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Short teasers for all new releases that kids won't be able to resist, prepared by library professionals.

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Someone Else’s Life

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When Rosie’s mum, Trudie, passes away from a genetic disease, Rosie is torn about whether or not she should take the test to find out if she has the gene for developing Huntington’s...

The Death Cure

By: James Dashner

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This final book in the Maze Runner trilogy is just as exciting as the two previous books.  Thomas and the other Gladers who have survived the Maze and the Scorch know that WICKED...

The Kill Order (Maze Runner Prequel)

By: James Dashner

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Who suspected that there were men and woman evil enough to destroy civilization and mankind by infecting a mass of people with a highly contagious mutating disease that causes rage and lunacy?...


Roland Wright: At the Joust

By: Tony Davis
illustrated by: Gregory Rogers

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Roland Wright has been a page at Twofold Castle for just a month and already he has impressed the King's bravest knights. Now Roland is off to his first tournament, where knights...

A la Carte

By: Tanita S. Davis

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Recipe for a disastrous junior year:
1 Julia Childs–obsessed vegetarian who has no life and is in love with her best friend
1 popular rebel who obviously has no interest...

Happy Families

By: Tanita S. Davis

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Two smart kids. Twins – a boy and a girl even. Home in the suburbs. Good schools and jobs. The Nicholas family was living the American Dream. At least that’s what sophomore twins...


A Million Miles from Boston

By: Karen Day

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Lucy can’t wait for summer at the Point!  Her family spends every summer in this idyllic and sacred spot on the coast of Maine. Ever since her mom died from cancer when Lucy was six,...

You Against Me

By: Jenny Downham

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A story that deals with sensitive issues of assault, this brave and unflinching novel is an honest and realistic portrayal when love comes between family bonds.  When Mikey’s sister claims...

Before I Die

By: Jenny Downham

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What would be on your "Things to Do Before I Die List" if you had to write one? Sixteen-year-old Tessa realizes that her Leukemia isn't going to get any better and she needs to start making...


The City of Ember

By: Jeanne DuPrau

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Imagine living in a city that is running out of everything -- food, medicine, even electricity. Ember has no natural lighting -- only streetlamps that continually go out, thrusting the entire...

The Winter War: A Novel

By: William Durbin

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You wouldn't think that surviving polio and learning to walk again would be easy, but compared to defending your home from invading Russians, anything else seems easy. In the...