

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $6.99

Raina is happy and relieved that her friends Kathleen and Holly found volunteering at the hospital rewarding. They loved their summers at the hospital so much they will be working for credit during their junior year.

Raina is also looking forward to spending as much time as possible with Hunter during... Read more >
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Le Fils du pendu
Le Fils du pendu
Written by Francis Chalifour
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767951
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Le Fils du pendu

Written by Francis Chalifour


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $7.95

Fifteen-year-old Francis’s father has committed suicide and nothing will be the same again. Suicide is ugly, unglamorous, and it is never a solution. Its aftermath is dreadful.

At first, Francis feels a terrible guilt. Could he have been a better son? What if he hadn’t left his home in Montreal to... Read more >
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