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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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Almost Perfect

By: Brian Katcher

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Senior year in his small town high school should be perfect for Logan Witherspoon. But when he finds out his girlfriend of three years slept with another guy, depression sets...

Passion

By: Lauren Kate

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Lucinda finds the love of her life only to lose him time and time again.  When she stumbles through an opening in the time continuum which allows her to race through history, she attempts...

Fallen

By: Lauren Kate

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After a tragic event at her old school, Luce is tormented by those who call her Witch and Murderer, so her parents enroll her at the Sword and Cross reform school. She spends years in therapy...


Rapture

By: Lauren Kate

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Luce and Daniel have a love that is timeless.  Cursed by Lucifer, Lucinda is forced to die time and time again once she remembers the love that Daniel has for her.  Once Lucifer decides...

The Girl Behind the Glass

By: Jane Kelley

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Waiting for their new house to be move-in ready, the Zimmer family take up residence in an old house known for its creepiness.  Twins Hannah and Anna miss the city and friends...

Melonhead and the Undercover Operation

By: Katy Kelly
illustrated by: Gillian Johnson

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Sam and Melonhead take their involvement with the FBI’s junior special agent jobs very seriously.  I mean, not everyone gets to be a FBI agent, right.  When they happen to notice that...


True Colors

By: Natalie Kinsey

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Do you ever feel like you don’t fit in?  Like you are different from everyone else?  Blue knows exactly how that feels.  Abandoned when she was two days old in an old flower pot, Blue...

The Iron Thorn The Iron Codex Book One

By: Caitlin Kittredge

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Aoife dreams of becoming an engineer who works on the powerful Engine that runs the city but lives with the ever-present fear of following in her family’s footsteps and going mad on her...

The Nightmare Garden: The Iron Codex Book Two

By: Caitlin Kittredge

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This sequel to The Iron Thorn opens with shocking speed as Aoife Grayson and the one man she trusts, Dean Harrison, flee after she has destroyed the Lovecraft Engine.  Haunted by terrifying...


The Mirrored Shard: The Iron Codex Book Three

By: Caitlin Kittredge

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Aoife knows that as a changeling, part human and part fae, she could stay forever in the Thorn Land, but her broken heart mourns for the love of her life, Dean.  When Nerissa, her mother,...

Wildcat Fireflies

By: Amber Kizer

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Sweet sixteen usually marks a turning point in a girl’s life, but for Meridian Sozu, it’s a life-changing birthday. It’s the day she discovered she’s a Fenestra--an angel in human...

7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

By: Amber Kizer

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In sassy, rant-prone Gert Garibaldi’s world, there are seven kinds of “ordinary catastrophes”: high school, boys, heartbreak, family, jobs, friends, and the future.  And, unfortunately...


Dragon Keepers #4: The Dragon in the Volcano

By: Kate Klimo
illustrated by: John Shroades

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The fourth book in the Dragon Keepers series could cost Emmy, Daisy, and Jesse their lives—or, at the very, least permanent bodily damage.  Emmy leaves the cramped garage where she lives...

Dragon Keepers #5: The Dragon in the Sea

By: Kate Klimo
illustrated by: John Shroades

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Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy have the underwater adventure of their lives when they find a Thunder Egg only to have it stolen from them by an evil mer-mage and a sea kelpie.  Jesse and...

Write Before Your Eyes

By: Lisa Williams Kline

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If you could alter anything in your life just by writing it down, what would you want to change? Gracie finds an old blue journal at a yard sale and discovers that whatever she...


Rotters

By: Daniel Kraus

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When his mother is killed in a freak accident, sixteen-year-old Joey is given no other choice but to go live with the father he’s never known. His dad is known as “the garbage man”...