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7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

By: Amber Kizer

Okay, so here's the deal: there are books about volcanoes erupting and meteorites hitting Earth and plane crashes where the survivors have to eat people—those are extraordinary crises. That's not...

The Monster Variations

By: Daniel Kraus

This fast-paced read will keep readers on the edge of their seats!Someone is killing boys in a small town. The murder weapon is a truck, and the only protection is a curfew enacted to keep kids off the...

The Order of Odd-Fish

By: James Kennedy

JO LAROUCHE HAS lived her 13 years in the California desert with her Aunt Lily, ever since she was dropped on Lily’s doorstep with this note: This is Jo. Please take care of her. But beware. This...


Blood and Chocolate

By: Annette Curtis Klause

Vivian Gandillon relishes the change, the sweet, fierce ache that carries her from girl to wolf. At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. But Vivian still grieves...

Between Two Worlds

By: Katherine Kirkpatrick

On the treeless shores of Itta, Greenland, as far north as humans can settle, sixteen-year-old Inuit Billy Bah spots a ship far out among the icebergs on the bay--a sight both welcome and feared. Explorers...

Please Ignore Vera Dietz

By: A.S. King

Vera’s spent her whole life secretly in love with her best friend, Charlie Kahn. And over the years she’s kept a lot of his secrets. Even after he betrayed her. Even after he ruined everything. So...


The Iron Thorn The Iron Codex Book One

By: Caitlin Kittredge

In the city of Lovecraft, the Proctors rule and a great Engine turns below the streets, grinding any resistance to their order to dust. The necrovirus is blamed for Lovecraft's epidemic of madness, for...

Meridian

By: Amber Kizer

Half-human, half-angel, Meridian Sozu has a dark responsibility.Sixteen-year-old Meridian has been surrounded by death ever since she can remember. As a child, insects, mice, and salamanders would burrow...

Playing with Matches

By: Brian Katcher

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD LEON SANDERS has a mug that looks like it should be hanging in a post office somewhere. If he didn’t have his twisted sense of humor, he’d have nothing at all. So it’s...


Resources

Almost Perfect

By: Brian Katcher

BOOK TALK
 
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...

Fallen

By: Lauren Kate

BOOK TALK
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...

The Iron Thorn The Iron Codex Book One

By: Caitlin Kittredge

Book Talk
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

BOOK TALK
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...

7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

By: Amber Kizer

Book Talk
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...

Write Before Your Eyes

By: Lisa Williams Kline

BOOK TALK
 
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...